Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Major in Technology Management (Teacher Certification in Technology Education, Grades 6-12)

Minimum required: 122 semester credit hours

Admission Requirement

  1. All students pursuing teacher certification must apply and be accepted to the Office of Educator Preparation.

General Requirements

  1. The general education core curriculum courses are listed in the degree plan below along with the statewide component code number. See the General Education Core Curriculum section of this catalog for the Texas State requirements and options in the core curriculum, including Honors courses.
  2. Majors must complete a minimum of 36 advanced hours (3000 or 4000 level courses).
  3. Nine semester credit hours must be writing intensive (WI).
  4. A minor in Secondary Education is required.
  5. In addition to the major, minor and general education core curriculum requirements, students must also complete 21 hours of professional sequence courses under the College of Education. All coursework must be completed prior to EDST 4681.
  6. To satisfy graduation requirements for teacher certification, students must have at least a 2.75 Overall GPA. A GPA of at least 2.50 in all assigned courses in the professional sequence with no grade below a “C”.
  7. If two years of the same language are taken in high school, then no additional language hours will be required for the degree. In the absence of such high school language, two semesters of the same modern language must be taken at the college level.
  8. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) requires multiple background checks for progression through the Educator Preparation Program. Based on information recorded in your criminal history, you may be ineligible for issuance of a teaching certificate upon completion of the Educator Preparation Program. If you have a criminal history, you may obtain a Preliminary Criminal History Evaluation from TEA. For more information, go to:

Course Requirements 

First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours 
MATH 1315 (Mathematics Component Code 020)3MATH 23283 
ART 2313, DAN 2313, MU 2313, or TH 2313 (Creative Arts Component Code 050)3CHEM 13353 
ENG 1310 (Communication Component Code 010)3CHEM 11411 
POSI 2310 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3ENG 1320 (Communication Component Code 010)3 
COMM 1310 (Component Area Option Code 090/091)3POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Compnent Code 070)3 
US 11001PHIL 1320 (Language, Philosophy & Culture Component Code 040)3 
 16 16 
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHoursSummerHours
PHYS 1315 (Life & Physical Sciences Component Code 030)3PHYS 1325 (Life & Physical Sciences Component Code 030)3CSM 23133
PHYS 11151PHYS 11251HIST 1310 (American History Component Code 060)3
TECH 13113TECH 23103 
ENGR 2300 or CSM 23423TECH 23443 
Social & Behavioral Sciences Component Code 0803TECH 23513 
CIS 13233TECH 23703 
 16 16 6
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours 
CSM 23603TECH 43623 
TECH 4373 or 43743TECH 33223 
TECH 43803HIST 1320 (American History Component Code 060)3 
TECH 13633MC 43123 
CI 33253CI 43323 
 16 15 
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours 
CI 43433EDST 46816 
CI 43703  
RDG 33233  
TECH 43953  
ENG Literature (Component Area Option Code 090/094)3  
 15 6 
Total Hours: 122