Texas Approved Teacher Certification Areas

Subject Areas

Teacher certifications in Texas, as established by the State Board for Educator Certification – SBEC  are based primarily on four certification levels and the same subject area may be included in more than one level (Art, for example).

Early Childhood through Grade 12 (All-Levels)

N

Art

 
N

Health

 
N

Languages Other than English (LOTE)

American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Vietnamese.

N

Music

 
N

Physical Education

 
N

Special Education

 
N

Theatre

 
N

Technology Applications

Early Childhood through Grade 6

N

Bilingual Core Subjects

 
N

Elementary Core Subjects

 
N

English as a Second Language Core Subjects

 

Grades 4-8

N

Bilingual Core Subjects

 
N

Middle School Core Subjects

 
N

English as a Second Language Core Subjects

 
N

English Language Arts/Reading

 
N

English Language Arts/Reading/Social Studies

 
N

Math

 
N

Math/Science

 
N

Science

 
N

Social Studies

 

 

Grades 6-12

N

Career and Technology Education (CATE)

Agricultural Science & Technology, Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources, Business Education, Business & Finance, Family & Consumer Sciences [FCS] Composite, Health Science, Marketing Education, Trade & Industrial Education, Technology Education. 

N

Physical Education

 
N

Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM)

Grades 7-12

N

Chemistry

 
N

English Language Arts/Reading

 
N

History

 
N

Journalism

 
N

Life Science

 
N

Math

 
N

Math/Physical Science/Engineering

 
N

Physics/Math

 
N

Science

 
N

Social Studies

 
N

Speech

 
N

Technology Applications

 

Grades 8-12

N

Computer Science

 
N

Dance

 
N

Health Science Technology

 
N

Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS)

Hospitality, Nutrition, and Food Services
N

Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS)

Human Development & Family Studies

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