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

American Sign Language (ASL) - Written

 
N

Art

 
N

Deaf and Hard of Hearing

 
N

Health

 
N

Languages Other than English (LOTE)

Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Vietnamese.
N

Music

 
N

Physical Education

 
N

Special Education

 
N

Technology Applications

 
N

Theatre

 

Elementary Certificates

Early Childhood through Grade 3

N

Content/Core Subjects

N

Science of Teaching Reading

Early Childhood through Grade 6

N

Art

N

English Language Arts and Reading

N

Health

N

Mathematics

N

Music

N

Physical Education

N

Science

N

Social Studies

N

Theatre

Middle School Certificates

Grades 4-8

N

English Language Arts and Reading

N

Mathematics

N

Science

N

Social Studies

Secondary Certificates

Grades 6-12

N

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources

N

Business and Finance

N

Dance

N

Family and Consumer Sciences

N

Health Science

N

Hospitality, Nutrition, and Food Sciences

N

Marketing

N

Mathematics/Physical Science/Engineering

N

Physical Science

N

Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC)

N

Technology Education

N

Trade and Industrial Education

Grades 7-12

N

Chemistry

N

English Language Arts and Reading

N

History

N

Journalism

N

Life Science

N

Mathematics

N

Mathematics/ Physics

N

Science

N

Social Studies

N

Speech

Grades 8-12

N

Computer Science

N

Human Development and Family Studies

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