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College of Education Advising Center

 

Welcome to the College of Education Advising Center

The College of Education Advising Center website is the source for information about undergraduate degree programs offered through the College of Education at Texas State.

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The College of Education Undergraduate Advising Center is the source for information about undergraduate programs within the College of Education at Texas State.  We've compiled a few helpful notes to assist you as you explore our web site's extensive resources for current and prospective students:

  • We also encourage you to explore the tabs that are listed across the top of this page for information pertaining to current, new and prospective Students. 
     
  •  Finally, please watch below for Announcements relevant to the College of Education.

 

Summer/Fall Registration

 

Registration for Summer 2014 (Sessions I & II) and Fall 2014 began March 24th at 7:00 am

  • Late schedule changes for Summer I ended on June 3rd at 3:00 pm.
  • Late schedule changes for Summer II ended on July 8th at 3:00 pm.

 

  • Fall registration ends August 7 (Ends at 11:59 pm)
  • Late registration for Fall 2014: August 8 – 21 (Ends at 3:00 pm)
 
You can confirm these dates as well as learn about other important deadlines by viewing the Academic Calendar.
 
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Summer 2014 College of Education Commencement Ceremony

If you are planning on participating in the College of Education Commencement Ceremony, please read the following instructions carefully:

  • In preparation for Commencement, please read over the Candidate Information on the Commencement website.
  • The Commencement ceremony is scheduled to begin at 2:00 pm; however, candidates must report to Jowers Gym 102 by 1:00 pm.
  • Only students participating in the ceremony will be allowed into the gym. Friends and family should proceed to their seats in the Coliseum.
  • Upon arrival, please check in at the appropriate table for College of Education undergraduates; look at the table signs for the letter group corresponding to your last name.
  • When you check in, you will be given your reader card.  The reader card has your name on it and is numbered to assist you in lining up with your classmates against the gym walls.  You may also choose to fill out the back of your reader card if you would like the photographer to have your contact information in order to receive proofs of the graduation photos.
  • Please leave all personal belongings (purses, jackets, etc.) in your car or with a family member prior to arriving at the gym.
  •  Candidates will proceed directly from the gym to the Coliseum floor for the ceremony, and there is not a designated area in the gym to leave your belongings.
  • As candidates and guests prepare to attend this special event, please be aware of the expected crowds and construction in the area.
  • Early arrival for guests is suggested for parking convenience and seating accessibility in Strahan Coliseum.
  • For your convenience, the ceremony will also be streamed live on the Commencement website.
  • If you will need accommodations, please contact us at least 72 hours prior to commencement by emailing eduadvising@txstate.edu.

 

Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 Block Applications

Applications for our Fall 2014 blocked programs will reopen August 11th - 20th, 2014.  
*** Spaces are limited. ***

Spring 2015 applications will be open on September 1st, 2014.

For additional details, please refer to the Department of Curriculum & Instruction website.

 

Fall 2014 Student Teaching Round-up

If you are planning to student teach in Spring 2015, you must attend at least one of the Student Teaching Round-up meetings scheduled between September 15-19, 2014.  Students planning to teach "Out of Area" must also attend the meeting on September 19. If you have previously applied for student teaching but did not student teach, you must attend another Round-Up meeting. Students who do not attend a Round-Up meeting will be required to wait until Fall 2015 to student teach.

Please visit the Office of Educator Preparation's Student Teaching Events web page for a meeting schedule.

 

 

Summer 2014 Drop and Withdrawal Deadlines

Summer I (First 5 Weeks):
Friday, June 20, 2014 – Last Day to Drop/ Automatic ‘W’ Deadline (both end at 5:00 pm)
Thursday, June 26, 2014 – Withdrawal Deadline (ends at 5:00 pm)
 
Summer II (Second 5 Weeks):
Friday, July 25, 2014 – Last Day to Drop/ Automatic ‘W’ Deadline (both end at 5:00 pm)
Thursday, July 31, 2014 – Withdrawal Deadline (ends at 5:00 pm)
 
You can verify these deadlines and other important academic dates online on the Registrar’s Academic Calendar.

*We strongly recommend that any students considering dropping or withdrawing from courses first review the “Dropping Courses/Withdrawing from the University” policy outlined on page 33 of the Undergraduate Catalog online.

 

The Summer 2014 Graduation Application Deadline Has Ended

Graduation Application Deadline: July 3, 2014 The Graduation Application Deadline has ended.  Students wishing to graduate in Summer 2014 should submit a Graduation Application Appeal as soon as possible.

Students must indicate their intent to graduate by applying for graduation by the Graduation Application Deadline stated on the Academic Calendar If a student fails to complete the required courses in time for a planned graduation, the student will need to submit an additional graduation application in the following semester.
 
Please note that graduate students apply for graduation through the Graduate College.
 

**APPLY HERE**

  • The application for Spring 2013 Graduation can be accessed in the Self-Service menu (SSB) of the new Student Information System at the following link: https://ssb.txstate.edu/prod/twbkwbis.P_WWWLogin.
  • Log in and select the Student tab, select Student Records, and select Apply to Graduate.  
       *If you are unable to access the application, contact the advising center at 512.245.3050.*

The advising staff will correspond with you via your Texas State email address regarding your application status and graduation following submission of your application.

 

Important Closed Class Reminders

Academic advisors do not have the ability to place students into closed classes; this is reserved for academic departments.  If you are trying to get into a closed class, please contact the department that offers the course to inquire about their procedure for appealing to get into a closed class. 

Waitlist Function (available for most Curriculum & Instruction and Health & Human Performance classes):

Prior to the first day of class, you can utilize the waitlist function in the registration system.  For instructions on how to use this function, please refer to the following link:

How to Use the Waitlist Function


Department of Curriculum & Instruction

If the waitlist function is unavailable, or on the first day of class, fill out the C&I Department Course Override/Appeal Request on the department's website.  As space permits, students may be allowed into closed classes.

For Main Campus students that wish to enroll in a Round Rock course, fill out the C&I Department Course Override/Appeal Request.  You may be allowed into classes as space permits.

Department of Health & Human Performance Closed Class Form Procedure (for adding courses on the first day of class):

First, you will need to obtain a Jowers Closed Class Form, available here

  1. Print Jowers Closed Class Form and complete all requested items for each course.
  2. Print and attach a copy of your Degree Audit Report (DAR). For assistance viewing your DAR, please refer to the Registration/Degree Audit Help page.
  3. Return this form and audit in-person to the Jowers Admin desk, A116 * 
* PLEASE NOTE: For Summer I, Closed Class Forms will only be accepted May 27-29 (Classes begin on June 2nd). For Summer II, Closed Class Forms will only be accepted June 30-July 2 (Classes begin July 7th).
 
Please contact the Undergraduate Advising Center if you have any additional questions regarding closed classes.
 

Interested in Studying Abroad?

If you ever wanted to visit a foreign country, and potentially receive credit toward your degree, then studying abroad might be for you. Visit the Study Abroad Office, located in the Thornton International House, to learn about a variety of faculty-led, affiliated and non-affiliated programs, as well as international student exchange. 

Click on the link below to download a quick reference guide for Study Abroad coursework that may fulfill College of Education degree requirements.  Please contact your Academic Advisor if you have questions about coursework for your specific degree program.
 
 

Featured Programs

 

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

 
What You Will Learn
Cambodia has a rich history. The Angkor kingdom dominated the region for four centuries and the extensive remains of Angkor temples form a world heritage site.  Although Cambodia experienced civil war and genocide for three  decades, the country has been stable and working to rebuild its education system for the last 15 years. This program provides students the opportunity to learn general science, physics, and/or science methods while studying with Cambodian college students at the Royal University of Phnom Penh, the oldest and most respected university in the country. Students will also have the opportunity to teach what they have learned to local Cambodian children. Cambodians are open and friendly and most of the Cambodians we will have contact with speak English.  The US dollar is the unit of currency.
 
Cost: $3,138. Includes Tuition and fees for six hours of university credit, $200 non-refundable application fee, lodging, breakfast and laundry, scheduled visits and excursions, international health insurance and travel assistance insurance and in-country airfare
 

Course Options

Undergraduate

  • CI 4355 Science in Elementary Education
  • GS 3310 Honors General Science
  • GS 3320 Honors General Science
  • HON 3480C Teaching Physical Science to Children
For more information see the attached flyer, or contact: Dr. Gail Dickinson, Phone: 512.351-6134, E-mail: gd14@txstate.edu
 

 

South African Study Abroad Course

What You Will Learn
This South African study abroad course will provide students with the opportunity to develop cross cultural and intercultural competence and learn the most effective instructional strategies for teaching English to multilingual children and adults in a rural community in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. The course is designed to help students take a critical, sociocultural approach to understanding human growth and development across life-span and life-spaces, compare cultural variations between literacy learning and schooling experiences in individuals raised in the United States and those in South Africa, and address a variety of issues and trends related to the schooling of children from diverse language and/or cultural backgrounds.

Cost: $3,840 (subject to change) Includes tuition and fees for six hours of university credit, lodging, meals, in country transportation, scheduled school visits, 3 days in Cape Town, $200 non-refundable fee, international health insurance.

COURSE OPTIONS
Undergraduate

  • CI 4378 Problems in Education (i) Elementary; (j) Secondary; (l) Bilingual
  • RDG 4380 Independent Study in Reading Instruction

For More Information contact: Dr. Lori Assaf, lassaf@txstate.edu

 

Important Information for Former Students Returning to Texas State

Students who have been away from Texas State for one long semester and wish to return are considered former students. All former students must reapply in order to return to Texas State.

A student who leaves Texas State due to academic suspension will return on probation after complying with the suspension requirements and meeting readmission criteria outlined by the University.

For additional information about returning to Texas State, please refer to the Undergraduate Admissions Former Students web page.

 

Instructions to View a Degree Audit

The Degree Audit is a helpful resource for students to track their degree progress and remaining degree requirements.  Students are encouraged to use the Degree Audit in conjuction with other University resources available to them (Advising Worksheets, Undergraduate Catalog) and, as always, should consult with an Academic Advisor for the most updated information about their degree plan. 

For Instructions to View a Dregree Audit, click HERE, or watch this brief Tutorial.

Math and Science Teachers Needed

If you love math or science, and if you have (or even if you haven't) thought about teaching, now is the time to do something about it. Our country needs you! Math and science teachers are in short supply and jobs are readily available, especially in grades 4-12.

Click here to learn how to become a science teacher.



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