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Computer Science Education for Teacher Licensure

See the College of Education and Health page for additional requirements.

For teacher licensure, students must achieve the minimum score on the Praxis II Specialty Area and Principles of Learning and Teaching Tests as determined by the Arkansas Department of Education. For further requirements see Admission and Retention to Teacher Education and also the Criteria for Internships located on the College of Education home page.


The matrix below is a sample plan for all coursework required for this program.

1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".
2 TECH 1013 Introduction to the University Principles of Collegiate Success is a substitution for TECH 1001 Orientation to the University Orientation to the University; Electives would reduce from 3 hours to 1 hour.
3The elective courses placed in the degree should be used by students to take either COMS courses or courses in another area that the student would like to get certified (i.e. mathematics, business - both of which offer a minor). This will make graduates more marketable. 
4COMS 3703 Advanced Operating Systems is a substitution for COMS 2713 Survey of Operating Systems.