After being accepted to UMHB, do I need to apply to the College of Education?
Once you enroll in EDUC 3320 or EDUC 3315, you will make a formal application to begin the process of being admitted to the Department of Education.
As a prospective student, may I visit a class?
Absolutely, we enjoy having prospective students visit education classes. You need to contact, the education secretary, (254) 295-4572, to make arrangements to visit the classes.
Will someone help me decide what classes to take in the College of Education?
Yes, your advisor will be a member of the Department of Education. The advisor will work with you until you complete your degree.
Can I apply for any departmental scholarships?
Yes you can apply for departmental scholarships providing you meet the qualification for the scholarship. The department of education has four scholarships: Thelma Wright Jenkins Presidential Endowed Scholarship, Goad/Leigh Endowed Scholarship, Dr. Conrad and Clara Lux Endowed Scholarship, and Bernie Tyson Miles Endowed Scholarship.
What is your average class size?
The average class size is twenty-five students (25).
Will I have an internship requirement for the College of Education?
Yes, many of the education classes are field based and you will be required to complete a semester of student teaching.
What departmental organizations or honor societies can I be a part of in the College of Education?
There are three departmental organizations available for the education student: Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE), Texas Classroom Association (TCA), and Texas State Teachers Association (TSTA).
Will I be taught by any teaching assistants?
No; however, from time to time there may be a need for an adjunct professor to teach an education class. Also students completing a teaching internship or student teaching will be supervised by university supervisors who are not full time faculty members in the Education Department.