Texas - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Educator Licensure Policy
(a) Initial standard classroom teacher certificates that are not based on experience and preparation in a skill area shall require:
(1) a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education;
(2) completion of and recommendation by an approved educator preparation program (EPP); and
(3) submission of passing scores on comprehensive examinations prescribed by the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) as specified in §230.21 of this title (relating to Educator Assessment).