The TExES Dance 6-12 Exam is a certification examination that is designed to determine whether or not an individual has the knowledge necessary to teach agricultural science and technology courses at the middle school or high school level within the Texas public school system. This exam specifically assesses an individual’s knowledge of topics such as economics and business management as they relate to agricultural businesses, plant and soil science, animal science, agricultural mechanics, agricultural construction, natural resource management, and environmental science. This exam is required in order for an individual to teach an agricultural science and technology course within the state of Texas. The exam consists of 100 multiple-choice questions that are related to the following areas:
- Dance Elements and Skills (41%)
- Dance Creation and Production (18%)
- Dance Culture, History and Analysis (14%)
- Dance Education (23%)
The exam-taker will have five hours to complete the exam and the exam will be scored on a scale of 100 – 300 with 240 set as the minimum score considered as passing for the exam. The Agricultural Science and Technology 6 – 12 Exam is offered in a computer-based format and the registration fee for the exam is $131. However, there are usually other exams and fees that are required in addition to this exam in order to become certified as an entry-level agricultural science and technology teacher at the middle school or high school level within the state of Texas.
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