|(a) Subject to the requirements in subsection (b) of
this section, an assignment for Scientific Research and Design, Grades
9-12, is allowed with one of the following certificates.
(1) Any vocational or career and technical education
classroom teaching certificate with a bachelor's degree and 18 semester
credit hours in any combination of sciences.
(2) Any science certificate valid for the grade level
of the assignment.
(3) Master Science Teacher (Grades 8-12).
(4) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics:
(b) All teachers assigned to this course shall participate
in Texas Education Agency-approved training prior to teaching this
course effective with the 2019-2020 school year. Specific details
about the required training can be found at tea.texas.gov/cte.