Texas has identified five areas where a related series of courses are grouped together by interest or skill set. These groupings provide students with in-depth knowledge of a subject area.

Typically, a student selects an endorsement in the ninth grade. The endorsement is earned by completing the curriculum requirements for graduation and the 4-course sequence for the particular endorsement. These endorsements require four years of math and science and four elective courses in the endorsement area.

Start learning more by visiting the Arts and Humanities Endorsement page.