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Department of Teacher Education
Member, Texas Tech University System The Princeton Review - 373 Best Colleges, 2011 Edition

Grades 4-8 Generalist

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies –
127 semester hours

Interdisciplinary Major
Courses Hours
Mathematics 1302, 1341, 1342, 3311, and 3321 15
History 1301 and 1302 6
History 3301 or 4302 3
Geography 2305 3
Biology 1410 and 1411 8
Physical Science 1101, 1102, 1301, 1302, 3311, and 3312 14
Reading 2306, 3336, 3339, 4301, and 4602 18
Other Requirements
Courses Hours
Communication 2301 3
Education 2323 3
English 1301, 1302, and sophomore literature 9
Political Science 2301 and 2302 6
Art 1302 or Music 1361 3
Reading 3332 3
Education Psychology 3303 3
Education 3314 3
Special Education 2361 3

Field Based Experience

Block I
Courses Hours
Education 2302 3
Education 4309 3
Education 4311 3
Education 4314 3
Block II - Student Teaching Component
Courses Hours
Education 4315 3
Education 4972 9

Students are to consult with the Advisor in the Educator Preparation Information Center, CARR-EFA Bldg, Room 287.

Except for courses used as electives, a grade of “C” or better is required on all course work. This change is effective for new degree plans beginning Fall 2009.

Special Education Supplemental Certification

To qualify for the Special Education Supplemental certificate, the individual may add the following coursework to a degree plan that includes certification. The course work may be used for a minor:

Special Education 2361, 3360, 3364, 3365, 4362, 4363

Completion of the above course work, passing the SPED Supplemental TExES examination, and having a teaching certificate will enable the individual to teach special education in his or her certification area.