Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Interdisciplinary Studies - Grades 4-8 Generalist, Teacher Certification
(121 credit hours)
Biology 1306/1106, 1307/1107,
Geology 1301/1101 or 1303/1103
|History 1301, 1302, 3301||9|
|Mathematics 1314 or 2305, 1324, 1342, 1350, 1351||15|
|Physical Science 3311, 3312||6|
|Reading 2306, 3332, 3336, 3339, 4301, 4303||18|
|Arts 1302, Music 1306 or Theatre 1310||3|
|Education Psychology 3303, 3314||6|
|English 1301, 1302||6|
|English 2321, 2322, 2323, 2326, 2329, 2331, 2341||3|
|General Studies 1181||1|
|Political Science 2305, 2306||6|
|Special Education 2361||3|
|Education 4309*, 4311*, 4314*||9|
Students are to consult with the advisor in the Educator Preparation Information Center (EPIC) located in the Carr EFA Building, Room 287.
*Requires admission to the Educator Teacher Education Program (TEP) prior to enrolling in any senior-level course. See the University Catalog Teacher Certification section for detailed information regarding the TEP.
Except for courses used as electives, a grade of “C” or better is required on all course work. A grade point average (GPA) of 2.at least 75 is required. The GPA requirements are subject to change per TEA rules. See the University Catalog for more information.
Education Minor. The Education Minor is eighteen (18) semester credit hours (SCH) selected from the following list. Nine hours must be advanced hours. All prerequisites apply to the courses. An individual completing this minor will not be eligible for Texas teacher certification. Select from Early Childhood 2305, Education 2302, Educational Psychology 3314, Educational Psychology 3303, Reading 2306, Reading 3332, Reading 3335, Reading 3336, Reading 3339, or Special Education 2361.
Professional Education Minor. All prerequisites will apply to the courses. Individuals choosing this minor will have to successfully meet all requirements for admission to the Teacher Education Program (TEP) regardless of their degree. These courses, with additional coursework related to Clinical Teaching (Student Teaching), prepare the individual for Texas secondary teacher certification. To become fully certified, additional requirements by the state of Texas must be met. Contact the Educator Preparation Information Center advisor for information about Texas Teacher Certification requirements.
Professional Education Minor: Educational Psychology 3303, Educational Psychology 3314, Education 4321, Education 4322, Education 4323, and Reading 4320.
Special Education Supplemental Certification
Individuals interested in Special Education Supplemental Certification must consult with an advisor in the Educator Preparation Information Center, Room 287 of the Carr EFA Building. Call 325-942-2209 for an appointment.