Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Nov 30, 2021  
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

Interdisciplinary Studies, ESL Certification, BS


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Total number of hours required for this degree:
120 semester hours

Total number of hours in major:
76 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in major:
 54 semester hours

(Includes clinical teaching and fulfills all academic requirements for state teacher certification)

Suggested Sequence of Courses for BS in Interdisciplinary Studies- ESL Certification:


Fall - Year One


NATURAL SCIENCE 4 hrs


General Education Requirements  

FINE ARTS 3 hrs


General Education Requirements  

Total: 16 hrs


MATHEMATICS 3 hrs


General Education Requirements  

Total: 15 hrs


Summer - Year One


FOREIGN LANGUAGE/MULTICULTURAL 4 hrs


SPAN 1411  or CSCD 2341  

Total: 4 hrs


Note(s):


*Spanish credit can be obtained through Advanced Placement credit (AP) or CLEP credit.

**Students may take some GE courses in summer school with advisor approval to reduce load during school year if needed during years one and two.

ORAL COMMUNICATION 3 hrs


General Education Requirements  

LITERATURE 3 hrs


General Education Requirements  

SOCIAL SCIENCE 3 hrs


General Education Requirements  

Total: 15 hrs


PHILOSOPHY 3 hrs


General Education Requirements  

Total: 15 hrs


Total: 15 hrs


Total: 15 hrs


Summer Year Three


BIOL 1400  and PHSC 1400  are recommended

Total: 4 hrs


Total: 15 hrs


Total: 6 hrs


Note(s):


The following components are required in all degrees:
General education, major, and verification completion of:

  • overall semester hours - 120
  • institutional semester hours - 45
  • overall advanced hours - 36
  • institutional advanced hours - 24

Other course requirements:
Professional Education courses may not be taken until after students are officially admitted to the teacher education program

Required General Education courses:

HIST 1301 , HIST 1302 , MATH 1304 , POLS 1301 , SPAN 1411  

Two Science courses required one Life Science and one Physical Science, one course must have a lab:

BIOL 1400  and PHSC 1400  are recommended

Professional Education courses may not be taken until after students are officially admitted to the teacher education program

Candidates seeking EC-6 Certification must earn a C or better in all Foundation, Supporting and Professional Education courses.

Candidates seeking EC-6 Certification may earn only one D in PHIL, Foreign Language or THSA as long as the cululative GPA requirement is met.  These three courses fulfull General Education requirements and are not considered “content” courses per TEA.

Required Courses for Additional Certifications:

Bilingual - SPAN 1412 , SPAN 2311 , SPAN 2312 , SPAN 3301 , SPAN 3302 , EDUC 3320 , EDUC 4340  

Special Education: SPED 4324 , SPED 4351 , SPED 5343  

Acceptable minor fields:
None required

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