Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
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Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Interdisciplinary Studies, EC-6 Certification, BS

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

Total number of hours required for this degree:
121 for EC-6, 127 for Bilingual and 124 for English as a Second Language and Special Education semester hours

Total number of hours (not including prerequisites) in major:
66-69 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in major:
66-69 semester hours

Required Courses All Specializations:

Professional Education Courses: 21 hrs:

*Students must be admitted into TEACH in order to register for the Professional Education Courses

EC-6 Certification Electives 6 hrs

Students seeking EC-6 Certification only are required to select 6 hours of additional Education Electives in Education or Special Education.


The Education department offers students three areas of specialization: Bilingual, English as a Second Language and/or Special Education

Suggested Sequence of Courses for BS in Interdisciplinary Studies – EC-6 certification:

Total: 8 hrs


*Spanish credit can be obtained through Advanced Placement credit (AP), CLEP credit or OLLU Spanish Assessment (MLA).

**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.

Total: 15 hrs

Total: 18 hrs

Apply for TEACH

(Teacher Education Admissions Cohort) this semester

Total: 18 hrs

Total: 15 hrs

Spring - Year Four


Students seeking Bilingual Certification consult with your advisor regarding your course sequence.

ESL Specialization:

Bilingual Specialization Course Sequence:

Special Education Specialization Course Sequence:


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

  • overall semester hours - 124 - 130
  • 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

Acceptable minor fields:
None required

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