BS Interdisciplinary 4 - 8 Social Studies

Fall 2017

Degree: Bachelor of Science
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Concentration: 4-8 Social Studies

General Education Core Curriculum

Communication - 6 Hours:

ENGL 1301 - Composition I

COMM 1315 - Public Speaking I

Mathematics - 3 Hours:

MATH 1314 - College Algebra (Non-Calculus Track)

Life and Physical Sciences - 6 Hours:

BIOL 1308- General Biology (Non-Majors)

PHYS 1405 - Elementary Physics I

Language, Philosophy and Culture - 3 Hours:

PHIL 1370 - Philosophy of Knowledge

Creative Arts - 3 Hours From:

ARTS 1301 - Art Appreciation

ARTS 1303 - Art History I

COMM 1375 - Film Appreciation

DANC 2304 - Dance Appreciation

MUSI 1306 - Music Appreciation

MUSI 1310 -  History of Rock and Roll

PHIL 1330 - Arts and Ideas

THEA 1310 - Introduction to Theatre

American History - 6 Hours:

HIST 1301 - US History I 1763-1877

HIST 1302 - US History II Since 1877

Government/Political Science - 6 Hours:

POLS 2301 - Introduction to American Government I

POLS 2302 - Introduction to American Government II

Social/Behavioral Sciences - 3 Hours From:

PSYC 2301 - General Psychology

SOCI 1301 - Introduction to Sociology

Component Area Option - 6 Hours:

ENGL 1302 - Composition II

MATH 1350- Mathematics for Elementary/Middle School Teachers



Required Courses for Major

Reading Requirement - 6 Hours:

READ 3326 - Reading and Literacy Strategic Content Areas

READ 4310 - Diagnostic Prescriptive Procedures for Literacy Development

Major/Certification Courses - 30 Hours:

ECON 1301 - Principles and Policies

GEOL 2376 - World and Economic Geography

HIST 2301 - Texas History

HIST 3321 - Issues in World Cultures to 1660

HIST 3322 - Issues in World Cultures Since 1660

POLS 2330 - Political and Cultural Geography

POLS 3318 - American Political Parties

SOCI 3306 - Race and Ethnic Relations

SOCI 4320 - Sociology of Education

3 Hours from:

  • SOCI 2301 - MArriage and Family
  • any 3000-level SOCI course

Math & Science Requirements - 14 Hours:

CHEM 2411 - Integrated Sciences

GEOL 4390 - Rocks and Stars

MATH 3312 - Probability Statistics and Statistical Modeling

MATH 3313 - Elementary Geometry

Pedagogy/Professional Responsibilities - 24 Hours:

PEDG 2331 - Technology in Education

PEDG 3300 - Human Development and Learning

PEDG 3351 - Social Studies Teaching Strategies

PEDG 4340 - Managing Early Childhood Classroom Environment

PEDG 4650 - Student Teaching Elementary

SPED 4307 - Curriculum and Instruction in the Inclusive Classroom


Other

Additional Course Requirements - 9 Hours:

PEDG 2310 - Intro to Teacher Education

PEDG 2342 - Diversity of Learners

SPED 2371 - Foundations of Special Education

Hours

122