Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies

The Department of Teacher Education offers the Interdisciplinary Studies degree plan for the following EC-6, 4-8, and EC-12 degree plans leading to teacher certification:

EC-6 Generalist – Total Min. Hours: 127
4–8 English, Language Arts & Reading – Total Min. Hours: 124
4–8 Math – Total Min. Hours: 121
4–8 Math/Science – Total Min. Hours: 125
4–8 Composite Science – Total Min. Hours: 125
4–8 Social Studies – Total Min. Hours: 124
4–8 Generalist – Total Min. Hours: 122
EC–12 Special Education – Total Min. Hours: 121

Secondary – Certification

Students desiring to certify in Secondary Education earn a degree in a teaching discipline. For degree and certification advisement purposes, students should report to their major department and to the academic advisor for secondary certification in the Office of Professional Services, Room 201 in the Education Building. Twelve hours in the teaching discipline must be advanced (3000-4000 level).

Candidates must undergo a criminal history background check prior to employment as an educator. For more information about that process visit the Texas Education Agency.

Candidate may also request a preliminary criminal history evaluation from the Texas Education Agency.