Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (4-8 Special Education Generalist)

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Total Semester Credit Hours Required

130 semester credit hours.


68 semester credit hours.


20 semester credit hours.

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (4-8 Special Education Generalist) Program of Study

First Year
FallSemester Credit Hours
ENG 1013Composition I3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
MATH 1303Elementary Analysis I3
SCI 1123General Life Science3
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience1
 Semester Credit Hours16
ENG 1023Composition II3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
Multicultural Women's Studies CAO Core3
Life/Physical Science Core3
Wellness CAO Core2
 Semester Credit Hours17
Second Year
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core3
MATH 1533Mathematics Concepts II3
SCI 2113Earth Science I3
Creative Arts Core3
Social/Behavioral Science Core (GP)3
SOCI 3273World Regional Geography3
 Semester Credit Hours18
ENG 3203Advanced Grammar and Composition3
MATH 1543Mathematics Concepts III3
FS 3513Childhood and Adolescence3
LS 3013Library Materials for Children3
EDSP 4203Learners with Exceptionalities3
EDUC 2003Schools and Society3
 Semester Credit Hours18
Third Year
ENG 3363Introduction to Linguistics3
READ 3423Literacy Foundations: 4-83
BIOL 4583Science in the Elementary Classroom3
EDSP 4273Changing Role of the General and Special Educator3
HIST 3713The History of Texas3
MATH 4003Mathematical Concepts in the Educational Setting3
 Semester Credit Hours18
EDUC 3482Teaching Diverse Learners Through Technology Integration2
EDUC 3003Learning Theory and Development3
READ 3463Strategic Learning through Text Strategies3
EDSP 4223Characteristics of Students with Learning and Emotional/Behavioral Disorders3
EDBE 3453Teaching English As a Second Language3
CSCI 3002Advanced Computing Technology2
EDSP 4243Assessment of Students with Learning and Behavioral Difficulties3
 Semester Credit Hours19
Fourth Year
READ 4413Integrated Language Arts for Grades 4-83
EDSP 4263Behavior Management Strategies for Student with Disabilities3
EDSP 4253Instructional Strategies for Students with Disabilities3
EDUC 4113Design and Implementation of Instruction and Assessment3
EDUC 4243Classroom Environment and Management3
READ 4563Reading Assessment and Instruction: Grades 4-83
 Semester Credit Hours18
EDUC 4__6 Student Teaching6
 Semester Credit Hours6
 Total Semester Credit Hours: 130

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.