Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (4-8 Core Subjects with Special Education)

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Total Semester Credit Hours Required

131 semester credit hours.


68 semester credit hours.


20 semester credit hours.

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (4-8 Core Subjects with Special Education) Program of Study

First Year
FallTCCNSemester Credit Hours
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
MATH 1303Elementary Analysis I MATH 1314, MATH 14143
SCI 1123General Life Science3
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
 Semester Credit Hours 16
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
SCI 1114Sustainable Physical Science PHYS 14154
Multicultural Women's Studies CAO Core3
Wellness CAO Core2
 Semester Credit Hours 18
Second Year
HIST 3713The History of Texas HIST 23013
MATH 1533Mathematics Concepts II MATH 13503
SCI 2113Earth Science I GEOL 1301, GEOL 14013
Creative Arts Core3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core3
Social/Behavioral Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 18
EDSP 4203Learners with Exceptionalities EDUC 23013
EDUC 2003Schools and Society EDUC 13013
ENG 3363Introduction to Linguistics3
FS 3513Childhood and Adolescence3
LS 3013Library Materials for Children3
MATH 1543Mathematics Concepts III MATH 13513
MATH 4003Mathematical Concepts in the Educational Setting3
 Semester Credit Hours 21
Third Year
BIOL 4583Science in the Elementary Classroom3
CSCI 3002Advanced Computing Technology2
EDBE 3453Teaching English As a Second Language3
ENG 3203Advanced Grammar and Composition3
READ 3423Literacy Foundations: 4-83
SOCI 3273World Regional Geography GEOG 13033
 Semester Credit Hours 17
EDUC 3003Learning Theory and Development3
EDUC 3482Teaching Diverse Learners Through Technology Integration2
EDSP 4223Characteristics of Students with Learning and Emotional/Behavioral Disorders3
EDSP 4243Assessment of Students with Learning and Behavioral Difficulties3
EDSP 4273Changing Role of the General and Special Educator3
READ 4563Reading Assessment and Instruction: Grades 4-83
 Semester Credit Hours 17
Fourth Year
EDSP 4253Instructional Strategies for Students with Disabilities3
EDSP 4263Behavior Management Strategies for Student with Disabilities3
EDUC 4113Design and Implementation of Instruction and Assessment3
EDUC 4243Classroom Environment and Management3
READ 3463Strategic Learning through Text Strategies3
READ 4413Integrated Language Arts for Grades 4-83
 Semester Credit Hours 18
EDUC 4__6 Student Teaching6
 Semester Credit Hours 6
 Total Semester Credit Hours:  131