Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (EC-6 Core Subjects with Special Education)

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Total Semester Credit Hours Required

135 semester credit hours.


72 semester credit hours.


20 semester credit hours.

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (EC-6 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 1023Introduction to Mathematics MATH 13333
SCI 1114Sustainable Physical Science PHYS 14154
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
 Semester Credit Hours 17
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
FS 2513Early Childhood Development TECA 13543
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
SCI 1123General Life Science3
Multicultural Women's Studies CAO Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 18
Second Year
MATH 1523Mathematics Concepts I3
SCI 2113Earth Science I GEOL 1301, GEOL 14013
Creative Arts Core3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core3
Social/Behavioral Science Core3
Wellness CAO Core2
 Semester Credit Hours 17
CSCI 3002Advanced Computing Technology2
EDBE 3003Linguistics for ESL Educators3
EDSP 4203Learners with Exceptionalities EDUC 23013
EDUC 2003Schools and Society EDUC 13013
LS 3013Library Materials for Children3
MATH 1533Mathematics Concepts II MATH 13503
MU 3632Essentials of Music2
 Semester Credit Hours 19
Third Year
ART 3032Essentials of Children's Art2
EDBE 3453Teaching English As a Second Language3
EDSP 4253Instructional Strategies for Students with Disabilities3
HIST 3223Social Studies3
KINS 3583Health and Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents3
MATH 1543Mathematics Concepts III MATH 13513
READ 3433Literacy Foundations EC-63
 Semester Credit Hours 20
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
EDUC 3003Learning Theory and Development3
EDUC 3482Teaching Diverse Learners Through Technology Integration2
READ 4383Phonological and Orthographic Principles in Reading3
READ 4453Literacy Assessment and Instruction: EC63
 Semester Credit Hours 20
Fourth Year
BIOL 4583Science in the Elementary Classroom3
EDSP 4263Behavior Management Strategies for Student with Disabilities3
EDUC 4113Design and Implementation of Instruction and Assessment3
EDUC 4243Classroom Environment and Management3
FS 3663Foundations of Early Childhood Education TECA 13113
READ 4493Reading and Language Arts across the Curriculum: EC-63
 Semester Credit Hours 18
EDUC 4__6 Student Teaching6
 Semester Credit Hours 6
 Total Semester Credit Hours:  135