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

Total Semester Credit Hours (SCH): 127-128   
Major: 65 SCH                        Minor: 20 SCH

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Degree Requirements

Texas Core Curriculum

ENG 1013Composition I3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Mathematics3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
Creative Arts3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
CAO: Women's Studies3
CAO: First Year Seminar, Wellness or Mathematics3
Total Semester Credit Hours42

Courses Required for Major

READ 3433Literacy Foundations EC-63
READ 4383Phonological and Orthographic Principles in Reading3
READ 4453Literacy Assessment and Instruction: EC63
READ 4493Reading and Language Arts across the Curriculum: EC-63
SCI 2113Earth Science I3
BIOL 4583Science in the Elementary Classroom3
MATH 1523Mathematics Concepts I3
MATH 1533Mathematics Concepts II3
MATH 1543Mathematics Concepts III3
HIST 3223Social Studies3
KINS 3583Health and Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents3
FS 2513Early Childhood Development3
FS 3663Foundations of Early Childhood Education3
ART/MU 4903Special Topics (Fine Arts Diverse Classroom)3
or FS 3573 Creative Arts for Elementary School Aged Children
LS 3013Library Materials for Children3
CSCI 3002Advanced Computing Technology2
EDBE 3003Linguistics for ESL Educators3
EDBE 3453Teaching English As a Second Language3
EDSP 4203Learners with Exceptionalities3
EDSP 4243Assessment of Students with Learning and Behavioral Difficulties3
EDSP 4253Instructional Strategies for Students with Disabilities3
EDSP 4263Behavior Management Strategies for Student with Disabilities3
Total Semester Credit Hours65

Other Requirements

Global Perspectives (may be applied from core)3

Education Minor

EDUC 2003Schools and Society3
EDUC 3003Learning Theory and Development3
EDUC 3482Teaching Diverse Learners Through Technology Integration2
EDUC 4113Design and Implementation of Instruction and Assessment3
EDUC 4243Classroom Environment and Management3
EDUC 4713Student Teaching: EC-6 Grade 43
EDUC 4743Student Teaching: Generic Special Education3
Total Semester Credit Hours20
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
SpringTCCN
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 Science 3
Multicultural Women's Studies CAO Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 18
Second Year
FallTCCN
MATH 1523Mathematics Concepts I 3
SCI 2113Earth Science I GEOL 1301, GEOL 14013
Creative Arts Core3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core (GP course recommended)3
Social/Behavioral Science Core3
Wellness CAO Core2
 Semester Credit Hours 17
SpringTCCN
CSCI 3002Advanced Computing Technology 2
EDBE 3003Linguistics for ESL Educators 3
EDSP 4203Learners with Exceptionalities 3
EDUC 2003Schools and Society EDUC 13013
LS 3013Library Materials for Children 3
MATH 1533Mathematics Concepts II MATH 13503
 Semester Credit Hours 17
Third Year
FallTCCN
EDBE 3453Teaching English As a Second Language 3
EDSP 4253Instructional Strategies for Students with Disabilities 3
HIST 3223Social Studies 3
KINS 3583Health and Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents 3
MATH 1543Mathematics Concepts III MATH 13513
READ 3433Literacy Foundations EC-6 3
 Semester Credit Hours 18
SpringTCCN
EDSP 4243Assessment of Students with Learning and Behavioral Difficulties 3
EDUC 3003Learning Theory and Development 3
EDUC 3482Teaching Diverse Learners Through Technology Integration 2
READ 4383Phonological and Orthographic Principles in Reading 3
READ 4453Literacy Assessment and Instruction: EC6 3
FS 3573Creative Arts for Elementary School Aged Children 3
 Semester Credit Hours 17
Fourth Year
FallTCCN
BIOL 4583Science in the Elementary Classroom 3
EDSP 4263Behavior Management Strategies for Student with Disabilities 3
EDUC 4113Design and Implementation of Instruction and Assessment 3
EDUC 4243Classroom Environment and Management 3
FS 3663Foundations of Early Childhood Education TECA 13113
READ 4493Reading and Language Arts across the Curriculum: EC-6 3
 Semester Credit Hours 18
SpringTCCN
EDUC 4713Student Teaching: EC-6 Grade 4 3
EDUC 4743Student Teaching: Generic Special Education 3
 Semester Credit Hours 6
 Total Semester Credit Hours:  128

(GP) Satisfies global perspectives graduation requirement.