Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (Non-Certification)

Total Semester Credit Hours (SCH): 120-123  
Major: 60 SCH                        Concentration: 18 SCH

INTRDSPLNRYSTUD.BS    CIP Code: 30.9999.01

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 SCHs42

Courses Required for Major

Language Arts and Reading
ENG 3203Advanced Grammar and Composition3
ENG 3363Introduction to Linguistics3
READ 3433Literacy Foundations EC-63
or READ 3423 Literacy Foundations: 4-8
SPCH 1013Oral Communication3
Diverse Learners
EDBE 3003Linguistics for ESL Educators3
EDSP 4203Learners with Exceptionalities3
Science
Select 6 hours from the following:6
Science in the Elementary Classroom
Principles of Biology I Laboratory
Principles of Biology I
General Chemistry Laboratory I
General Chemistry I
Sustainable Physical Science
Math
MATH 1523Mathematics Concepts I3
MATH 1533Mathematics Concepts II3
MATH 1543Mathematics Concepts III3
Social Studies
Select 3 hours from the following:3
Social Studies
World Regional Geography
Physical Education/Health
KINS 3583Health and Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents3
Fine Arts
FS 3573Creative Arts for Elementary School Aged Children3
or MU 3833 Essentials of Fine Arts for the Diverse Classroom
Children and Families Studies
EDUC 2003Schools and Society3
FS 1603Child in the Family and Community3
FS 2513Early Childhood Development3
FS 3513Childhood and Adolescence3
FS 3663Foundations of Early Childhood Education3
FS 4583Parenting Issues and Education3
Total SCHs60

Other Requirements

SOCI 1013Introductory Sociology (GP)3

Concentration Areas (select one)

Special Populations
Select one 18 hour concentration area: 18
Teaching English As a Second Language
Foundations of Bilingual Education
Theories of Second Language Acquisition for ESL and Bilingual Teachers
Assessment of Students with Learning and Behavioral Difficulties
Behavior Management Strategies for Student with Disabilities
Independent Study
Community Informatics
Introduction to Informatics
Big Data and High Performance Computing
Interdisciplinary Information Retrieval
Knowledge Economy
Special Topics
Capstone in Interprofessional Informatics
Total SCHs18

(GP) satisfies global perspectives requirement. 

First Year
FallTCCNSCHs
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
SPCH 1013Oral Communication SPCH 13113
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
Wellness CAO2
 SCHs 15
SpringTCCN
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
KINS 3583Health and Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents 3
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
Creative Arts Core3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core3
Mathematics Core 
 SCHs 15
Second Year
FallTCCN
EDBE 3003Linguistics for ESL Educators 3
ENG 3203Advanced Grammar and Composition 3
ENG 3363Introduction to Linguistics 3
MATH 1523Mathematics Concepts I MATH 13503
Concentration Area Elective 3
Social & Behavioral Science Core3
 SCHs 18
SpringTCCN
FS 2513Early Childhood Development TECA 13543
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
MATH 1533Mathematics Concepts II MATH 13513
SOCI 3273 or HIST 3223World Regional Geography 3
Concentration Area Elective3
 SCHs 15
Third Year
FallTCCN
MATH 1543Mathematics Concepts III 3
READ 3433 or 3423Literacy Foundations EC-6 3
Select 3 hours from the following:3
Science in the Elementary Classroom  
Principles of Biology I Laboratory BIOL 1106 
Principles of Biology I BIOL 1306 
General Chemistry Laboratory I CHEM 1111 
General Chemistry I CHEM 1311 
Sustainable Physical Science PHYS 1415 
Concentration Area Elective3
Concentration Area Elective3
 SCHs 15
SpringTCCN
EDUC 2003Schools and Society EDUC 13013
EDBE 3003Linguistics for ESL Educators 3
FS 1603Child in the Family and Community TECA 13033
Multicultural Women's Studies CAO Core3
 SCHs 12
Fourth Year
FallTCCN
FS 3513Childhood and Adolescence 3
FS 3573Creative Arts for Elementary School Aged Children 3
FS 3663Foundations of Early Childhood Education 3
Concentration Area Elective3
Life/Physical Science Core3
 SCHs 15
SpringTCCN
FS 4583Parenting Issues and Education 3
EDSP 4203Learners with Exceptionalities 3
SOCI 1013 (GP)Introductory Sociology SOCI 13013
Concentration Area Elective3
Life/Physical Science Core3
 SCHs 15
 Total SCHs:  120

(GP) satisfies global perspectives graduation requirement.