Interdisciplinary Studies, BS, Math/Science, Middle Grades Certification

Programs in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture are based upon new State of Texas standards. You must consult with an advisor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture (Heaton Hall) prior to enrolling in coursework each semester or term.

First Year
FallSemester Credit Hours
BIOL 111 or BIOL 113Introductory Biology I or Essentials in Biology 4
ENGL 103 or ENGL 104Introduction to Rhetoric and Composition or Composition and Rhetoric 3
HIST 105 or HIST 106History of the United States or History of the United States 3
MATH 141 or MATH 166Finite Mathematics or Topics in Contemporary Mathematics II 3
TEFB 273Introduction to Culture, Community, Society and Schools 3
 Term Semester Credit Hours16
ANTH 205Peoples and Cultures of the World 3
BIOL 107Zoology 4
ENGL 203 or ENGL 210Writing about Literature or Technical and Business Writing 3
HIST 226 or HIST 416History of Texas or Texas as Border Region 3
MATH 131 or MATH 142Mathematical Concepts—Calculus or Business Calculus 3
 Term Semester Credit Hours16
PHYS 205Concepts of Physics 4
POLS 206American National Government 3
 Term Semester Credit Hours7
Second Year
Select one of the following: 4
Planet Earth
and Planet Earth Lab
Principles of Geology  
MASC 351Problem Solving in Mathematics 3
MATH 365Structure of Mathematics I 3
POLS 207State and Local Government 3
Elective 3
 Term Semester Credit Hours16
Select one of the following: 4
Fundamentals of Chemistry I
and Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory I
Molecular Science for Citizens
and Molecular Science for Citizens Laboratory
INST 210Understanding Special Populations 3
INST 222Foundations of Education in a Multicultural Society 3
MASC 371Inquiries in Life and Earth Sciences 3
MATH 366Structure of Mathematics II 3
STAT 303Statistical Methods 3
 Term Semester Credit Hours19
MATH 367Basic Concepts of Geometry 3
 Term Semester Credit Hours3
Third Year
EDCI 365Using Technology Classrooms 3
EDCI 353Early Childhood through Adolescent Education 3
INST 362English as a Second Language Methods I 3
KINE 120The Science of Basic Health and Fitness 1
RDNG 468Essential Foundations of Language and Literacy for All Learners 3
MASC 475Inquiries in Physical Science 3
 Term Semester Credit Hours16
EDCI 354Early Childhood and Adolescent Curriculum and Lesson Design 3
INST 363English as a Second Language Methods II 3
MASC 450Integrated Mathematics 3
RDNG 371Multicultural and Interdisciplinary Literature for Middle Grades 3
TEFB 371Dynamics and Management in Multicultural/Inclusionary Learning Environments 3
 Term Semester Credit Hours15
Fourth Year
MEFB 452Curriculum and Instruction for Middle Grades 3
MEFB 460Math Methods in Middle Grades 3
MEFB 470Science Methods in Middle Grades 3
RDNG 490Assessment in Reading Instruction in Middle Grades 3
 Term Semester Credit Hours12
MEFB 497Supervised Clinical Teaching 6
 Term Semester Credit Hours6
 Total Semester Credit Hours: 126