Interdisciplinary Studies - Certificate
The Interdisciplinary Studies Certificate through the Department of Educational Psychology is designed for the Aggie ACHIEVE Program. Aggie ACHIEVE is a four-year postsecondary program for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) at Texas A&M University. Aggie ACHIEVE aims to provide an inclusive and immersive college education and equip students for employment in the community. The program aligns coursework, internship opportunities, and extracurricular activities with each student’s academic interests and employment goals. Please reference the program requirements tab for information on course of study requirements for the Interdisciplinary Studies certificate. For additional information about the program, please reference the Aggie ACHIEVE website.
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|INST 210||Understanding Special Populations||0|
|or INST 301||or Educational Psychology|
|KINE 199||Required Physical Activity||6|
|UGST 181||First Year Seminar||0|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||13|
Students will participate in at least two seminars per semester with the program director and graduate assistant. Seminars are a great way for students to continue to work on transition skills but more in-depth and in relation to living on a college campus. Seminars may include financial management, self-determination and advocacy, career awareness/readiness, technology, job shadowing, health and wellness, interpersonal skills, and decision making.
Five zero-credit courses are required. See Advisor for a complete list of electives.