BS, Major in Interdisciplinary Studies, EC-6 Core

Bachelor of Science, Major in Interdisciplinary Studies, EC-6 Core
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science) 18
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts) 13
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences) 13
Component Area IX (Component Area Option)4
Major
Degree Specific Requirements
BIOL 1408Contemporary Biology 24
PHYS 1305
PHYS 1105
Classical Physics & Thermdynmc
and Class Phy & Thermodynamics Lab
4
BIOL 1436Foundations Of Science 24
ENGL 2332Wrld Lit I: Before 17 Century 33
or ENGL 2333 World Lit II: 17th C & After
MATH 1384Intro To Foundations Of Math I 43
MATH 1385Intro Foundations Of Math II3
Major Core
BESL 3301Second Language Acquisition 53
CIEE 2333Becoming A Teacher3
CIEE 3343Curriculum and Assessment3
CIEE 3374Human Growth & Learning3
CIEE 3385Creatng Env For Learng In Elem3
CIEE 4377Early Adolescent Learners3
ECHE 3325Creative Arts for Educators3
ECHE 4350Preschool Child Wellness3
EDUC 1101Educator Preparation1
HIST 3398Texas And The Southwest3
MATH 3381Intro - Foundation Of Math III3
READ 3315Teaching Multiple Literacies 63
READ 3380Emergent & Beginning Literacy 73
SPED 2301Introduction to Exceptionality 83
Field Experience I
CIEE 3334Mth Instruction In Elem Grades3
CIEE 3335Sci Instruction In Elem Grades3
Field Experience II
CIEE 3336Soc Stdy Instrctn In Elem Grds3
READ 3383Read Methods/Assessment - Elem3
READ 3384Lang Arts/Assessment - Elem3
TESL 3313ESL Methodology I3
Field Experience III
ECHE 4343Curriculum for Early Childhood3
SPED 4314Literacy-Students with Exceptionalities3
TESL 4314ESL Methodology II3
Student Teaching OR 4+1 MED Pre-Internship 99-13
Student Teaching
Std Tch Elementary School
Std Tch Elementary School
Teacher Education Capstone
4+1 MED Pre-Internship 9
Adv Techniques & Mthds Instr
Adv Mths Classroom Mgt & Disc
Assessment Of Learning
Elective (4 SCH)
Total Hours125-129

Notes

  • Student Teaching Block is considered a FULL LOAD at SHSU.  Please check prerequisites for Literacy Methods Block, Content Methods Block and Student Teaching.
  • Field Experience in public schools is required for many CIEE, ECHE, CIME, READ, and SPED classes.
  • Full admission to the Educator Preparation program is required prior to enrollment in Literacy or Content Methods and Student Teaching.

4+1 Program: Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies and Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction 

Admission Documentation and Criteria

Applicants seeking admission to the Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies and Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction 4+1 Program must submit the following to School of Teaching and Learning. 

  • 4+1 Program Application through TK20
  • Current undergraduate transcript demonstrating a minimum 3.15 SHSU GPA.
  • Three Reference Forms (at least two from SHSU professors)
  • Writing Sample

Admission to the 4+1 program is competitive and the number of available positions is limited.  Applicants will be scored using a formula.  The top candidates from the initial application review will progress to a group interview and must also submit:

  • a video recording of themselves conducting a 20-30 minute lesson in a K-12 classroom
  • an in-person writing sample

Before a formal offer of admission will be issued, the applicant must supply evidence that he or she has passed both the appropriate content TExES and PPR TExES certification exams.

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Compnenet Area V13Component Area VIII13
BIOL 140824ENGL 130233
ENGL 130133HIST 130243
HIST 130143MATH 13853
MATH 138453POLS 230563
 16 15
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area IX14BIOL 143684
CIEE 23333CIEE 33743
EDUC 11011MATH 33813
ENGL 2332 or 233373READ 331593
PHYS 1305
PHYS 1105
4READ 3380103
POLS 230663SPED 2301113
 18 19
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
BESL 3301123CIEE 33363
CIEE 33343HIST 33983
CIEE 33353READ 33833
CIEE 33433READ 33843
CIEE 33853TESL 33133
ECHE 33253 
 18 15
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
CIEE 43773Student Teaching OR 4+1 MED Pre-Internship139-13
ECHE 43433Student Teaching
ECHE 43503
SPED 43143
TESL 43143
 4+1 MED Pre-Internship13
 
 
 
 
Elective (4 SCH)
 15 9-13
Total Hours: 125-129

Notes

  • Student Teaching Block is considered a FULL LOAD at SHSU.  Please check prerequisites for Literacy Methods Block, Content Methods Block and Student Teaching.
  • Field Experience in public schools is required for many CIEE, ECHE, CIME, READ, and SPED classes.
  • Full admission to the Educator Preparation program is required prior to enrollment in Literacy or Content Methods and Student Teaching.


4+1 Program: Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies and Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction 

Admission Documentation and Criteria

Applicants seeking admission to the Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies and Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction 4+1 Program must submit the following to School of Teaching and Learning. 

  • 4+1 Program Application through TK20
  • Current undergraduate transcript demonstrating a minimum 3.15 SHSU GPA.
  • Three Reference Forms (at least two from SHSU professors)
  • Writing Sample

Admission to the 4+1 program is competitive and the number of available positions is limited.  Applicants will be scored using a formula.  The top candidates from the initial application review will progress to a group interview and must also submit:

  • a video recording of themselves conducting a 20-30 minute lesson in a K-12 classroom
  • an in-person writing sample

Before a formal offer of admission will be issued, the applicant must supply evidence that he or she has passed both the appropriate content TExES and PPR TExES certification exams.