BS, Major in Interdisciplinary Studies Certificate: 4-8 Mathematics/Science

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Bachelor of Science, Major in Interdisciplinary Studies Certificate: 4-8 Mathematics/Science
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)8
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)3
Component Area IX (Component Area Option)4
Degree Specific Requirements
BESL 2301Multicultural Infl On Learning3
CHEM 1406Inorganic & Envir Chemistry4
GEOG 1401Weather and Climate4
MATH 1385Intro Foundations Of Math II3
PHYS 1305
PHYS 1105
Classical Physics & Thermdynmc
and Class Phy & Thermodynamics Lab
SPED 2301Intro To Special Education3
SPED 3301Learn and Instruc Child W/Disa3
Major Core
BESL 3301Lang Acquisition Thry-2nd Lang3
BIOL 2401Human Anatomy4
CIEE 2333Becoming A Teacher3
CIME 3374Human Growth & Learning3
CIME 3385The Middle Grades Classroom3
MATH 2384Functions And Graphs3
MATH 2385Fundamentals Of Calculus3
MATH 3383Geometric Meas./Transformation3
MATH 3384Foundations Of Mathematics3
MATH 3386Fundmtls Probability/Stats3
MATH 3387Problem Solving-Middle Sch Mth3
Literacy Methods Block:
READ 3373Content Area Rdg In Mid Grades3
READ 3374Voc & Word Stdy In Mid Grades3
Content Methods Block:
CIME 3375The Middle Level Child3
CIME 3376Curriculum & Assmt For Mid Grd3
CIME 4116Integrating Technology in the Middle Grades II1
CIME 4227Integrating Technology in the Middle Grades I2
CIME 4335Teaching Science in the Middle Grades3
CIME 4391Student Teaching in the Middle Grades3
CIME 4392Student Teaching in the Middle Grades3
CIME 4334Teaching Math in Middle Grades3
Student Teaching Block:
TESL 4303Teaching Eng As A Second Lang3
Total Hours130


  • 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 classes.
  • Full admission to the Educator Preparation program is required prior to enrollment in Literacy or Content Methods and Student Teaching.
First Year
Compnent Area II3CHEM 14064
Component Area III4Component Area VIII3
Compoenent Area IX1ENGL 130213
ENGL 130113HIST 130223
HIST 130123MATH 13853
POLS 230533POLS 230633
 17 19
Second Year
BESL 23013BIOL 24014
CIEE 23333Component Area V3
Component Area III4MATH 23853
Component Area IX 3PHYS 1305
PHYS 1105
MATH 23843SPED 33013
SPED 23013 
 19 17
Third Year
CIME 33743BESL 33013
CIME 33853MATH 33843
Component Area IV3MATH 33863
GEOG 14014READ 33733
MATH 33833READ 33743
MATH 33873 
 19 15
Fourth Year
CIME 33753CIME 41161
CIME 33763CIME 43913
CIME 42272CIME 43923
CIME 43343TESL 43033
CIME 43353 
 14 10
Total Hours: 130

 Satisfies requirement for Component Area I (Communication)


 Satisfies requirement for Component Area VI (U.S. History).


 Satisfies requirement for Component Area VII (Political Science/Government).