BS, Major in Interdisciplinary Studies, EC-6 Generalist Certs: EC-6 Generalist, ESL Supplement

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Bachelor of Science, Major in Interdisciplinary Studies, EC-6 Generalist Certificates: EC-6 Generalist, ESL Supplement
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
BIOL 1408Contemporary Biology4
MATH 1385Intro Foundations Of Math II3
MATH 3381Intro - Foundation Of Math III3
PHYS 1305
PHYS 1105
Classical Physics & Thermdynmc
and Class Phy & Thermodynamics Lab
SPED 2301Intro To Special Education3
Major Core
BESL 3301Lang Acquisition Thry-2nd Lang3
BESL 4304Lang Lrn Lit Dev In Mltlngl St3
CIEE 3323Curriculum for Intermediate Grades3
CIEE 2333Becoming A Teacher3
CIEE 3374Human Growth & Learning3
CIME 3375The Middle Level Child3
COUN 3321Intro To Helping Relationship3
ECHE 3243Curriculum For Early Childhood2
ECHE 3313Early Childhood Cognition3
ECHE 3315Developmentally Appropriate Creative Expression3
READ 3380Emergent & Beginning Literacy3
SPED 3301Learn and Instruc Child W/Disa3
Literacy Methods Block:
READ 3370The Teaching Of Reading3
READ 3371Literacy Assmnt & Instruction3
READ 3372The Teaching Of Language Arts3
TESL 3303Litr Strat for Eng Lng Lrners3
Content Methods Block:
CIEE 4334Mth Instruction In Elem Grades3
CIEE 4335Sci Instruction In Elem Grades3
CIEE 4336Soc Stdy Instrctn In Elem Grds3
CIEE 4385Creatng Env for Learng in Elem3
READ 4215Multidisciplinary Literacies2
Student Teaching Block:
CIEE 4384Assessment Of Student Learning3
CIEE 4391Std Tch Elementary School3
CIEE 4392Std Tch Elementary School3
Total Hours129


  • 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.
First Year
Component Area V3Component Area II3
Component Area VIII3Component Area III4
BIOL 14084Component Area IX1
ENGL 130113ENGL 130213
HIST 130123HIST 130223
 POLS 230533
 16 17
Second Year
Component Area III4Component Area IV3
BESL 23013Component Area IX3
CIEE 23333ECHE 33133
COUN 33213SPED 33013
MATH 13853POLS 230633
SPED 23013PHYS 13053
 PHYS 11011
 19 19
Third Year
BESL 33013BESL 43043
CIEE 33743MATH 33813
CIEE 33233READ 3370, 3371, 3372, or TESL 330349
CIME 33753 
ECHE 33153 
READ 33803 
 18 15
Fourth Year
CIEE 43343CIEE 43843
CIEE 43353CIEE 43913
CIEE 43363CIEE 43923
CIEE 43853 
ECHE 32432 
READ 42152 
 16 9
Total Hours: 129

Satisfies the requirement for Component Area I (Communication).


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


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


 Select three courses for a total of 9 semester credit hours.