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Interdisciplinary Studies

The Interdisciplinary Studies major contains two subject area components which are combined to form the major. Teacher Licensure in grades K-6 is available with this major.

Requirements for the B.S. In Interdisciplinary Studies
(Choose Any Two Components)

English
E 313 Books and Related Materials for Adolescents 3 s.h.
E 321 History of the English Language 3 s.h.
E 322 English Grammar and Usage 3 s.h.
E Elective (300 level)* 3 s.h.
E Elective (400 level)* 3 s.h.
Total: 15 s.h.

* Does not satisfy the Literature requirements for the Enhanced ACR I.

History
H Electives 300/400 level 3 s.h.
H Electives 300/400 level 3 s.h.
H Electives 300/400 level 3 s.h.
H Electives 300/400 level 3 s.h.
H Electives 300/400 level 3 s.h.
Total:15 s.h.

Science
B 101* Fundamentals of Biology 4 s.h.
B 102* Environmental Sciences 4 s.h.
C 100 Introduction to Chemistry 4 s.h.
B 165 Fundamentals of Microbiology 4 s.h.
or B 155, 156 Human Anatomy & Physiology I, II 8 s.h.
Total: 16-20 s.h.

* Satisfies the Biological Lab Science requirement in the Enhanced ACR I.

Mathematics
M 181 Calculus I 4 s.h.
M 182 Calculus II 4 s.h.
M Math Elective (200-400 level)* 3 s.h.
M Math Elective (200-400 level)* 3 s.h.
Total: 14 s.h.

* Recommended M355/M356 Math for Elementary School Teachers I, IIThose students wishing to be licensed to teach must also complete the Enhanced ACR I and 38 semester hours of professional education courses.

Elementary Grades K-6
ED 110 Introduction to Teaching 3 s.h.
ED 201 Educational Psychology 3 s.h.
ED 230 Instructional Technology 1 s.h.
ED 320 Survey of Exceptional Children 2 s.h.
ED 340 Teaching Reading Grades K-6 2 s.h.
ED 370 Teaching Mathematics & Science 3 s.h.
ED 410 Teaching Language Arts & Social Studies 3 s.h.
ED 419 Classroom Management 2 s.h.
ED 430 Literacy Assessment 2 s.h.
ED 433 Methods of Teaching in Kindergarten 2 s.h.
ED 445 Student Teaching in Grades K-6 12 s.h.
ED 475 Student Teaching Seminar 3 s.h.
Total: 38 s.h.