Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with a Major in Elementary Education with EC-6 Certification and a Bilingual Emphasis (BSIS)

Hours Required

126 semester credit hours (SCH): 45 hours must be advanced, with fulfillment of degree requirements as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation" section of this catalog and the General Requirements for Undergraduate degrees at the beginning of this section.


[University Core Curriculum]
Select 42 SCH as outlined in the suggested plans and as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation"42
Life & Physical Science Lab
PHYS 1170Survey of Physical Science Lab1
Combination of Subjects
EPSC 1170
EPSC 1370
Survey of Earth Science Lab
and Survey of Earth Science
MATH 1350Fundamentals of Mathematics I3
MATH 1351Fundamentals of Mathematics II3
Spanish Requirement
SPAN 2630Span for Heritage Lang I & II6
or SPAN 2313
SPAN 2315
Span Heritage Lang Speak I
and Span Heritage Lang Speak II
ARTS 3100Art and Children1
EDBE 3310Foundations of Bilingual Edu3
EDBE 3325Theories of 2nd Lang Learning3
EDBE 3335Lang Arts Prin in Bil Settings3
EDBE 4334Teach Cont Areas Dual Lang Env3
ENGL 3361Multicultural Children's Lit3
KINE 3207Hlth&Phys Ed for Elem Sch2
MUSI 3100Music and Children1
THAR 3100Theatre and Children1
Field of Study
EDEL 3362Lang & Lit for Young Child-WIN3
EDEL 3374Social Studies Prin for EC-63
EDEL 3384Science Prin for EC-Grade 63
EDEL 3394Math Prin for EC-Grade 63
Support Area
EDRD 3303Teaching Reading&Lang Arts3
EDRD 3309Teaching Reading in the School3
EDRD 4311Classrm Diag&Rem of Rdg Diff3
Professional Education Core
EDCI 1102Intro to Teaching Profession1
EDCI 2210Foundations of Education2
EDCI 3224Teaching in Diverse Settings2
EDCI 3301Assessment for Instruc Design3
EDCI 3302Teaching Eng Lang Learners3
EDCI 3315Impl Eff Inst Strat Div Lrnrs3
EDCI 4310Engaging Learners3
EDCI 4693Student Teaching6
EDSE 4350Inc Pract Ch&Yth W/Disablts3
Total Semester Credit Hours126

Following is a suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment; responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements; responsible for meeting all course prerequisites; and must meet foreign language and writing intensive course requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate online.

Plan of Study Grid
FallSemester Credit Hours
EDCI 1102 Intro to Teaching Profession 1
ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
UNIV 1101 Learn a Global Context I 1
BIOL 1370 Survey of Life Science 3
BIOL 1170 Survey of Life Science Lab 1
Creative Arts 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
EDCI 2210 Foundations of Education 2
ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
PHYS 1370 Survey of Physical Science 3
PHYS 1170 Survey of Physical Science Lab 1
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth&Development 3
UNIV 1402 Signature Course 4
 Semester Credit Hours16
HIST 1301 The US to 1877 3
PSCI 2305 American National Government 3
EPSC 1370 Survey of Earth Science 3
EPSC 1170 Survey of Earth Science Lab 1
MATH 1350 Fundamentals of Mathematics I 3
MUSI 3100 Music and Children 1
ARTS 3100 Art and Children 1
 Semester Credit Hours15
EDCI 3224 Teaching in Diverse Settings 1 2
HIST 1302 The US Since 1877 3
MATH 1351 Fundamentals of Mathematics II 3
PSCI 2306 American State Government 3
ENGL 3361 Multicultural Children's Lit 3
Language, Philosphy & Culture 3
 Semester Credit Hours17
SPAN 2630
Span for Heritage Lang I & II
or Span Heritage Lang Speak I and Span Heritage Lang Speak II
 Semester Credit Hours6
EDCI 3301 Assessment for Instruc Design 3
EDEL 3362 Lang & Lit for Young Child-WIN 3
EDEL 3384 Science Prin for EC-Grade 6 3
EDEL 3394 Math Prin for EC-Grade 6 3
EDRD 3303 Teaching Reading&Lang Arts 3
EDEL 3374 Social Studies Prin for EC-6 3
 Semester Credit Hours18
EDCI 3302 Teaching Eng Lang Learners 3
EDRD 3309 Teaching Reading in the School 3
KINE 3207 Hlth&Phys Ed for Elem Sch 2
EDBE 3310 Foundations of Bilingual Edu 2 3
EDBE 3325 Theories of 2nd Lang Learning 2 3
 Semester Credit Hours14
EDCI 3315 Impl Eff Inst Strat Div Lrnrs 3
EDCI 4310 Engaging Learners 3
EDRD 4311 Classrm Diag&Rem of Rdg Diff 3
EDBE 3335 Lang Arts Prin in Bil Settings 3
THAR 3100 Theatre and Children 1
EDBE 4334 Teach Cont Areas Dual Lang Env 2 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
EDCI 4693 Student Teaching 6
EDSE 4350 Inc Pract Ch&Yth W/Disablts 3
 Semester Credit Hours9
 Total Semester Credit Hours126

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.

Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.