Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Interdisciplinary Studies (Non-Teaching), Bachelor of Science

The University Core Curriculum is the same across all undergraduate bachelor's programs.   Please consult the academic advisor for your designated major before selecting courses in this area.


General Education Core Curriculum42
Major Requirements59
Other Requirements21
Total Hours122


ENGL 1301Freshman English I3
ENGL 1302Freshman English II3
MATH 1314College Algebra3
Life and Physical Sciences
BIOL 1308Survey of Life Science3
GEOL 1303Introduction To The Earth3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture
ENGL 2332World Literature I3
Creative Arts
MUSI 1315Fine Arts In Daily Living3
American History
HIST 1301Soc & Pol Hist US to 18773
HIST 1302Soc & Pol Hist US Since 18773
Government/Political Science
POLS 2305American Government3
POLS 2306Texas Government3
Social and Behavioral Sciences
PSYC 2301General Psychology3
Institutional Options
COMM 1315Public Address3
or COMM 1321 Business & Professional Comm
EDCI 2310Ins Tec3
Total Hours42

Students should be advised by a major advisor prior to registering for any credit, particularly any core curriculum credit as listed.


(N) represents the number of course credits.

MAJOR (Non-teaching)

Relative to Concentration
EDCI 330Content Foc TCHG: Mathematics3
EDCI 346Intro to Edu Psychology3
EDCI 402Content Foc Tchng: Science3
EDCI 433Early Childhood Curriculum3
EDCI 434Creat Arts & Move3
RDG 301Content Foc Tchng:Reading3
RDG 302Reading Skills Development3
EDCI 329Content Foc Tchng:Social Stud3
ENG 439The Teaching of English3
RDG 401Div Pop3
Professional Development
EDCI 310Field Based I Perf Focus Tchng3
EDCI 339Classrm Mngt3
EDCI 435Lan Dev & Lit3
FCS 439Family & Com Services1
EDCI 451Curriculum & Assessment for English Language3
EDCI 452ESL Materials and Methods2
EDCI 458Seminar in Teaching3
EDCI 478Family & Comm Rel In Sch3
EDCI 410Individual Projects3
FCS 432Program Planning and Methodology3
Total Hours57


HED 233History & Principles of Health2
MATH 1350Fundamentals of Mathematics I3
MATH 1351Foundations of Mathematics II3
SPED 309Survey Exceptional Education I3
EDCI 340Ins Tec II3
KIN 235Intro to Adapted Physical Ed3
EDCI 454Internship3
FS 102Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience1
Total Hours21
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 1301 Freshman English I 3
COMM 1315
Public Address
or Business & Professional Comm
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
HIST 1301 Soc & Pol Hist US to 1877 3
MUSI 1315 Fine Arts In Daily Living 3
FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 1
Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Freshman English II 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
HIST 1302 Soc & Pol Hist US Since 1877 3
BIOL 1308 Survey of Life Science 3
EDCI 2310 Ins Tec 3
HED 233 History & Principles of Health 2
Second Year
Third Semester
ENGL 2332 World Literature I 3
POLS 2305 American Government 3
MATH 1350 Fundamentals of Mathematics I 3
GEOL 1303 Introduction To The Earth 3
EDCI 340 Ins Tec II 3
KIN 235 Intro to Adapted Physical Ed 3
Fourth Semester
POLS 2306 Texas Government 3
MATH 1351 Foundations of Mathematics II 3
RDG 302 Reading Skills Development 3
SPED 309 Survey Exceptional Education I 3
EDCI 346 Intro to Edu Psychology 3
Third Year
Fifth Semester
RDG 301 Content Foc Tchng:Reading 3
EDCI 329 Content Foc Tchng:Social Stud 3
EDCI 330 Content Foc TCHG: Mathematics 3
EDCI 402 Content Foc Tchng: Science 3
ENG 439 The Teaching of English 3
Sixth Semester
EDCI 310 Field Based I Perf Focus Tchng 3
EDCI 339 Classrm Mngt 3
EDCI 451 Curriculum & Assessment for English Language 3
EDCI 434 Creat Arts & Move 3
EDCI 435 Lan Dev & Lit 3
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
EDCI 452 ESL Materials and Methods 2
EDCI 433 Early Childhood Curriculum 3
RDG 401 Div Pop 3
FCS 432 Program Planning and Methodology 3
EDCI 478 Family & Comm Rel In Sch 3
Eighth Semester
EDCI 458 Seminar in Teaching 3
EDCI 410 Individual Projects 3
FCS 439 Family & Com Services 1
EDCI 454 Internship 3
 Total Hours120