Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Interdisciplinary Studies (EC-6 Bilingual Generalist Concentration), 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 Requirements65
Other Requirements15
Total Hours122

General Education Core Curriculum (Standard)1

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 1321Business & Professional Comm3
or COMM 1315 Public Address
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 (EC-6 Bilingual Generalist)

Relative to Concentration
EDCI 329Content Foc Tchng:Social Stud3
EDCI 330Content Foc TCHG: Mathematics3
EDCI 346Intro to Edu Psychology3
EDCI 402Content Foc Tchng: Science3
EDCI 431Linguistics3
EDCI 432Language Acquisition3
EDCI 456Dev Span Lang Skills I3
EDCI 457Dev Span Lang Skills II3
EDCI 460Foundations of Bilingual Ed3
RDG 301Content Foc Tchng:Reading3
RDG 302Reading Skills Development3
Professional Development
EDCI 310Field Based I Perf Focus Tchng3
EDCI 328Field Based -II Perf Focus Tch3
EDCI 339Classrm Mngt3
EDCI 350Desgng & Implg Inst/Assessment3
EDCI 404Cert Sem3
EDCI 433Early Childhood Curriculum3
EDCI 451Curriculum & Assessment for English Language3
EDCI 452ESL Materials and Methods2
EDCI 458Seminar in Teaching3
EDCI 466Stu Tchg Bilingual Classrooms6
Total Hours65

Other Requirement

MATH 1350Fundamentals of Mathematics I3
MATH 1351Foundations of Mathematics II3
SPED 309Survey Exceptional Education I3
EDCI 340Ins Tec II3
HED 233History & Principles of Health2
FS 102Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience1
Total Hours15

Minor Requirement

Interdisciplinary Studies (EC-6 Bilingual Generalist Concentration)

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 1301 Freshman English I 3
COMM 1321
Business & Professional Comm
or Public Address
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
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 1 3
EDCI 329 Content Foc Tchng:Social Stud 1 3
EDCI 330 Content Foc TCHG: Mathematics 1 3
EDCI 402 Content Foc Tchng: Science 1 3
EDCI 404 Cert Sem 3
Sixth Semester
EDCI 310 Field Based I Perf Focus Tchng 3
EDCI 339 Classrm Mngt 3
EDCI 431 Linguistics 3
EDCI 460 Foundations of Bilingual Ed 3
EDCI 451 Curriculum & Assessment for English Language 3
EDCI 456 Dev Span Lang Skills I 3
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
EDCI 328 Field Based -II Perf Focus Tch 3
EDCI 350 Desgng & Implg Inst/Assessment 3
EDCI 432 Language Acquisition 3
EDCI 433 Early Childhood Curriculum 3
EDCI 452 ESL Materials and Methods 2
EDCI 457 Dev Span Lang Skills II 3
Eighth Semester
EDCI 458 Seminar in Teaching 3
EDCI 466 Stu Tchg Bilingual Classrooms 6
 Total Hours122

Content Block Courses taken concurrently

Transition 0:

Before the end of Second Semester the candidate should:

  • TSI Exam Completed with a 3.0 GPA

Transition 1:

Before the end of Fourth Semester, candidate should:

  • Be admitted to the Educator Preparation Program.

Transition 2:

Before the end of Fifth Semester, candidate should:

  • Take and pass Content Representative Form.
  • Enroll in Field Experience Block 1 (EDCI 310 Field Based I Perf Focus Tchng and EDCI 339 Classrm Mngt)
  • Register with T-Cert.
  • Login with Certify Teacher

Before the end of Sixth Semester candidate should:

  • Take and pass the PPR Representative Form Test. Enroll in Field Experience Block 2 (EDCI 328 Field Based -II Perf Focus Tch and EDCI 350 Desgng & Implg Inst/Assessment)
  • Take and pass the TExES Content Test.

Transition 3:

Before the end of the Seventh Semester, the candidate should:

  • Take and pass the TExES EC-12 PPR Test.
  • Apply for Clinical Teaching1

Transition 4:

By the end of the Eighth Semester, the candidate should:

  • Satisfy all requirements for Texas Teacher Certification
  • Graduate from the Educator Preparation Program

Candidate cannot enroll in Clinical Teaching until the Content Representative Form Test and the PPR Representative Form Test have both been passed with 80% accuracy.