Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Major in Interdisciplinary Studies (Teacher Certification in Bilingual Generalist-Spanish, Grades EC-6)

Minimum required: 125 semester hours

Admission Requirements

All degree programs within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction require formal admittance into the Educator Preparation Program.

Students must apply and be admitted to the Educator Preparation Program in order to enroll in Block coursework and Student Teaching in the Junior and Senior year.  Refer to the requirements for Admittance to the Educator Preparation Program through the Office of Educator Preparation.

General Requirements

  1. This degree program requires admission to the university and admission to the program.  Information about the program admissions can be found at:
  2. A 2.5 Major GPA and a 2.75 Overall GPA are required to graduate.
  3. All Major as well as Pedagogy and Professional Responsibility courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher.
  4. Students entering Texas State with fewer than 16 hours completed after high school graduation will be required to take US 1100. All others will be exempt from taking this course but will be required to earn an additional free elective, if needed, to reach the 120 minimum total hour requirement for the awarding of a degree.
  5. Any degree program of 122 hours or more may be considered a five-year program. To complete the predetermined sequence of courses in 4 years, students will most likely need to attend summer sessions.

Course Requirements

Select one of the following:3
COMM 13103
ENG 13103
ENG 13203
MATH 1315 or 131913
PHYS 131013
PHYS 111011
PHYS 132013
POSI 23103
POSI 23203
US 11001
Select one of the following:3
BIO 132013
Select one of the following:3
ESS 3321 or H ED 33213
GEO 13103
HIST 13103
HIST 13203
MATH 23113
MATH 23123
PHIL 1305 or 13203
SPAN 330823
SPAN 33713
CI 43253
CI 43503
GS 33103
GS 33203
Education Core:12
Bilingual Field-Based Block One:9
CI 33383
CI 43553
SPED 43443
Bilingual Field-Based Block Two:12
EDST 4687 (Student Teaching)6
Total Hours: 125

While not recommended, previously completed courses in some areas can be substituted for the following degree requirements:


SPAN 1410, SPAN 1420, SPAN 2310, and SPAN 2320 are prerequisites for SPAN 3308.