Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Major in Interdisciplinary Studies (Teacher Certification in Mathematics, Grades 4-8)

Minimum required: 121 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 courses 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.

Course Requirements

Select one of the following:3
COMM 13103
ENG 13103
ENG 13203
MATH 24174
PHYS 131013
PHYS 111011
PHYS 132013
POSI 23103
POSI 23203
Social and Behavioral Sciences3
US 11001
BIO 13203
BIO 14214
Select one of the following:3
HIST 13103
HIST 13203
MATH 23113
MATH 23123
MATH 2321 or 24713
MATH 33153
PHIL 1305 or 13203
CHEM 13413
CHEM 11411
CHEM 13423
CHEM 11421
MATH 2331 or 24723
MATH 43023
MATH 43033
SPED 43443
Education Core:6
Middle School Field-Based Block One:6
CI 43503
CS 142814
MATH 23283
MATH 43113
Middle School Field-Based Block Two:6
EDST 4680 (Student Teaching)6
Total Hours: 121

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