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Transfer Plan for Houston Community College - Interdisciplinary Grades 4-8

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies

Certification in Grades 4-8 Core Subjects - AAT Track

Admission to the Teacher Education Program requires: Submitting a Teacher Education application to the UHV SoEHD, completing all lower-level transfer courses, completion of a criminal background check, GPA of 2.50 or higher in lower division English, overall GPA (lower division courses) of 2.50 or higher, completion of Nelson-Denny Exam, interview with faculty members.

Core Requirements

Communication – 9 semester hours

Mathematics – 3 semester hours

Natural Sciences – 12 semester hours

Creative Arts – 3 semester hours

History – 6 semester hours

Government– 6 semester hours

Social and Behavioral Sciences – 3 semester hours

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Speech – 3 semester hours

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Computer Proficiency - 3 semester hours

Lower-Division Major Requirements

  • MATH 1350 Fundamentals of Math I
  • MATH 1351 Fundamentals of Math II
  • EDUC 1301 Schools & Society
  • SCIE 2310 Earth and Space Science

* Students seeking an associate degree should contact their community college counseling office for additional requirements. Some course prerequisites may require additional enrollment

Total Lower-Division hours required - 60 semester hours

UHV Upper-Division Courses

22 semester hours

  • ANTH 3311 Anthropology of Diverse Populations
  • ENGL 3310 Introduction to the Study of Language
  • ENGL 3312 Grammar and Rhetoric
  • CUIN 4320 Teaching ESL or ENGL 3430 Prof. Writing
  • SPED 4325 The Inclusive Classroom
  • SCIE 3320 Physical Science
  • SPED 3321 Exceptional Children: An Introduction

Admission to Teacher Education is a course prerequisite for the Teacher Education Program Block courses. Admission to the Teacher Education Program is admission to a professional program and is a separate process from admission to the University. Prospective students are encouraged to contact the School of Education & Human Development (SoEHD) prior to enrollment in order to determine eligibility for admission to the program.

Teacher Education Program Block Courses - 42 semester hours

Total Hours Required for Bachelor's Degree - 124 semester hours

Supplemental Certifications Additional Courses

Special Education - 12 semester hours

English as a Second Language - 6 semester hours