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Transfer Plan for Wharton County Junior College - Interdisciplinary Grades 4-8

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies

Certification in Grades 4-8 Core Subjects - Non-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

  • ENGL 1301
  • ENGL 1302
  • ENGL Literature

Mathematics – 3 semester hours

  • MATH 1314

Natural Sciences – 7 semester hours

Creative Arts – 3 semester hours

History – 6 semester hours

  • HIST 1301
  • HIST 1302


Government– 6 semester hours

  • GOVT 2305
  • GOVT 2306

Social and Behavioral Sciences – 3 semester hours

Select 1 from

  • GEOG 1301
  • GEOG 1302

Speech – 3 semester hours

Select 1 from

  • SPCH 1311, 1315,1318, 1321

Lower-Division Major Requirements

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

UHV Upper-Division Courses

22 semester hours

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

Supplemental Certifications Additional Courses

Special Education

English as a Second Language