University of Houston-Victoria
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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 - 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 – 12 semester hours

Creative Arts – 3 semester hours

History – 6 semester hours

  • HIST 1301 or HIST 2301
  • 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, 1321

Lower-Division Major Requirements

  • MATH 1350 Fundamentals of Math I
  • MATH 1351 Fundamentals of Math II
  • EDUC 2301 Intro to Special Populations
  • 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

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

  • CUIN 3323 Instructional Design
  • INDS 3323 Child Development & Its App to Learning
  • CUIN 3327 Educational Technology
  • LITY 3340 Using Literature with Adolescents- Spring Semester
  • CUIN 4317 Science Instruction Methods
  • LITY 3320 Foundations of Literacy: Theories & Assmt
  • MATH 4345 Mathematics for Middle School-Fall Semester
  • LITY 4362 Components of Effective Writing Instruction
  • MATH 3312 Advanced Math Concepts- Spring Semester
  • CUIN 3324 Classroom Mgmt & Assessment for Learning
  • CUIN 4316 Effective Social Studies Instruction
  • FEDU 4310 Human Learning & Its App to Education
  • MSED 4303 Middle School Student Teaching
  • MSED 4304 Middle School Student Teaching

Supplemental Certifications Additional Courses

Special Education

  • SPED 3322 Except. Child: Assessment & Programming
  • SPED 4323 Except. Child: Mod, Methods & Materials
  • SPED 4324 Except. Child: Behavior Management
  • SPED 4305 Practicum in Special Education
  • SPED 4304 Student Teaching/Special Education
    • Replaces MSED 4304 Middle School Teaching

English as a Second Language

  • LANG 4310 Language and Reading
  • CUIN 4303 Student Teaching in ESL
    • Replaces MSED 4303 Middle School Teaching