Bachelor of Science
in Interdisciplinary Studies Bilingual Generalist Grades EC-6

Transfer Guide PDF

Credit Hours Required for Degree: 124

Advanced Credit Hours: 45

* 30 advanced hours and 25% of total semester hours required for this degree must be completed at A&M-SA to satisfy the residency requirement

Core Curriculum

ENGL 1301

Composition I

3

ENGL 1302

Composition II

3

MATH 1314

College Algebra

3

Life & Physical Science

Select ONE course from approved 030 core list

3

Life & Physical Science

Select ONE course from approved 030 core list

3

Lang/Phil/Culture

Select ONE course from approved 040 core list

3

Creative Arts

Select ONE course from approved 050 core list

3

American History

Select ONE course from approved 060 core list

3

American History

Select ONE course from approved 060 core list

3

Government/Political Science

Select ONE course from approved 070 core list

3

Government/Political Science

Select ONE course from approved 070 core list

3

Social and Behavioral Science

Select ONE course from approved 080 core list

3

SPCH 1315

Fund of Public Speaking

3

Component Option Course from Approved List

Select ONE course from approved 090 core list

3

Total SCHs

 

42

 Required Support Courses (Courses may be taken at the community college)   

EDCI 1301

Intro to Teaching

3

MATH 1350

Fundamentals of Math I

3

MATH 1351

Fundamentals of Math II   

3

Life & Physical Science

Select ONE from the approved list

3

Life & Physical Science

Select ONE from the approved list

3

*EDUC 2301 may be substituted for UNIV 1101, 2101, & EDCI 3101. It is It is recommended that all courses above are completed before Field Residency I semester. AAT completion highly recommended.

Total SCHs

 

15

Note about core curriculum courses: Other courses may satisfy core curriculum requirements. Courses listed under the core curriculum above are also specific degree requirements and are recommended in the core to expedite degree completion. Completion of this degree plan requires admission to the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) and successful completion of required field residencies and student teaching. 

Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in the following courses: EDCI 1301, ENGL 1301, ENGL 1302, MATH, and Life & Physical Sciences. Students must also maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75.

Advanced Spanish Proficiency:

  • 12-16 hours required for Pre-Admission to Bilingual Degree.
  • Students will take SPAN 1312, SPAN 2311, and SPAN 2312.
  • Students will be required to register SPAN 2315.
  • Webscape Assessment will be given to students to identify Spanish Language Placement in SPAN 2315. Please see the department for further information.
  • EDFR 0000 BTLPT test prep course (non-credit) is mandatory for all bilingual major.
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ESL Endorsement Option: requires students to complete 9 EDBL hours by taking EDBL 3315 Second Language Acquisition, EDBL 3340 Applied Linguistics, and EDBL 3321 Methods for Teaching Non-English Speaking Children.

Bilingual majors have the option to obtain an ESL Certificate. See the College of Education and Human Development for test requirements.

To review the approved core list, please refer to the 2019-2020 University Cataloghttp://www.tamusa.edu/provost/universitycatalog.html; pages 116-118.

This is only a guide and does not constitute an official degree plan. To access the 2019-2020 A&M-SA catalog: http://www.tamusa.edu/provost/universitycatalog.html