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2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Interdisciplinary Studies (Grades 4-8), B.S.

Department of Elementary and Special Education 

The major in Interdisciplinary Studies, grades 4-8, is designed to prepare teachers for elementary schools. It requires General Education, major and highly qualified area, professional education, and enhanced student teaching courses.

General Education Requirements (41 hours)

Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Interdisciplinary Studies Major Requirements


If the highly qualified area is Social Studies, add a 4-hour elective. If the highly qualified area is Science, BIOL 3000  and PSCI 4030  are both taken plus a 4-hour elective.

Science Highly Qualified Area (8 hours)

Professional Education

Grades 4–8 level (25 hours)


 *Students who entered prior to Fall 2010 take FOED 1110 and FOED 2110. (Contact department of Educational Leadership for replacement courses.)

Enhanced Student Teaching (12 hours)

Total hours in program: 120