Interdisciplinary Studies Special Education (Grades EC-12) with 7-12 Content, Bachelor of Science

  • 120 credit hours required for degree
  • 45 advanced credit hours required for degree
  • 30 upper-division hours and 25% of total semester hours required for this degree must be completed at A&M-SA to satisfy residency requirement

All students must complete the University’s Core Curriculum and the specific requirements of the major. In some cases, a course that is required for a major may also be counted towards the Core Curriculum.

Core Curriculum 1
ENGL 1301Composition I3
ENGL 1302Composition II3
MATH 1314College Algebra3
Life & Physical Science3
Life & Physical Science3
Language/Philosophy/Culture 3
Creative Arts 3
American History 3
American History 3
Government/Political Science 3
Government/Political Science 3
Social & Behavioral Science 3
SPCH 1315Fund of Public Speaking3
Component Option Course from Approved List 3
Subtotal:42
Required Support Courses 2
EDCI 1301Introduction to Teaching3
UNIV 1301First Year Seminar3
EDCI 4101Jaguar Tracks IV1
Subtotal:7
Major Courses 3,4
EDCI 3303Knowledge of Pedagogy & Assess3
EDSE 3345Survey of Exceptional Individuals3
EDRG 3315Early Literacy Instruction3
XXXX XXXX Content Area Course 3
XXXX XXXX Content Area Course 3
EDRG 3389Teach Rdg in Inter and Mid Sch3
EDSE 3346Development of Exceptional Individuals3
EDSE 3347Behavior Management for Exceptional Individuals3
XXXX XXXX Content Area Course 3
XXXX XXXX Content Area Course 3
XXXX XXXX Content Area Course 3
EDCI XXXX3
EDCI 3358Classroom Management: Middle and Secondary Level Teachers3
EDRG 4325Disciplinary & Contnt Area Lit3
EDSE 3348Intervention/Tech in Spec Educ3
XXXX XXXX Content Area Course 3
EDFR 3110Field Lab Residency I1
EDCI 3309Legal and Ethical Issues in Ed3
EDCI 4311Teaching and Pedagogy for Middle School and Secondary Teachers3
EDSE 4340Collaboration and Transition Services in Inclusive Settings3
EDSE 4346Assessment of Exceptional Stds3
EDSE 4347Federal and State Regulations Concerning Exceptional Individuals3
EDFR 3120Field Lab Residency II1
EDFR 4613Elementary Clinical Teaching: Field Residency III (Unpaid semester at A&M-SA)6
Subtotal:71
Total Credits120

Completion of 45 hours; all with a C or better; Cumulative GPA of 2.75; Qualifying scores in Reading, Writing and Mathematics.

EDCI 1301Introduction to Teaching3
ENGL 1301Composition I3
ENGL 1302Composition II3
MATH 1314College Algebra3
HIST 1301US History to 18653
HIST 1302US History from 18653
SPCH 1315Fund of Public Speaking3
2 Life & Physical Sciences

Note: For state approved programs leading to certification, as the state implements new requirements for certification, changes at the state level become compulsory at the time required with or without notice. It is the student’s responsibility to consult their major academic advisor and catalog for any new updates or changes. Catalog and Degree Plans expire in 6 years.

ESL Endorsement Option

The Bilingual Program recommends students complete the following courses to prepare for the ESL Endorsement exam:

EDBL 3315Second Language Acquisition and Literacy for English Language Learners3
EDBL 3340Applied Linguistics3
EDBL 3321Mthd Teach Eng to Non-Eng Chld3
Total Credits9