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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Interdisciplinary Studies, Elementary Education K-5, (BA) (Licensure)

The Interdisciplinary Studies - Elementary K-5 program is comprised of 120 semester hours, as follows:

Degree Requirements: 120 Credits

General Education  41-42
Major Core 22
Licensure Courses 9
Professional Education 21
Clinical Experience 4
Student Teaching 12
Electives 10-11
Total Credits 120

The Interdisciplinary Studies major is offered on the Traditional (Residential) campus and through the Adult and Online Studies program in approved off-campus sites.

Required credits are as follows:

General Education Curriculum

Students in this program must make a C- or better in the following General Education courses:

University Success Skills

(1 credit)


Take ENGL 110 (3 credits), ENGL 111 (3 credits), and one course in COMM or SPCH (3 credits) for a total of 9 credits.


Take one MATH course for 3 or 4 credits.  

Arts and Humanities

Take one literature course (3 credits) and one additional course from either category (3 credits) for a total of 6 credits.

Natural Science

Take one science course (3 credits) along with that course’s lab (1 credit) for a total of 4 credits.

Behavioral Wellness and Social Science

Behavioral, Wellness, and Social Science:  Choose 2 courses for a total of 6 credits.  No more than one course may be from the Wellness category.  


Choose two courses for a total of 6 credits.


Choose one course for 3 credits - Must be a different religion course if used above to satisfy a requirement in the Arts and Humanities general education core.

Civic Studies

Choose one course for 3 credits.  Must be a different political science course if used above to satisfy a requirement in the Social Science general education core.​

General Electives - 9-10 credits