Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS)

About the Program

Students who wish to become early childhood/elementary, middle school, or all-level special education teachers and receive an initial Texas teacher certification should pursue the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) with a concentration in one of the following certification areas:

  • 4-8 Bilingual Generalist
  • 4-8 English Language Arts and Reading
  • 4-8 English Language Arts, Reading, and Social Studies
  • 4-8 Mathematics
  • 4-8 Mathematics and Science
  • EC-6 Bilingual Generalist
  • EC-6 Bilingual Generalist Head Start
  • EC-6 Generalist
  • PK-12 Special Education

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Secondary and All-Level Education

About the Program

Students who wish to become high school or all-levels teachers and receive an initial Texas teacher certification will pursue a major in the discipline they intend to teach with a minor/concentration in secondary or all-level education in one of the following certification areas:

Secondary Education 

  • Dance
  • English Language Arts and Reading 7-12
  • History 7-12
  • Journalism 7-12
  • Life Science 7-12
  • Mathematics 7-12
  • Physical Science 6-12
  • Physics/Mathematics 7-12
  • Science 7-12
  • Social Studies 7-12
  • Speech 7-12


All-level Education 

  • Art EC-12
  • Health EC-12
  • LOTE: French
  • LOTE: Spanish
  • Music EC-12
  • Physical Education EC-12
  • Theatre EC-12

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