UT Dallas 2021 Undergraduate Catalog

School of Interdisciplinary Studies

Education (BA, BS)

UT Dallas offers both a Bachelor of Arts in Education degree (BAED) and a Bachelor of Science in Education degree (BSED)through the School of Interdisciplinary Studies. Each degree emphasizes a broader understanding and wider perspective of the field of education. Becoming a teacher takes preparation and planning. To ensure the highest professional standards, the state of Texas and The University of Texas at Dallas require students to pass a series of rigorous courses, complete extensive fieldwork and demonstrate their knowledge of content and educational expertise on state licensure exams to become fully certified as a highly qualified teacher in Texas. The Teacher Development Center (TDC) at UT Dallas offers all the preparation courses required for teacher certification, including practical classes in curriculum and instruction, educational technology, and classroom management. The TDC interfaces and engages with all academic schools at UT Dallas, as well as 22 area school districts, to assist students as they progress through the Teacher Certification Program.

All BAED and BSED students are required to select a certification focus before their junior year.

BA certification tracks include:

Early Childhood-Grade 6

Grades 4-8

Grades 7-12

BS certification tracks include:

Bachelor of Arts in Education with EC-6 Core Subjects

Degree Requirements (120 semester credit hours)1

View an Example of Degree Requirements by Semester

Faculty

Professors: George W. Fair, Karen J. Prager, Lawrence J. Redlinger, Erin A. Smith

Professors of Instruction: Jillian Duquaine-Watson, Tonja Wissinger

Associate Professors of Instruction: Kathleen Byrnes, Patricia A. Leek

Assistant Professors of Instruction: Syed Naqvi, Neall Pogue, Azadeh Stark, Larissa Werhnyak

I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours2

Communication: 6 semester credit hours

COMM 1311 Survey of Oral and Technology-based Communication

RHET 1302 Rhetoric

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Communication Core courses (see advisor)

Mathematics: 3 semester credit hours

MATH 1314 College Algebra

Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Mathematics Core courses (see advisor)

Life and Physical Sciences: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from Life and Physical Sciences Core courses (see advisor)

Language, Philosophy and Culture: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Language, Philosophy and Culture Core courses (see advisor)

Creative Arts: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours Creative Arts Core courses (see advisor)

American History: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from American History Core courses (see advisor)

Government/Political Science: 6 semester credit hours

GOVT 2305 American National Government

GOVT 2306 State and Local Government

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Government/Political Science Core courses (see advisor)

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Social and Behavioral Sciences Core courses.3 (see advisor)

Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from Component Area Option Core courses.3 (see advisor)

II. Major Requirements: 72-75 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

Major Preparatory Courses: 0-3 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

CLDP 2314 or PSY 2314 Lifespan Development

Foundations: 24 semester credit hours

Foundation I: Behavioral and Brain Sciences: 6 semester credit hours

6 semester credit hours of lower or upper-level PSY, CLDP, SPAU, NSC, CGS courses

Foundation II: Interdisciplinary Studies: 18 semester credit hours

AMS 4300 Oral and Written Communication for the Classroom

BIS 3320 The Nature of Intellectual Inquiry

BIS 4306 Strategies for Diversity in Education

3 semester credit hour lower- or upper-level course from AMS, GST, ISIS, or BIS 4V01 course

3 semester credit hour lower- or upper-level ISIS course

3 semester credit hour lower- or upper-level ISIS or ISNS course

General Education Courses: 48 semester credit hours

ED 3314 The American Public School

ED 3315 Children's Literature

ED 3339 Educational Psychology for Teachers

or PSY 3339 Educational Psychology

ED 3340 Math Concepts for Teachers

ED 3345 Art, Music, and Physical Development Grades EC - 6

ED 4351 ESL for K-12 Teachers

ED 4352 Reading I: Learning to Read

ED 4372 Educational Technology

ED 4693 Student Teaching - Elementary

18 semester credit hours of upper-level ED courses (see advisor)

III. Electives: 3-6 semester credit hours

Guided Electives: 1 semester credit hour

UNIV 1010 Freshman Seminar

BIS 1100 Interdisciplinary Studies Freshman Seminar

Free Electives: 2-5 semester credit hours

2-5 semester credit hours of lower or upper-level electives

Bachelor of Arts in Education with 4-8 Core Subjects

Degree Requirements (120 semester credit hours)1

View an Example of Degree Requirements by Semester

Faculty

Professors: George W. Fair, Karen J. Prager, Lawrence J. Redlinger, Erin A. Smith

Professors of Instruction: Jillian Duquaine-Watson, Tonja Wissinger

Associate Professors of Instruction: Kathleen Byrnes, Patricia A. Leek

Assistant Professors of Instruction: Syed Naqvi, Neall Pogue, Azadeh Stark, Larissa Werhnyak

I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours2

Communication: 6 semester credit hours

COMM 1311 Survey of Oral and Technology-based Communication

RHET 1302 Rhetoric

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Communication Core courses (see advisor)

Mathematics: 3 semester credit hours

MATH 1314 College Algebra

Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Mathematics Core courses (see advisor)

Life and Physical Sciences: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from Life and Physical Sciences Core courses (see advisor)

Language, Philosophy and Culture: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Language, Philosophy and Culture Core courses (see advisor)

Creative Arts: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours Creative Arts Core courses (see advisor)

American History: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from American History Core courses (see advisor)

Government/Political Science: 6 semester credit hours

GOVT 2305 American National Government

GOVT 2306 State and Local Government

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Government/Political Science Core courses (see advisor)

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Social and Behavioral Sciences Core courses.3 (see advisor)

Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours

MATH 1316 Trigonometry

or MATH 2306 Analytic Geometry

STAT 1342 Statistical Decision Making

or PSY 2317 Statistics for Psychology

Select any 6 semester credit hours from Component Area Option Core courses.3 (see advisor)

II. Major Requirements: 75 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

Foundations: 30 semester credit hours

Foundation I: 12 semester credit hours

12 semester credit hours of lower or upper-level courses from selected Foundation

Foundation II: Interdisciplinary Studies: 18 semester credit hours

AMS 4300 Oral and Written Communication for the Classroom

BIS 3320 The Nature of Intellectual Inquiry

BIS 4306 Strategies for Diversity in Education

3 semester credit hour lower- or upper-level course from AMS, GST, ISIS, or BIS 4V01 course

3 semester credit hour lower- or upper-level ISIS course

3 semester credit hour lower- or upper-level ISIS or ISNS course

General Education Courses: 45 semester credit hours

ED 3314 The American Public School

ED 3315 Children's Literature

ED 3339 Educational Psychology for Teachers

or PSY 3339 Educational Psychology

ED 3340 Math Concepts for Teachers

ED 4351 ESL for K-12 Teachers

ED 4352 Reading I: Learning to Read

ED 4372 Educational Technology

ED 4693 Student Teaching - Elementary

18 semester credit hours of upper-level ED courses (see advisor)

III. Electives: 3 semester credit hours

Guided Electives: 1 semester credit hour

UNIV 1010 Freshman Seminar

BIS 1100 Interdisciplinary Studies Freshman Seminar

Free Electives: 2 semester credit hours

2 semester credit hours of lower or upper-level electives

Bachelor of Arts in Education with 4-8 English, Language Arts and Reading (ELAR)

Degree Requirements (120 semester credit hours)1

View an Example of Degree Requirements by Semester

Faculty

Professors: George W. Fair, Karen J. Prager, Lawrence J. Redlinger, Erin A. Smith

Professors of Instruction: Jillian Duquaine-Watson, Tonja Wissinger

Associate Professors of Instruction: Kathleen Byrnes, Patricia A. Leek

Assistant Professors of Instruction: Syed Naqvi, Neall Pogue, Azadeh Stark, Larissa Werhnyak

I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours2

Communication: 6 semester credit hours

COMM 1311 Survey of Oral and Technology-based Communication

RHET 1302 Rhetoric

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Communication Core courses (see advisor)

Mathematics: 3 semester credit hours

MATH 1314 College Algebra

Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Mathematics Core courses (see advisor)

Life and Physical Sciences: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from Life and Physical Sciences Core courses (see advisor)

Language, Philosophy and Culture: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Language, Philosophy and Culture Core courses3 (see advisor)

Creative Arts: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours Creative Arts Core courses (see advisor)

American History: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from American History Core courses (see advisor)

Government/Political Science: 6 semester credit hours

GOVT 2305 American National Government

GOVT 2306 State and Local Government

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Government/Political Science Core courses (see advisor)

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Social and Behavioral Sciences Core courses.3 (see advisor)

Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from Component Area Option Core courses.3 (see advisor)

II. Major Requirements: 72 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

Foundations: 36 semester credit hours

Foundation I: Arts and Humanities: 21 semester credit hours

LIT 2350 Close Reading

LIT 3330 Linguistics

or BIS 4306 Strategies for Diversity in Education

LIT 3339 Writing Literary Studies

3 semester credit hour upper-level course from AHST, ARTS, COMM, CRWT, DANC, FILM. MUSI, or THEA

3 semester credit hour upper-level HIST course

3 semester credit hour lower- or upper-level LIT course

3 seemester credit hour upper-level LIT course

Foundation II: Interdisciplinary Studies: 15 semester credit hours

AMS 4300 Oral and Written Communication for the Classroom

BIS 3320 The Nature of Intellectual Inquiry

3 semester credit hour lower- or upper-level course from AMS, GST, ISIS, or BIS 4V01 course

3 semester credit hour lower- or upper-level ISIS course

3 semester credit hour lower- or upper-level ISIS or ISNS course

General Education Courses: 36 semester credit hours

ED 3314 The American Public School

ED 3315 Children's Literature

ED 3339 Educational Psychology for Teachers

or PSY 3339 Educational Psychology

ED 4351 ESL for K-12 Teachers

ED 4352 Reading I: Learning to Read

ED 4372 Educational Technology

ED 4693 Student Teaching - Elementary

or ED 4694 Student Teaching Secondary

12 semester credit hours of upper-level ED courses (see advisor)

III. Electives: 6 semester credit hours

Guided Electives: 1 semester credit hour

UNIV 1010 Freshman Seminar

BIS 1100 Interdisciplinary Studies Freshman Seminar

Free Electives: 5 semester credit hours

5 semester credit hours of lower or upper-level electives

Bachelor of Arts in Education with 4-8 Science

Degree Requirements (120 semester credit hours)1

View an Example of Degree Requirements by Semester

Faculty

Professors: George W. Fair, Karen J. Prager, Lawrence J. Redlinger, Erin A. Smith

Professors of Instruction: Jillian Duquaine-Watson, Tonja Wissinger

Associate Professors of Instruction: Kathleen Byrnes, Patricia A. Leek

Assistant Professors of Instruction: Syed Naqvi, Neall Pogue, Azadeh Stark, Larissa Werhnyak

I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours2

Communication: 6 semester credit hours

COMM 1311 Survey of Oral and Technology-based Communication

RHET 1302 Rhetoric

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Communication Core courses (see advisor)

Mathematics: 3 semester credit hours

MATH 1314 College Algebra

Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Mathematics Core courses3 (see advisor)

Life and Physical Sciences: 6 semester credit hours

BIOL 2311 Introduction to Modern Biology I4

or BIOL 1300 Body Systems with Lab

BIOL 2312 Introduction to Modern Biology II4

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Life and Physical Sciences Core courses3 (see advisor)

Language, Philosophy and Culture: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Language, Philosophy and Culture Core courses (see advisor)

Creative Arts: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours Creative Arts Core courses (see advisor)

American History: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from American History Core courses (see advisor)

Government/Political Science: 6 semester credit hours

GOVT 2305 American National Government

GOVT 2306 State and Local Government

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Government/Political Science Core courses (see advisor)

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Social and Behavioral Sciences Core courses.3 (see advisor)

Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours

CHEM 1311 General Chemistry I

and CHEM 1111 General Chemistry Laboratory I

NATS 1311 The Universe, and Everything Else

or PHYS 1301 College Physics I

and PHYS 2125 Physics Laboratory I

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Component Area Option Core courses.3 (see advisor)

II. Major Requirements: 54-66 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

Major Preparatory Courses: 0-10 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

GEOS 1303 Physical Geology5 and GEOS 1103 Physical Geology Laboratory

or GEOS 1304 History of Earth and Life5 and GEOS 1104 History of Earth and Life Laboratory

or GEOS 2310 Environmental Geology5

ISNS 2367 The Oceans5

or ISNS 2359 Earthquakes and Volcanoes5

ISNS 2368 Weather and Climate5

or ISNS 2366 Global Climate Change

Foundations: 27-29 semester credit hours

Foundation I: Natural Science and Mathematics: 9-11 semester credit hours

BIOL 3318 Forensic Biology

or BIOL 3456 Human Anatomy and Physiology with Lab II

BIOL 3388 Honey Bee Biology

or BIOL 3455 Human Anatomy and Physiology with Lab I

ISNS 3373 Our Nearest Neighbors in the Sky

Foundation II: Interdisciplinary Studies: 18 semester credit hours

AMS 4300 Oral and Written Communication for the Classroom

BIS 3320 The Nature of Intellectual Inquiry

BIS 4306 Strategies for Diversity in Education

NSC 3361 Introduction to Neuroscience

3 semester credit hour lower- or upper-level course from AMS, GST, ISIS, or BIS 4V01 course

3 semester credit hour lower- or upper-level ISIS course

General Education Courses: 27 semester credit hours

ED 3314 The American Public School

ED 3339 Educational Psychology for Teachers

ED 4351 ESL for K-12 Teachers

ED 4353 Reading in Secondary Content

ED 4372 Educational Technology

ED 4693 Student Teaching - Elementary

6 semester credit hours of upper-level ED courses (see advisor)

III. Electives: 12-24 semester credit hours

Guided Electives: 1 semester credit hour

UNIV 1010 Freshman Seminar

BIS 1100 Interdisciplinary Studies Freshman Seminar

Free Electives: 11-23 semester credit hours

11-23 semester credit hours of lower or upper-level electives

Bachelor of Arts in Education with 4-8 Social Studies

Degree Requirements (120 semester credit hours)1

View an Example of Degree Requirements by Semester

Faculty

Professors: George W. Fair, Karen J. Prager, Lawrence J. Redlinger, Erin A. Smith

Professors of Instruction: Jillian Duquaine-Watson, Tonja Wissinger

Associate Professors of Instruction: Kathleen Byrnes, Patricia A. Leek

Assistant Professors of Instruction: Syed Naqvi, Neall Pogue, Azadeh Stark, Larissa Werhnyak

I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours2

Communication: 6 semester credit hours

COMM 1311 Survey of Oral and Technology-based Communication

RHET 1302 Rhetoric

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Communication Core courses (see advisor)

Mathematics: 3 semester credit hours

MATH 1314 College Algebra5

Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Mathematics Core courses (see advisor)

Life and Physical Sciences: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from Life and Physical Sciences Core courses (see advisor)

Language, Philosophy and Culture: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Language, Philosophy and Culture Core courses (see advisor)

Creative Arts: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours Creative Arts Core courses (see advisor)

American History: 6 semester credit hours

HIST 1301 U.S. History Survey to Civil War

HIST 1302 U.S. History Survey from Civil War

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from American History Core courses3 (see advisor)

Government/Political Science: 6 semester credit hours

GOVT 2305 American National Government

GOVT 2306 State and Local Government

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Government/Political Science Core courses (see advisor)

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 semester credit hours

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics

or ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics

Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Social and Behavioral Sciences Core courses.3 (see advisor)

Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from Component Area Option Core courses.3 (see advisor)

II. Major Requirements: 60-63 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

Major Preparatory Courses: 0-6 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

GEOG 2302 The Global Environment5

or GEOG 2303 People and Place: An Introduction to World Geographic Regions5

HIST 2301 History of Texas5

Foundations: 30 semester credit hours

Foundation I: Economic, Political and Policy Sciences: 9 semester credit hours

ECON 3332 Economic Geography

or ECON 3337 Economics of Poverty and Inequality

or ECON 4320 Public Sector Economics

GEOG 3331 Urban Growth and Structure

or GEOG 3359 Human Migration and Mobility: Global Patterns

or GEOG 3370 The Global Economy

PSCI 3323 American Federalism

or PSCI 3362 The American Political Institutions

Foundation II: Interdisciplinary Studies: 21 semester credit hours

AMS 4300 Oral and Written Communication for the Classroom

AMS 4305 World History for Teachers

BIS 3320 The Nature of Intellectual Inquiry

3 semester credit hour upper-level HIST course

3 semester credit hour lower- or upper-level course from AMS, GST, ISIS, or BIS 4V01 course

3 semester credit hour lower- or upper-level ISIS course

3 semester credit hour lower- or upper-level ISIS or ISNS course

General Education Courses: 27 semester credit hours

ED 3314 The American Public School

ED 3339 Educational Psychology for Teachers

or PSY 3339 Educational Psychology

ED 4351 ESL for K-12 Teachers

ED 4353 Reading in Secondary Content

ED 4372 Educational Technology

ED 4693 Student Teaching - Elementary

or ED 4694 Student Teaching Secondary

6 semester credit hours of upper-level ED courses (see advisor)

III. Electives: 15-21 semester credit hours

Guided Electives: 1 semester credit hour

UNIV 1010 Freshman Seminar

BIS 1100 Interdisciplinary Studies Freshman Seminar

Free Electives: 20 semester credit hours

17 semester credit hours of lower or upper-level electives

Bachelor of Arts in Education with 7-12 Social Studies (Economics Concentration)

Degree Requirements (120 semester credit hours)1

View an Example of Degree Requirements by Semester

Faculty

Professors: George W. Fair, Karen J. Prager, Lawrence J. Redlinger, Erin A. Smith

Professors of Instruction: Jillian Duquaine-Watson, Tonja Wissinger

Associate Professors of Instruction: Kathleen Byrnes, Patricia A. Leek

Assistant Professors of Instruction: Syed Naqvi, Neall Pogue, Azadeh Stark, Larissa Werhnyak

I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours2

Communication: 6 semester credit hours

COMM 1311 Survey of Oral and Technology-based Communication

RHET 1302 Rhetoric

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Communication Core courses (see advisor)

Mathematics: 3 semester credit hours

MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I5, 6, 7

Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Mathematics Core courses (see advisor)

Life and Physical Sciences: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from Life and Physical Sciences Core courses (see advisor)

Language, Philosophy and Culture: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Language, Philosophy and Culture Core courses (see advisor)

Creative Arts: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours Creative Arts Core courses (see advisor)

American History: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from American History Core courses3 (see advisor)

Government/Political Science: 6 semester credit hours

GOVT 2305 American National Government

GOVT 2306 State and Local Government

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Government/Political Science Core courses (see advisor)

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 semester credit hours

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics5, 6

Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Social and Behavioral Sciences Core courses.3 (see advisor)

Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours

STAT 1342 Statistical Decision Making

or EPPS 2302 Methods of Quantitative Analysis in the Social and Policy Sciences

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics5, 6

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Component Area Option Core courses.3 (see advisor)

II. Major Requirements: 57-66 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

Major Preparatory Courses: 0-9 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics5, 6

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics5, 6

GEOG 2302 The Global Environment5

GEOG 2303 People and Place: An Introduction to World Geographic Regions5

HIST 2301 History of Texas5

MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I5, 6, 7

Foundations: 33 semester credit hours

Foundation I: Economic, Political and Policy Sciences: 18 semester credit hours

ECON 3330 Economics of Health

or ECON 3337 Economics of Poverty and Inequality

or ECON 3381 Economic History

ECON 3310 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory

ECON 3311 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory

ECON 3312 Money and Banking

or ECON 4360 International Trade

ECON 4320 Public Sector Economics

or ECON 4345 Industrial Organization

ECON 4362 Development Economics

or ECON 4382 International Finance

Foundation II: Interdisciplinary Studies: 15 semester credit hours

AMS 4300 Oral and Written Communication for the Classroom

AMS 4305 World History for Teachers

BIS 3320 The Nature of Intellectual Inquiry

3 semester credit hour lower- or upper-level ISIS course

3 semester credit hour lower- or upper-level ISIS or ISNS course

General Education Courses: 24 semester credit hours

ED 3314 The American Public School

ED 3339 Educational Psychology for Teachers

or PSY 3339 Educational Psychology

ED 4353 Reading in Secondary Content

ED 4372 Educational Technology

ED 4694 Student Teaching Secondary

or ED 4693 Student Teaching - Elementary

6 semester credit hours of upper-level ED courses (see advisor)

III. Electives: 12-21 semester credit hours

Guided Electives: 1 semester credit hour

UNIV 1010 Freshman Seminar

BIS 1100 Interdisciplinary Studies Freshman Seminar

Free Electives: 11-20 semester credit hours

11-20 semester credit hours of lower or upper-level electives

Bachelor of Arts in Education with 7-12 Social Studies (Geography Concentration)

Degree Requirements (120 semester credit hours)1

View an Example of Degree Requirements by Semester

Faculty

Professors: George W. Fair, Karen J. Prager, Lawrence J. Redlinger, Erin A. Smith

Professors of Instruction: Jillian Duquaine-Watson, Tonja Wissinger

Associate Professors of Instruction: Kathleen Byrnes, Patricia A. Leek

Assistant Professors of Instruction: Syed Naqvi, Neall Pogue, Azadeh Stark, Larissa Werhnyak

I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours2

Communication: 6 semester credit hours

COMM 1311 Survey of Oral and Technology-based Communication

RHET 1302 Rhetoric

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Communication Core courses (see advisor)

Mathematics: 3 semester credit hours

MATH 1314 College Algebra

Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Mathematics Core courses (see advisor)

Life and Physical Sciences: 6 semester credit hours

GEOS 1303 Physical Geology5

GEOS 1304 History of Earth and Life5

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Life and Physical Sciences Core courses3 (see advisor)

Language, Philosophy and Culture: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Language, Philosophy and Culture Core courses (see advisor)

Creative Arts: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours Creative Arts Core courses (see advisor)

American History: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from American History Core courses3 (see advisor)

Government/Political Science: 6 semester credit hours

GOVT 2305 American National Government

GOVT 2306 State and Local Government

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Government/Political Science Core courses (see advisor)

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 semester credit hours

GEOG 2303 People and Place: An Introduction to World Geographic Regions5

Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Social and Behavioral Sciences Core courses.3 (see advisor)

Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics5

GEOG 2302 The Global Environment5

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Component Area Option Core courses.3 (see advisor)

II. Major Requirements: 52-61 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

Major Preparatory Courses: 1-10 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics5

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics5

GEOG 2302 The Global Environment5

GEOG 2303 People and Place: An Introduction to World Geographic Regions5

GEOS 1303 Physical Geology5

and GEOS 1103 Physical Geology Laboratory

GEOS 1304 History of Earth and Life5

GEOS 2310 Environmental Geology5

HIST 2301 History of Texas5

Foundations: 27 semester credit hours

Foundation I: Economic, Political and Policy Sciences: 12 semester credit hours

GEOG 3359 Human Migration and Mobility: Global Patterns

GEOG 3370 The Global Economy

GEOG 3372 Population and Development

3 semester credit hour upper-level GEOG course

Foundation II: Interdisciplinary Studies: 15 semester credit hours

AMS 4300 Oral and Written Communication for the Classroom

AMS 4305 World History for Teachers

BIS 3320 The Nature of Intellectual Inquiry

3 semester credit hour lower- or upper-level ISIS course

3 semester credit hour lower- or upper-level ISIS or ISNS course

General Education Courses: 24 semester credit hours

ED 3314 The American Public School

ED 3339 Educational Psychology for Teachers

or PSY 3339 Educational Psychology

ED 4353 Reading in Secondary Content

ED 4372 Educational Technology

ED 4694 Student Teaching Secondary

or ED 4693 Student Teaching - Elementary

6 semester credit hours of upper-level ED courses (see advisor)

III. Electives: 17-26 semester credit hours

Guided Electives: 1 semester credit hour

UNIV 1010 Freshman Seminar

BIS 1100 Interdisciplinary Studies Freshman Seminar

Free Electives: 11-20 semester credit hours

11-20 semester credit hours of lower or upper-level electives

Bachelor of Arts in Education with 7-12 Social Studies (Government Concentration)

Degree Requirements (120 semester credit hours)1

View an Example of Degree Requirements by Semester

Faculty

Professors: George W. Fair, Karen J. Prager, Lawrence J. Redlinger, Erin A. Smith

Professors of Instruction: Jillian Duquaine-Watson, Tonja Wissinger

Associate Professors of Instruction: Kathleen Byrnes, Patricia A. Leek

Assistant Professors of Instruction: Syed Naqvi, Neall Pogue, Azadeh Stark, Larissa Werhnyak

I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours2

Communication: 6 semester credit hours

COMM 1311 Survey of Oral and Technology-based Communication

RHET 1302 Rhetoric

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Communication Core courses (see advisor)

Mathematics: 3 semester credit hours

MATH 1314 College Algebra

Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Mathematics Core courses (see advisor)

Life and Physical Sciences: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from Life and Physical Sciences Core courses (see advisor)

Language, Philosophy and Culture: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Language, Philosophy and Culture Core courses (see advisor)

Creative Arts: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours Creative Arts Core courses (see advisor)

American History: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from American History Core courses3 (see advisor)

Government/Political Science: 6 semester credit hours

GOVT 2305 American National Government

GOVT 2306 State and Local Government

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Government/Political Science Core courses3 (see advisor)

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 semester credit hours

GEOG 2303 People and Place: An Introduction to World Geographic Regions

Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Social and Behavioral Sciences Core courses.3 (see advisor)

Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics5

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Component Area Option Core courses.3 (see advisor)

II. Major Requirements: 63-66 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

Major Preparatory Courses: 0-3 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

HIST 2301 History of Texas5

Foundations: 39 semester credit hours

Foundation I: Economic, Political and Policy Sciences: 24 semester credit hours

PSCI 3301 Political Theory

PSCI 3306 Political Economy

PSCI 3310 Managing Government Organizations

or PSCI 3362 The American Political Institutions

or 3 semester credit hour upper-level PSCI course

PSCI 3323 American Federalism

or PSCI 4329 Global Politics

or PSCI 4354 Contemporary Political Thought

or PSCI 4V99 Senior Honors in Government and Politics

PSCI 3327 American Foreign Policy

or PSCI 3328 International Relations

or PSCI 3333 Political Behavior

or PSCI 3350 Comparative Politics

PSCI 4364 Civil Rights Law and Society

or PSCI 3303 Civil Liberties

or PSCI 3322 Constitutional Law

3 semester credit hour upper-level ECON course

3 semester credit hour upper-level GEOG course

Foundation II: Interdisciplinary Studies: 15 semester credit hours

AMS 4300 Oral and Written Communication for the Classroom

AMS 4305 World History for Teachers

BIS 3320 The Nature of Intellectual Inquiry

3 semester credit hour lower- or upper-level ISIS course

3 semester credit hour lower- or upper-level ISIS or ISNS course

General Education Courses: 24 semester credit hours

ED 3314 The American Public School

ED 3339 Educational Psychology for Teachers

or PSY 3339 Educational Psychology

ED 4353 Reading in Secondary Content

ED 4372 Educational Technology

ED 4694 Student Teaching Secondary

or ED 4693 Student Teaching - Elementary

6 semester credit hours of upper-level ED courses (see advisor)

III. Electives: 12-15 semester credit hours

Guided Electives: 1 semester credit hour

UNIV 1010 Freshman Seminar

BIS 1100 Interdisciplinary Studies Freshman Seminar

Free Electives: 11-14 semester credit hours

11-14 semester credit hours of lower or upper-level electives

Bachelor of Arts in Education with 7-12 Social Studies (History Concentration)

Degree Requirements (120 semester credit hours)1

View an Example of Degree Requirements by Semester

Faculty

Professors: George W. Fair, Karen J. Prager, Lawrence J. Redlinger, Erin A. Smith

Professors of Instruction: Jillian Duquaine-Watson, Tonja Wissinger

Associate Professors of Instruction: Kathleen Byrnes, Patricia A. Leek

Assistant Professors of Instruction: Syed Naqvi, Neall Pogue, Azadeh Stark, Larissa Werhnyak

I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours2

Communication: 6 semester credit hours

COMM 1311 Survey of Oral and Technology-based Communication

RHET 1302 Rhetoric

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Communication Core courses (see advisor)

Mathematics: 3 semester credit hours

MATH 1314 College Algebra5

Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Mathematics Core courses (see advisor)

Life and Physical Sciences: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from Life and Physical Sciences Core courses (see advisor)

Language, Philosophy and Culture: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Language, Philosophy and Culture Core courses (see advisor)

Creative Arts: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours Creative Arts Core courses (see advisor)

American History: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from American History Core courses3 (see advisor)

Government/Political Science: 6 semester credit hours

GOVT 2305 American National Government

GOVT 2306 State and Local Government

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Government/Political Science Core courses (see advisor)

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 semester credit hours

GEOG 2303 People and Place: An Introduction to World Geographic Regions

Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Social and Behavioral Sciences Core courses.3 (see advisor)

Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Component Area Option Core courses.3 (see advisor)

II. Major Requirements: 63-66 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

Major Preparatory Courses: 0-3 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

HIST 2301 History of Texas5

Foundations: 39 semester credit hours

Foundation I: Economic, Political and Policy Sciences: 12 semester credit hours

3 semester credit hour upper-level ECON course

3 semester credit hour upper-level GEOG course

3 semester credit hour upper-level PSCI course

3 semester credit hour lower- or upper-level PSCI course

Foundation II: Interdisciplinary Studies: 27 semester credit hours

AMS 4300 Oral and Written Communication for the Classroom

AMS 4305 World History for Teachers

BIS 3320 The Nature of Intellectual Inquiry

HIST 3301 Historical Inquiry

9 semester credit hours of upper-level HIST courses

3 semester credit hour lower- or upper-level ISIS course

3 semester credit hour lower- or upper-level ISIS or ISNS course

General Education Courses: 24 semester credit hours

ED 3314 The American Public School

ED 3339 Educational Psychology for Teachers

or PSY 3339 Educational Psychology

ED 4353 Reading in Secondary Content

ED 4372 Educational Technology

ED 4694 Student Teaching Secondary

or ED 4693 Student Teaching - Elementary

6 semester credit hours of upper-level ED courses (see advisor)

III. Electives: 12-15 semester credit hours

Guided Electives: 1 semester credit hour

UNIV 1010 Freshman Seminar

BIS 1100 Interdisciplinary Studies Freshman Seminar

Free Electives: 11-14 semester credit hours

11-14 semester credit hours of lower or upper-level electives

Bachelor of Science in Education with 4-8 Mathematics

Degree Requirements (120 semester credit hours)1

View an Example of Degree Requirements by Semester

Faculty

Professors: George W. Fair, Karen J. Prager, Lawrence J. Redlinger, Erin A. Smith

Professors of Instruction: Jillian Duquaine-Watson, Tonja Wissinger

Associate Professors of Instruction: Kathleen Byrnes, Patricia A. Leek

Assistant Professors of Instruction: Syed Naqvi, Neall Pogue, Azadeh Stark, Larissa Werhnyak

I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours2

Communication: 6 semester credit hours

COMM 1311 Survey of Oral and Technology-based Communication

RHET 1302 Rhetoric

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Communication Core courses (see advisor)

Mathematics: 3 semester credit hours

MATH 2413 Differential Calculus

or MATH 2417 Calculus I

Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Mathematics Core courses3 (see advisor)

Life and Physical Sciences: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from Life and Physical Sciences Core courses (see advisor)

Language, Philosophy and Culture: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Language, Philosophy and Culture Core courses (see advisor)

Creative Arts: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours Creative Arts Core courses (see advisor)

American History: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from American History Core courses (see advisor)

Government/Political Science: 6 semester credit hours

GOVT 2305 American National Government

GOVT 2306 State and Local Government

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Government/Political Science Core courses (see advisor)

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Social and Behavioral Sciences Core courses.3 (see advisor)

Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours

MATH 2414 Integral Calculus

or MATH 2419 Calculus II

MATH 2415 Calculus of Several Variables

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Component Area Option Core courses.3 (see advisor)

II. Major Requirements: 66-72 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

Major Preparatory Courses: 0-3 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

MATH 2312 Precalculus5

Foundations: 39-42 semester credit hours

Foundation I: Natural Science and Mathematics: 21-24 semester credit hours

MATH 2333 Matrices, Vectors, and Their Application

or MATH 2418 Linear Algebra

MATH 3303 Introduction to Mathematical Modeling

MATH 3305 Foundations of Measurement and Informal Geometry

or MATH 3321 Geometry

MATH 3307 Mathematical Problem Solving for Teachers

STAT 3360 Probability and Statistics for Management and Economics

Two 3-4 semester credit hour upper-level Mathematics or Science courses (see advisor)

Foundation II: Interdisciplinary Studies: 18 semester credit hours

AMS 4300 Oral and Written Communication for the Classroom

BIS 3320 The Nature of Intellectual Inquiry

BIS 4306 Strategies for Diversity in Education

9 semester credit hours of lower- or upper-level ISNS courses

General Education Courses: 27 semester credit hours

ED 3314 The American Public School

ED 3339 Educational Psychology for Teachers

ED 4351 ESL for K-12 Teachers

ED 4353 Reading in Secondary Content

ED 4372 Educational Technology

ED 4693 Student Teaching - Elementary

or ED 4694 Student Teaching Secondary

6 semester credit hours of upper-level ED courses (see advisor)

III. Electives: 6-12 semester credit hours

Guided Electives: 1 semester credit hour

UNIV 1010 Freshman Seminar

BIS 1100 Interdisciplinary Studies Freshman Seminar

Free Electives: 5-11 semester credit hours

5-11 semester credit hours of lower or upper-level electives

Bachelor of Science in Education with 4-8 Science

Degree Requirements (120 semester credit hours)1

View an Example of Degree Requirements by Semester

Faculty

Professors: George W. Fair, Karen J. Prager, Lawrence J. Redlinger, Erin A. Smith

Professors of Instruction: Jillian Duquaine-Watson, Tonja Wissinger

Associate Professors of Instruction: Kathleen Byrnes, Patricia A. Leek

Assistant Professors of Instruction: Syed Naqvi, Neall Pogue, Azadeh Stark, Larissa Werhnyak

I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours2

Communication: 6 semester credit hours

COMM 1311 Survey of Oral and Technology-based Communication

RHET 1302 Rhetoric

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Communication Core courses (see advisor)

Mathematics: 3 semester credit hours

MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I

or MATH 2413 Differential Calculus

or MATH 2417 Calculus I

Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Mathematics Core courses3 (see advisor)

Life and Physical Sciences: 6 semester credit hours

BIOL 2311 Introduction to Modern Biology I4

or BIOL 1300 Body Systems with Lab

BIOL 2312 Introduction to Modern Biology II4

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Life and Physical Sciences Core courses3 (see advisor)

Language, Philosophy and Culture: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Language, Philosophy and Culture Core courses (see advisor)

Creative Arts: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours Creative Arts Core courses (see advisor)

American History: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from American History Core courses (see advisor)

Government/Political Science: 6 semester credit hours

GOVT 2305 American National Government

GOVT 2306 State and Local Government

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Government/Political Science Core courses (see advisor)

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Social and Behavioral Sciences Core courses.3 (see advisor)

Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours

MATH 1326 Applied Calculus II

or MATH 2414 Integral Calculus

or MATH 2419 Calculus II

MATH 2415 Calculus of Several Variables

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Component Area Option Core courses.3 (see advisor)

II. Major Requirements: 54-76 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

Major Preparatory Courses: 0-18 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

CHEM 1311 General Chemistry I5 and CHEM 1111 General Chemistry Laboratory I5

GEOS 1303 Physical Geology5 and GEOS 1103 Physical Geology Laboratory

or GEOS 1304 History of Earth and Life5 and GEOS 1104 History of Earth and Life Laboratory

or GEOS 2310 Environmental Geology5

ISNS 2367 The Oceans5

or ISNS 2359 Earthquakes and Volcanoes5

ISNS 2368 Weather and Climate5

or ISNS 2366 Global Climate Change

NATS 1311 The Universe, and Everything Else5

or PHYS 1301 College Physics I5 and PHYS 2125 Physics Laboratory I5

Foundations: 27-31 semester credit hours

Foundation I: Natural Science and Mathematics: 15-19 semester credit hours

BIOL 3318 Forensic Biology

or BIOL 3456 Human Anatomy and Physiology with Lab II

BIOL 3388 Honey Bee Biology

or BIOL 3455 Human Anatomy and Physiology with Lab I

ISNS 3373 Our Nearest Neighbors in the Sky

Two 3-4 semester credit hour upper-level Mathematics or Science courses (see advisor)

Foundation II: Interdisciplinary Studies: 12 semester credit hours

AMS 4300 Oral and Written Communication for the Classroom

BIS 3320 The Nature of Intellectual Inquiry

BIS 4306 Strategies for Diversity in Education

NSC 3361 Introduction to Neuroscience

General Education Courses: 27 semester credit hours

ED 3314 The American Public School

ED 3339 Educational Psychology for Teachers

ED 4351 ESL for K-12 Teachers

ED 4353 Reading in Secondary Content

ED 4372 Educational Technology

ED 4693 Student Teaching - Elementary

or ED 4694 Student Teaching Secondary

6 semester credit hours of upper-level ED courses (see advisor)

III. Electives: 2-24 semester credit hours

Guided Electives: 1 semester credit hour

UNIV 1010 Freshman Seminar

BIS 1100 Interdisciplinary Studies Freshman Seminar

Free Electives: 1-23 semester credit hours

1-23 semester credit hours of lower or upper-level electives

1. Incoming freshmen must enroll and complete requirements of UNIV 1010 and the corresponding school-related freshman seminar course. Students, including transfer students, who complete their core curriculum at UT Dallas must take UNIV 2020.

2. Curriculum Requirements can be fulfilled by other approved courses from institutions of higher education. The courses listed are recommended as the most efficient way to satisfy both Core Curriculum and Major Requirements at UT Dallas.

3. Students are strongly encouraged to take core courses that are closely related to their foundations, concentrations, and career goals.

4. Requires enrollment in corequisite lab course.

5. A required Major course that also fulfills a Core Curriculum requirement. Semester credit hours may be counted in Core Curriculum.

6. Indicates a prerequisite class to be completed before enrolling for upper-division classes.

7. Preferred course for 7-12 Social Studies (Economics Concentration).

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