Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies

Teacher Education Program in the College of Education

Founded as a Teacher Training Institute in 1890, the University of North Texas has a long and proud tradition of preparing exceptional educators to work in public and private schools throughout Texas. Many appealing positions await you, especially in high-needs areas such as bilingual education, English as a Second Language, special education, math, science and computer science education. Many first-year teachers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area earn starting salaries of $50,000 or more.

Students completing the requirements for the undergraduate degree will receive the Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies. The undergraduate program requires a minimum of 120–126 semester hours. The specific number of hours required is determined by one’s choice of grades EC–6 or grades 4–8 options.

Programs for teaching Early Childhood through Grade 6 offer Core Subjects with Bilingual Supplemental Certification, Core Subjects with ESL Supplemental Certification or Core Subjects with Special Education EC-12 Certification.