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2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Multidisciplinary Science, B.S.: Composite Science Concentration

About the Multidisciplinary Science: Composite Science Concentration Bachelor’s Program

Individuals completing the B.S. in Multidisciplinary Science—both the baccalaureate requirements and the certification requirements—are eligible for certification to teach all sciences grades seven to 12 in Texas. This major requires 43 hours of Science for a Composite Science certification. Students may add a minor to specialize in a qualified science area such as chemistry, biology, etc.Two semesters of a single foreign language are considered leveling work for this program but may be waived if the student had two years of high school foreign language.

Communication Literacy Requirement. For information on courses meeting the CL Requirement for the Multidisciplinary Science major, please see an advisor.

Secondary-Level Education. This specialization within the B.S. in Multidisciplinary Science is designed primarily for individuals seeking teacher certification in grades seventh through twelfth grade. Degree plans are a sequence of four semesters of professional education courses (including two student teaching semesters). All courses include field experiences scheduled outside of class time.

Recommended Sample Curriculum

First Year

Second Year


Total: 17


Total: 17

Third Year

Fourth Year


Total: 15


Total: 9

Total Hours: 124

* Focus area courses will be determined at program admission in the junior year.