Play a Key Role in Students’ Middle Years
As a future educator working toward certification in core subjects in grades 4-8, you’ll play an integral role in helping students develop the majority of their educational, personal, emotional and physical habits. With a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with Core Subjects 4-8 Certification from University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Education, you will help your students improve their core proficiency each year. You will acquire an effective classroom management style from the insights you’ll gain from your field experiences to schools.
Learn Expert Use of Instructional Methods
Encompassing such as topics as algebra, British literature and world geography, your
curriculum prepares you for your student internship and future job in front of intermediate,
middle and junior high school students. The College of Education faculty are dedicated
to your success and select instructional approaches from methods that are well researched
and widely practiced in your grade level and content area. Because no single teaching
method works best for every teacher and student, you’ll learn to adapt to all kinds
of teaching methods, such as cooperative groups, problem-based learning and interactive
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Degree Plan Degree Map
Deadlines for Applying
- Freshman Deadlines
Priority - November 1
Final - December 1
Priority - March 1
Final (Summer Session I & II) - May 1
Priority - July 15
Final - August 1
- Transfer Deadlines
Spring 2021Priority - January 5
Final - January 15
Summer 2021Priority - May 1
Final (Summer Session I) - May 26
Final (Summer Session II) - July 1
Fall 2021Priority - August 13
Final - August 18
Online applications close for transfer students after the Priority Deadline, the application will be extended to January 11th on ApplyTexas for Transfer students. Starting January 12th all transfer students interested in applying for Spring 2021 will need to have all official documents (transcripts from every college or university attended and application fee) in hand and will need to complete a paper application. Students who apply after the priority deadline must submit all required documentation with their paper application to the Office of Admissions and will be processed for late registration.
- International Deadlines
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
Priority – February 1
Final – April 20
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.
Accreditations and Distinctions
The College of Education is accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification/Texas Education Agency.
We’ve earned national recognition for accomplishment and innovation, including the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education.