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 - February 1
Final - August 1
Priority - September 1
Final - December 1
- Transfer Deadlines
Spring 2018Priority – January 4
Final – January 16
Summer 2018Priority Deadline (Summer I and II)– May 22
Final (Summer I) – June 5
Final (Summer II) – July 9
Fall 2018Priority – August 13
Final – August 27
Summer I and II Priority Application deadline for undergraduate transfer, former and non-degree seeking undergraduate/graduate students. Students who apply after this date must submit all required documentation with their paper application in 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 1
*The application deadline for Spring 2018 Undergraduate applicants has been extended to December 13, 2017. Students who are in the U.S. and interested in applying for the Spring 2018 semester should contact email@example.com for the application and application requirements. Students will not be able to apply online for the Spring 2018 semester.
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
Freshman will not be accepted for Summer semester
Accreditations and Distinctions
UHCL’s College of Education graduate and undergraduate programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation for both initial teacher preparation and advanced educator preparation. We’re one of only 14 educator preparation programs in Texas to hold this accreditation. The College of Education is also accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification/Texas Education Agency and holds accreditations from a number of organizations for individual specializations and certification programs.
We’ve earned national recognition for accomplishment and innovation, including the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education.