Interdisciplinary Studies B.S. with Core Subjects EC-6 with Bilingual Supplemental Certification

Empower Students to Succeed with a Bilingual Education

Become a highly qualified bilingual educator with the Interdisciplinary Studies BS with Core Subjects EC-6 with Bilingual Supplemental Certification from UH-Clear Lake. Our expert faculty will equip you with the necessary knowledge and training to teach students core subjects in Spanish and English, enabling them to achieve a higher rate of success. You'll see the impact of your work almost immediately as your students demonstrate improved language and academic proficiency.

Coursework includes dual-language lessons taught by dedicated professors who are committed to your growth. UH-Clear Lake's College of Education also offers enriching field experiences in both bilingual and general education settings. With this experience, you'll have the opportunity to enter your own classroom equipped with the confidence and skills needed for a fulfilling career as an educator.

Address a Teacher Shortage Area and Expand Your Marketability

According to The National Center for Education Statistics, as of 2015, more than 892,000 students in Texas schools were English-language learners. In addition, the U.S. Department of Education identifies bilingual educators as “high demand” professionals in Texas.

You can be confident that you will help meet this demand, as graduates of UHCL’s College of Education have nearly a 100 percent placement rate. These graduates are now teachers in general and bilingual education settings in numerous local independent school districts, including Deer Park, Houston, Clear Creek, Galena Park, Goose Creek, Alvin and Pasadena.


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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Fall 2018

    New Degree Seeking - August 1
    Priority* - August 13
    Final and Session Start* - August 27

  • Spring 2019

    New Degree Seeking - December 1
    Priority* - January 14
    Final and Session Start* - January 22

  • Summer 2019
    New Degree Seeking - May 1
    Priority* - May 28
    Final, Summer I* - June 10
    Final, Summer II* - July 15
  • Fall 2019
    New Degree Seeking - August 1
    Priority* - August 12
    Final and Session Start* - August 26

*Former/Non-degree seeking/Certificate Graduate Students applicants who apply after the priority deadline can expect to go through late registration. $50 late registration fee will be assessed.


  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    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.


Locations

  University of Houston-Clear Lake
 

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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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.


Interdisciplinary Studies B.S. with Core Subjects EC-6 with Bilingual Supplemental Certification Faculty

Elizabeth Beavers
Elizabeth Beavers

Elizabeth Beavers

Assistant Professor of Special Education,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3513
Email: BeaversEA@uhcl.edu
Office: Suite B1325

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Terry Chvala
Terry Chvala

Terry Chvala

Senior Lecturer of Early Childhood Education,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3641
Email: Chvala@UHCL.edu
Office: B1125

Faculty Bio

John Decman
John Decman

John Decman

Associate Professor of Educational Leadership,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3548
Email: decman@uhcl.edu
Office:  Bayou Building, Suite 1125

Faculty Bio

Rebecca Huss-Keeler
Rebecca Huss-Keeler

Rebecca Huss-Keeler

Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3535
Email: huss@uhcl.edu
Office: 1119-09

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Preeti Jain
Preeti Jain

Preeti Jain

Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3567
Email: jainp@uhcl.edu
Office: B1119

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Chuck Lang

Chuck Lang

Visiting Lecturer of Educational Leadership,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3633
Email: chuck.lang@aol.com
Office: B1125-11

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Renee Lastrapes
Renée  E. Lastrapes

Renée E. Lastrapes

Assistant Professor of Education Research and Assessment,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3566
Email: Lastrapes@uhcl.edu
Office: 1111-5

Faculty Bio

Michelle Peters
Michelle Peters

Michelle Peters

Professor of Research and Applied Statistics-Program Coordinator, Educational Foundations/Research,
Education

Contact number: 202-321-3752
Email: petersm@uhcl.edu
Office: B1111-10

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Randy Seevers
Randy Seevers

Randy L. Seevers

Associate Professor of Special Education,
Education

Contact number: 281- 283-3534
Email: seevers@uhcl.edu
Office: B1321-08

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Mark Shermis
Mark Shermis

Mark D. Shermis

Dean of the College of Education and Professor of Educational Foundations,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3501
Email: mshermis@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1237

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