Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with a California Preliminary Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential
The Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Preliminary California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential provides a broad, rigorous education that prepares candidates for a career as a teacher at the elementary level. The BA in interdisciplinary studies program introduces candidates to essential knowledge, connections across the disciplines, and applies knowledge of life beyond the University. This degree program gives candidates an enriched and thought-provoking curriculum that incorporates content across subject areas and with specific educational methodology courses. This program prepares candidates for professional work as multiple subject teachers in a changing cultural and economic environment. For additional information on credential requirements, please see the Sanford College of Education Credential Information section of the catalog.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate an understanding of interdisciplinary theory and the practice of critical thinking for the collection, validation, analysis, and synthesis of historical data and new information.
- Explain the integration of knowledge in a global contact and engage in collaborative research across disciplines.
- Identify and appreciate the cultural perspectives of world view.
- Use information communications technology for knowledge sharing and the interdisciplinary approach.
- LIT 100 Introduction to Literature
- HIS 410 California History
- MTH 209A Fundamentals of Mathematics I
- BIS 301 Intro to Interdisc. Studies
- ENG 350 Fundamentals of Linguistics
- MTH 301 Fundamentals of Mathematics II
- ART 329 World Art
- BIS 401 Interdisciplinary Practice: In
- BIS 499 Interdisciplinary Studies Proj