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 (Summer Session I) - June 10*
Final (Summer Session II) - July 15*
*Online application closes May 21. Freshman students applying after May 21 must submit all required documents along with paper application to the Office of Admissions.
Priority - February 1
Final - August 1
Priority - September 1
Final - December 1
- Transfer Deadlines
Spring 2019Final - January 22
Summer 2019Priority – May 21
Final (Summer Session I) – June 10
Final (Summer Session II) – July 15
Fall 2019Priority - August 12
Final - August 26
Spring 2020Priority - January 1
Final - TBA
Online applications close for transfer students after the Priority Deadline. 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
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.