Major

Interdisciplinary Studies, B.S. with Certification Option

Do you recognize the Christ-like impact that you could have as a teacher in Texas? Students in every age range and subject matter need an enthusiastic teacher to spark their interest in learning, literacy and lifelong success. We equip you to live out your calling in the classroom.

On Campus

Online

Degree


  • Early Childhood - 6th Grade
  • 4th - 8th Grade

Do you have a heart for children and recognize the Christ-like impact that you could have as a teacher?

With LeTourneau's bachelor of interdisciplinary studies and Texas teacher certification, you'll be on your way to a career as an agent of transformation in children's lives.

The population of Texas is on the rise, which means the need for highly qualified teachers is increasing. With a growing Hispanic population, teachers who are bilingual and/or ESL certified are in high demand.

Earn valuable, hands-on experience in our on-site Pre-K learning lab, which provides a positive learning environment for local Pre-K children while allowing LETU students to learn instruction and classroom management skills firsthand.

 

A QUALITY TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM

  • 100% of LeTourneau University students who took the 2012 State Board of Educator Certification test successfully passed the examination.
  • The LeTourneau School of Education accounts for approximately 16% of the total yearly state certifications.
  • LETU students won Texas Student Teacher of the Year awards two years in a row in 2013 and 2014.
  • As an LETU students, you'll begin gaining field experience during your freshman year and continue to gain classroom experience during your entire college career, culminating in semester of student teaching during your senior year.

 

INTERESTING CLASSES YOU'LL TAKE

  • Foundations of American Education and Culture
  • Development and Learning of the Young Child
  • Remediation of Reading Difficulties
  • Classroom Management and Organization for the Elementary School

 

WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH THIS DEGREE?

  • Preschool Teacher
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Preschool Director
  • Child Care Director

 

Do you want to make a difference as a school teacher in the state of Texas but need a degree? Earn your teacher education certification and degree from one of Texas' top schools of education, LeTourneau University.

Our sequenced, professional development program includes extensive preparation for state testing requirements, as well as field and student teaching experience. For your four field experience practicums, you will be placed in a variety of elementary, middle and/or junior high school classrooms.

The population of Texas is on the rise, which means the need for highly qualified teachers is increasing. With a growing Hispanic population, teachers who are bilingual and/or ESL certified are in high demand.

Each Interdisciplinary Studies, 4th-8th Grade Certification student must choose one of three concentration options:

 

A QUALITY TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM

  • 100% of LeTourneau University students who took the 2012 State Board of Educator Certification test successfully passed the examination.
  • The LeTourneau School of Education accounts for approximately 16% of the total yearly state certifications.
  • LETU students won Texas Student Teacher of the Year awards two years in a row in 2013 and 2014.

 

INTERESTING CLASSES YOU'LL TAKE

  • Teaching the Middle School Student
  • Applications of Technology
  • Planning and Assessment
  • Human Growth and Development

 

WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH THIS DEGREE?

  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Middle School Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher*
  • ESL Teacher*
  • Child Care Director

*with certification

 

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Program Details: Online

  • Flexible, fully online format
  • Year-round, accelerated courses

View Online Program Requirements EC-6th

View Online Program Requirements 4th-8th

 

Program Details: On-Campus

  • Semester-long courses
  • Interact with experienced faculty

View On-Campus Program Requirements EC-6th

View On-Campus Program Requirements 4th-8th