Applying to the University
Undergraduates who want a bachelor's degree with teacher certification major in Interdisciplinary Studies. Your first step to becoming a teacher is to apply and become admitted to the university. Visit transfer admissions and freshmen admissions to learn more about eligiblity, fee waivers, and university deadlines.
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Applying to the Undergraduate Teacher Education Program
Because the Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies includes professional teacher certification, you will have to apply to the Teacher Education Program in order to be eligible for upper division teacher education coursework and clinical experiences.
When am I eligible to apply to Undergraduate Teacher Education Program?
Students are ready to apply when they have met the following criteria:
- At least 60 completed credit hours on the degree plan
- A 2.75 GPA or higher
- Two math courses completed
- Two science courses completed
How do I apply to Undergraduate Teacher Education Program?
To apply, use this Checklist to assemble a complete application and bring with you to your interview.
- Application to the Teacher Education program
- A copy of your unofficial transcript (log into my.UNTDallas.edu and go to student records)
- Faculty Recommendation in a signed and sealed envelope
- Professional Reference in a signed and sealed envelope
When do I interview?
Who can answer my questions about applying to the program?
Dr. Marco Shappeck (972-839-4038)