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Interdisciplinary Studies,K-6, 4-8, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Murfreesboro, TN, United States
So you want to be a teacher? Do you want to teach really young children? Middle school students? Or does the idea of working with high school kids have an appeal? Many believe that teaching is the most important profession you can choose.
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Overview

Teachers pass on knowledge to children; they help shape their values; they get them ready for life. Almost all adults have memories and stories about a teacher or teachers who changed their lives. At MTSU, you can take the important first steps to this rewarding career by choosing to major in Interdisciplinary Studies (grades K-6 or grades 4-8) in the Department of Elementary and Special Education. Students who wish to teach grades 7-12 can check that out with the Womack Department of Educational Leadership.

Students wishing to teach children (grades K-6) will earn a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree with a Major in Interdisciplinary Studies.Students wishing to teach children (grades 4-8) will earn a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree with a Major in Interdisciplinary Studies, Social StudiesStudents wishing to teach children (grades 4-8) will earn a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree with a Major in Interdisciplinary Studies, EnglishStudents wishing to teach children (grades 4-8) will earn a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree with a Major in Interdisciplinary Studies, MathStudents wishing to teach children (grades 4-8) will earn a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree with a Major in Interdisciplinary Studies, Science

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • ELED 1001 - Becoming a Paraprofessional Literacy Tutor
  • ELED 3150 - Mathematics Methodology
  • ELED 3300 - Digital Learning in the Elementary Classroom, K-8
  • ELED 4070 - Writing to Learn
  • ELED 4110 - Directed Teaching, Grades K-8
  • ELED 4260 - Problems in Elementary Education
  • ELED 4340 - Managing Learning Environments
  • ELED 4350 - Theory to Practice
  • ELED 4410 - Effective Instruction: Integrating Social Studies and A

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

General requirements
  • Application form for admission
  • $30 application fee
  • International Certificate of Immunization
  • Financial statement indicating sources of support
  • Certificate of Freedom from Tuberculosis
  • All foreign non-immigrant students applying for admission pursuant to a student visa shall submit within thirty (30) days from the first day of classes a certificate from a licensed physician or other qualified medical authority verifying freedom from tuberculosis. Failure to submit such certification shall result in denial of admission (immediate withdrawal from classes) or continued enrollment. In the event that a student has tuberculosis or has potential tuberculosis requiring medical treatment, continued enrollment will be conditioned upon the determination by a licensed physician that further enrollment is not a risk to others and upon the student's compliance with any prescribed medical treatment program.
  • Submit Varicella (chickenpox) form
For undergraduate admissions, submit the following to the International Admissions Office (Campus Box 120, Peck Hall 216, Murfreesboro, TN 37132, USA):
  • TOEFL - an official iBT score of 61 or above (173 or above cbt or 500 or above paper-based);
  • IELTS - an official score of 5.5 or above;
  • iTEP - an official score of 3.6 or above.
In lieu of the TOEFL or IELTS, you may submit the following:
  • ELS passing of Level 110 in place of the above examinations - applicants may submit an official academic record demonstrating successful completion of ELS Language Center Level 110.
If residing in the US and applicable, please submit the following:
  • a copy of the I-94;
  • a copy of the I-20 ID;
  • copy of passport expiration page;
  • copy of visa page of passport.
  • Minimum grade point average is 3.0/4.0 for freshmen and 2.0/4.0 for transfer students

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1034 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1034 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    337 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 337 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Murfreesboro

  • 1123 - 2090 USD/month
    Living Costs

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