Department of
Curriculum and Instruction

McMurry University
Abilene, Texas 79697-0368


The knowledge and skills you gain will set you up for success as an educator for students in grades 4-8.

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What Sets Us Apart

Given the multidisciplinary nature of the teacher education program at McMurry, you will develop strong relationships across academic departments, allowing you to build your expertise in your specialized area of teaching. These partnerships, small class sizes and the expert guidance provided by the curriculum and instruction faculty will prepare you to become a successful teacher in your subject area.

What You Can Earn

Bachelor of Science in Multidisciplinary Studies II Grades 4-8

You’ll complete at least 120 credit hours, not including developmental courses. At least 39 hours will be at an advanced level. This degree requires a minor in curriculum and instruction for teacher certification in grades 4-8.


Your strong foundation in curriculum and instruction and your teaching field of choice will position you for success as a teacher in secondary schools from grade 4-8. By earning a Bachelor of Science in multidisciplinary studies II grades 4-8, you will have demonstrated your competencies across the teaching field, from curriculum building to classroom management. This expertise will allow you to pursue many careers across education such as teaching, curriculum development, educational research and school administration.

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