The University of Texas At San Antonio

 Multidisciplinary Science (MDS)

The geological sciences department at UTSA offers a science curriculum of study which allows students to apply for broad areas in the sciences as secondary science teachers or scientists; positions in education, industry, or government. 


The program offers a Bachelor of Science degree of Multidisciplinary Science (MDS) is designed for future scientists or future secondary science teachers, and gives students broad training across the sciences. The MDS degree, coupled with a concentration at the upper-division level in a single science field, is ideal for future scientists interested in a interdisciplinary approach in science. Students seeking teacher certification should contact the College of Education and Human Development Teacher Advising and Certification Center early in their studies for information about certificate requirements and admission procedures. Undergraduates seeking elementary teacher certification must complete the interdisciplinary studies degree.

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