Secondary Education - General Science (2003)

A total of 120 credits is required for a bachelor of science in education with specialization in general science. Required courses include:


50.114 Concepts Biology I

51.120 Physical Geology

51.130 Historical Geology

51.255 Meteorology

51.259 Oceanography

Choose one of the following two courses:

51.121 Physical Geology Lab or
51.131 Historical Geology Lab

52.115 Fundamentals of Inorganic Chemistry

Choose one of the following two courses:

53.123 Essentials of Calculus or
53.125 Calculus I

Choose one of the following two courses:

54.105 Energy Sources and Environmental .Effects or
51.100 Environmental Geology

54.110 Astronomy

Choose one of the following two courses:

54.111 Introductory Physics I or
54.211 General Physics I

One additional science course numbered 200 or above

Secondary Education

Choose one of the following three courses:

60.204 Educational Computing and Technology
60.350 Instructional Design Systems
60.351 Virtual Learning Communities

60.206 Teachers, Schools and Society

60.251 Psychological Foundations of Education.

60.291 Principles of Teaching

60.311 Classroom Measurement and Assessment

Choose one of the following two courses:

60.393 Social Foundations of Education
60.406 Multicultural Education

60.353 Teaching of Science

60.497 Teaching in Education: First Experience

60.498 Teaching in Education: Second Experience

General Education

Among 53 credits of general education courses, the following are required:

20.101 Composition I

20.201 Composition II or a Writing Intensive Course:

20.131 The Bible as Literature

20.151 Introduction to Literature

20.152 Literature and Society

20.156 Popular Literature

20.226 European Literature I

20.227 European Literature II

20.236 American Literature I

20.237 American Literature II

20.246 British Literature I

20.247 British Literature II

20.256 Non-Western Literature I

20.257 Non-Western Literature II

Choose one of the following two courses

25.103 Public Speaking
25.104 Interpersonal Communication

53.141 Introduction To Statistics

46.200 Principles of Cultural Anthropology

48.101 General Psychology

48.212 Adolescent. Psychology

70.101 Introduction to Exceptional Individuals

50.115 Concepts Biology II

52.116 Chemical Principles and Measurements

54.112 Introductory Physics II or 54.212 General Physics II

Among courses chosen to meet humanities requirement, three departments must be represented from Art and Art History, Communication Studies and Theatre Arts, English, Languages and Cultures, Music History, and Philosophy. Among natural sciences and mathematics requirements, three departments must be represented from Biological and Allied Health Sciences, Chemistry; Geography and Geosciences; Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics, and Physics and Engineering Technology.

28.303 Philosophy of Science (Recommended)

42.250 History of Science (Recommended)