2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 10, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Science Education Major


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(73-97 credits)

The Science Education Program offers broad training in the theory and practice of teaching with the aim of helping students become licensed science teachers at the middle, junior high or high school level. Beyond an educational core, students select from a range of options including a concentration in Earth Space Science or Middle School Science or second major in biology, chemistry or physics.

Science Education Core (43-45 credits)


Required for Biology Major & Earth Space/Middle School Science Concentrations (8 credits)


Required for Chemistry Majors (8 - 10 credits)


Students can choose the General Physics I and II sequence or University Physics I and II sequence based on their degree type (i.e. BA or BS) in Chemistry.

Science Education Courses (7 credits)


A grade of C or better is required in each course as well as a minimum grade point average of 2.5.

NOTE:


To complete the Science Education major, students must also complete the Biology, Chemistry, or Physics major, or complete the Earth Space Science Concentration or Middle School Science Concentration. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required in all Science Education Major courses. A minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA is required for all Science Education majors.

Teacher Education Program


Students pursuing the science education major must also fulfill the requirements of the Teacher Education Program listed below. A grade of C or better is required in each course as well as a minimum grade point average of 2.5.

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