2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 27, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived]

Science Education Major


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(73-97 credits)

Degree Map Biology Teaching

Degree Map Chemistry Teaching

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Degree Map Earth Space Science Teaching

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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.

Degree Map Biology Teaching


This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.50 overall GPA; 2.50 in all Major required course work; 2.50 in all Professional Education course work. Successful fulfillment of CASA is required. See your degree audit for more information. This is a four and a half year program. Student teaching will be in the student’s final semester.

Fall 4th Year


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Fall 5th Year


Degree Map Chemistry Teaching


This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.50 overall GPA; 2.50 in all Major required course work; 2.50 in all Professional Education course work. Successful fulfillment of CASA is required. See your degree audit for more information. This is a four and a half year program. Student teaching will be in the student’s final semester.

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Fall 4th Year


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Fall 5th Year


Degree Map Physics Teaching


This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.50 overall GPA; 2.50 in all Major required course work; 2.50 in all Professional Education course work. Successful fulfillment of CASA is required. See your degree audit for more information. This is a four and a half year program. Student teaching will be in the student’s final semester.

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Fall 5th Year


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.

Degree Map Earth Space Science Teaching


This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.50 overall GPA; 2.50 in all Major required course work; 2.50 in all Professional Education course work. Successful fulfillment of CASA is required. See your degree audit for more information. This is a four and a half year program. Student teaching will be in the student’s final semester.

Spring 3rd Year


Fall 4th Year


Spring 4th Year


Degree Map Middle School Science Teaching


This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.50 overall GPA; 2.50 in all Major required course work; 2.50 in all Professional Education course work. Successful fulfillment of CASA is required. See your degree audit for more information. This is a four and a half year program. Student teaching will be in the student’s final semester.

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Fall 4th Year


Spring 4th Year


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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