Science Education

Preparation to teach Science is accomplished through a double major program in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Geosciences, requiring completion of the requirements of the major, general studies, and professional education major requirements.


Science Education (Biology)

General Studies (33-36 semester hours)

PSY-100Introduction to Psychology
3
COM-104Speech Communication3
 Developmental Psychology elective
3
 English Writing
6-9
 Social Science elective3
 Fine Arts elective3
 History elective3
 Literature elective3
 Philosophy elective3
 Technology elective3

NCT-010

Freshman Seminar (1 Supplemental Education Unit)


Requirements for Biology Major (64-66 Semester Hours)

Professional Education Requirements (30 Semester Hours)

Foundation professional courses with associated field experiences:
EDU-106
Contexts of Schooling3
EDU-206
Developmental Education Psychology3
Methodology curriculum and instruction courses with associated field experiences:
SED-370
Teaching in the High School3
ELD-385Teaching Science in the Middle School
3

SED-410

Teaching Science in Secondary Schools
3

SED-431

Content Area Reading & Writing3

Capstone professional semester including full-time student teaching:

EDU-465

Student Teaching & Seminar12

 


Science Education (Chemistry)

General Studies (33-36 semester hours)

PSY-100Introduction to Psychology
3
COM-104Speech Communication3
 Developmental Psychology elective
3
 English Writing
6-9
 Social Science elective3
 Fine Arts elective3
 History elective3
 Literature elective3
 Philosophy elective3
 Technology elective3

NCT-010

Freshman Seminar (1 Supplemental Education Unit)


Requirements for Chemistry Major (66 Semester Hours)

Professional Education Requirements (30 Semester Hours)

Foundation professional courses with associated field experiences:
EDU-106
Contexts of Schooling3
EDU-206
Developmental Education Psychology3
Methodology curriculum and instruction courses with associated field experiences:
SED-370
Teaching in the High School3
ELD-385Teaching Science in the Middle School
3

SED-410

Teaching Science in Secondary Schools
3

SED-431

Content Area Reading & Writing3

Capstone professional semester including full-time student teaching:

EDU-465

Student Teaching & Seminar12

 


Science Education (Geosciences)

General Studies (33-36 semester hours)

PSY-100Introduction to Psychology
3
COM-104Speech Communication3
 Developmental Psychology elective
3
 English Writing
6-9
 Social Science elective3
 Fine Arts elective3
 History elective3
 Literature elective3
 Philosophy elective3
 Technology elective3

NCT-010

Freshman Seminar (1 Supplemental Education Unit)


Requirements for Geosciences Major (65-69 Semester Hours)

Professional Education Requirements (30 Semester Hours)

Foundation professional courses with associated field experiences:
EDU-106
Contexts of Schooling3
EDU-206
Developmental Education Psychology3
Methodology curriculum and instruction courses with associated field experiences:
SED-370
Teaching in the High School3
ELD-385Teaching Science in the Middle School
3

SED-410

Teaching Science in Secondary Schools
3

SED-431

Content Area Reading & Writing3

Capstone professional semester including full-time student teaching:

EDU-465

Student Teaching & Seminar12