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

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 Schooling 3
EDU-206 Developmental Education Psychology 3
Methodology curriculum and instruction courses with associated field experiences:
SED-370 Teaching in the High School 3
ELD-385 Teaching Science in the Middle School 3

SED-410

Teaching Science in Secondary Schools 3

SED-431

Content Area Reading & Writing 3

Capstone professional semester including full-time student teaching:

EDU-465

Student Teaching & Seminar 12

 


Science Education (Chemistry)

General Studies (33-36 semester hours)

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

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 Schooling 3
EDU-206 Developmental Education Psychology 3
Methodology curriculum and instruction courses with associated field experiences:
SED-370 Teaching in the High School 3
ELD-385 Teaching Science in the Middle School 3

SED-410

Teaching Science in Secondary Schools 3

SED-431

Content Area Reading & Writing 3

Capstone professional semester including full-time student teaching:

EDU-465

Student Teaching & Seminar 12

 


Science Education (Geosciences)

General Studies (33-36 semester hours)

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

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 Schooling 3
EDU-206 Developmental Education Psychology 3
Methodology curriculum and instruction courses with associated field experiences:
SED-370 Teaching in the High School 3
ELD-385 Teaching Science in the Middle School 3

SED-410

Teaching Science in Secondary Schools 3

SED-431

Content Area Reading & Writing 3

Capstone professional semester including full-time student teaching:

EDU-465

Student Teaching & Seminar 12