Eight-Semester Plan for B.S.Ed., Earth Sciences Concentration

Major Program Guide For: B.S.Ed. in Science Education
Concentration: Earth Sciences
Suggested Course Sequence for Eight-Semester Plan #

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Liberal Studies 42 (33) hours (9 hours are met through major requirements in math and science)
Professional Education Sequence 23 hours
Science Education/Earth Science 65 hours
General Electives 7 hours


128 hours

Freshman Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
SCI 150 Intro. Secondary Sci. Educ. 1 GEOL 155 Historical Geology 4
GEOL 150 Methods in Geology 4 MATH 153 or 170 Calculus I /Applied Stats. 4 or 3
MATH 146 Precalculus 4 C1: ENGL 101 Composition I 3
C3: CMHC 201 Intro. Speech Comm. 3 P6* - World Cultures 3
C4 - Wellness 3 P1* - Social Sciences 3
1st Year Sem. 190/191 - 3
18 17/16
Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
EDCI 201 Teaching Leadership 3 GEOL upper lev. Geology elective 3
BIOL 140 Principles of Biology I 4 BIOL 141 Principles of Biology II 4
GEOL 302 or 305 Geomorphology/Soils 4 GEOG 300 Weather & Climate 4
C1 : ENGL 102 Composition II 3 Science upper lev. Science elective 1 or 2
P5* - Fine & Performing Arts 3 P1* - Social Sciences 3
17 15/16

Junior Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
PHYS 130 Introductory Physics I 4 PHYS 131 Introductory Physics II 4
CHEM 139 General Chemistry I 4 CHEM 140 Advanced Gen. Chemistry 4
PSY 323 Underst. Dev., Learning 3 SCI 301 Nature of Science 3
SPED 339 Designing Classrooms 3 EDSE 322 Princ. & Meth. of Teaching 2
P4* - Humanities 3 Gen. Elective - 3
17 16
Senior Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
SCI 422 Princ. & Meth. Sci. Educ. 3 SCI 491 Supervised Teach. Science 3
AST 103 or 104 Solar System/Cosmic Evol. 3 EDSE 490 Supervised Teaching 6
GEOL 393 or 495 Research Capstone 3 EDSE 495 Seminar 3
P3* - History 3
Gen. Elective - 4
16 12

# This plan is a suggestion that should guide registration. Variations of this plan are possible on consultation with your advisor.
* One of LS perspectives must be an upper-level, 300-400, course
Draft ver. 16 Aug. 2010
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