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School of Education

Secondary Education (Bachelor of Science in Education)

Program Description

The School of Education offers programs in secondary education leading to the B.S. in Education in secondary education (middle school, junior high, high school) with teaching majors in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. Candidates who have completed one of these teaching majors may also be licensed in chemistry, earth/space science, economics, French, geographical perspectives, German, government and citizenship, historical perspectives, journalism, language arts, life science, mathematics, physics, psychology, sociology, Spanish, and theatre arts.

Degree/Certificate Requirements for all Secondary Programs leading to B.S. in Education

Admission to the Secondary Education Program comes at Summative Decision Point I. The procedure provides the faculty with opportunities to exercise professional judgment on the suitability of the candidate for a teaching career. Admission to the Secondary Education Program is based on a number of factors designed to select high-quality, prospective teachers and is also limited to the number of students who can be effectively accommodated given the available resources. Admission to and good standing in the Secondary Education Program are required for enrolling in certain professional education courses.  Degree completion is contingent upon students passing summative decision points.  Information about decision points can be found on the program Web site.  Completion of the degree, passage of state mandated tests, CPR-Heimlich certification and Suicide Prevention Training are needed to apply for an Indiana teaching license.  Other requirements for licensing might be added dependent on state requirements.

The following are the admission, continuation, and completion requirements for Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies in Secondary Education.

To be admitted to the Secondary Education Program (SEP), candidates must meet all of the requirements for Summative Decision Point I as listed below:

  1. have taken F200 and earned a grade of at least 2.0 (C) and have a grade-point-average in professional education courses of at least 2.75;
  2. have taken the communications courses (i.e., W131, S121, G207, and W270, or W350 with no grade less than 2.0 (C) and a grade point-average of at least 2.75;
  3. have taken a mathematics course with a grade of at least 2.0 (C); MATH-M 114, M118 or higher;
  4. have an overall grade-point-average of at least 2.75;
  5. have at least a grade of 2.0 (C) in each course in the licensing area(s) and an overall average in each licensing area of at least 2.75;
  6. have passed the Indiana CORE Academic Skills Assessment (CASA: 220 minimum score for each - Reading, Writing, and Math) or an approved alternative: 1) ACT average score of at least 24 based on Math, Reading, Grammar, and Science; 2) SAT average score of at least 1100 based on Critical Reading and Math; 3) acceptable GRE score based on Verbal and Quantitative (at least 1100 if taken prior to 8/1/11 or at least 301 if taken on or after 8/1/11); 4) an earned Master's degree; 5) passing scores on Praxis 1 earned prior to 8/31/13 (Reading, Writing, and Math, discontinued by IN on 8/31/13) will be honored as well as 6) a composite Praxis 1 score of at least 527 based on Reading, Writing, and Math if taken prior to 9/1/13.  Candidates who have passed portions of Praxis 1 prior to 8/31/13, but not all three tests need only pass the part(s) of CASA not passed in Praxis 1;
  7. have acceptable recommendations from the instructors and field experience teachers in F200; and
  8. have submitted a completed application to the SEP with a copy of the CASA scores.

To be eligible to take the Educational Psychology Block 1 (i.e., P312/P313/M303/K200), candidates must meet the following requirements:

  1. be admitted to the SEP at IUS;
  2. have a grade of at least 2.0 (C) and a grade-point-average of at least 2.75 in the professional education coursework and in the coursework in all of their licensing areas;
  3. have taken or be concurrently enrolled in EDUC W200;
  4. have an overall grade-point-average of at least 2.75; and,
  5. be eligible for student teaching in the spring of the next academic year (i.e., have completed at least 50 credit hours that count toward the 120 credit hour requirement to take the block in the fall semester and at least 62 credit hours to take the block in the spring semester).

To be eligible to enroll in the General Methods/Reading Methods Block 2 (M301/M314/M464/K205), candidates must meet the Summative Decision Point II requirements. These requirements include:

  1. be admitted to the SEP at IUS;
  2. have completed EDUC M300 with a "C" or better;
  3. have a grade of at least 2.0 (C) and a grade-point-average of at least 2.75 in the professional education coursework and in the coursework in all of their licensing areas;
  4. have an overall grade-point-average of at least 2.75;
  5. be eligible to student teach in the spring semester following M301/M314/M464/F401;
  6. have an acceptable portfolio; and
  7. have acceptable recommendations from the instructors and field experience teachers in the P312/P313/M303/K200 block.

To be eligible to enroll in Specific Methods/Student Teaching Block 3 (M446/M480/K200), candidates must meet the following Summative Decision Point III requirements listed below:

  1. have passed the Praxis II Content Knowledge Test (based on the Indiana standards);
  2. have completed all of their general education requirements with appropriate grades;
  3. have completed at least 75% of the coursework in the major;
  4. be able to complete all requirements for their degree by the summer following student teaching;
  5. have acceptable recommendations from their M301/M314/M464/F401 instructors and field experience teachers;
  6. have an acceptable portfolio; and
  7. have a grade of at least 2.0 (C) and a grade point average of at least 2.75 in the professional education coursework and in the coursework in all of their licensing areas.

To be eligible to graduate, candidates must meet all of the requirements for Summative Decision Point IV as listed below:

  1. have completed and satisfactorily passed all coursework in professional education including Specific Methods and Student Teaching with no grade less than a 2.0 (C) and a GPA of at least 2.75;
  2. have completed all coursework in general education with appropriate grades;
  3. have completed all coursework in the major with no grade less than a 2.0 (C) and with a GPA of at least 2.75;
  4. have an overall gpa of at least 2.75;
  5. have an acceptable portfolio; and,
  6. have earned at least 120 semester hours (not counting developmental courses such as ENG W100, MATH M006, M007, etc. and repeated courses).

Kentucky does not currently grant a license for physical science majors, nor does it grant licenses for content area minors.

Education (Bachelor of Science: Secondary Language Arts)

General Education Component:

Dept

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

Information Literacy

 

 

COAS-S

104

First Year Seminar

1

D

Written Communications

 

 

ENG-W

131

Elementary Composition

3

C

One of the Following:

ENG-W

270

Argumentative Writing

3

C

ENG-W

350

Advanced Expository Writing

3

C

 Speaking and Listening

 

 

SPCH-S

121

Public Speaking

3

C

 Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing

 

 

One of Following:

FINA-H

100

Introduction to Art History and Visual Culture

3

D

MUS-M

174

Music for the Listener

3

D

THTR-T 

105 

Appreciation of Theatre 

3

D

THTR-T

120 

Acting 

3

D

HUMA-U

101 

Introduction to Humanities 

3

D

 Reasoning About Ethical Issues or Diversity

 

 

One of the Following:

PHIL-P

100

Introduction to Philosophy

3

D

PHIL-P

140

Introduction to Ethics

3

D

PHIL-P 

145 

Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy

3

D

PHIL-P

200 

Problems with Philosophy 

3

D

ENG-L

295 

American Film Culture 

3

D

 Quantitative Reasoning

 

 

One of the following:

MATH-M

114 

Quantitative Literacy II 

 3 

C

MATH-M

118

Finite Mathematics

3

C

MATH-M

119

Brief Survey Calculus I

3

C

MATH-M

122 

College Algebra

3

 C 

MATH-M

125

Pre-calculus Mathematics

3

C

MATH-M

215

Calculus

5

C

 Scientific Ways of Knowing

 

 

One of the following:

 

 

BIOL-L

100

Humans and the Biological World

5

D

BIOL-L

101

Introduction to Biological Sciences

5

D

CHEM-C

101/121

Elementary Chemistry and Laboratory

3/2

D

CHEM-C

105/125

Principles of Chemistry I/Experimental Chemistry I

3/2

D

GEOL-G

100

General Geology

5

D

PHYS-P

100

Physics in the Modern World

5

D

PHYS-P

201

General Physics: Mechanics, Heat, and Sound

5

D

PHYS-P

221

Physics I

5

D

 Social and Behavioral Ways of Knowing

 

 

One of the following:

POLS-Y

103

Introduction to American Politics

3

D

POLS-Y

107

Introduction to Comparative Politics

3

D

POLS-Y

109

Introduction to International Relations

3

D

Additional Requirement

One of the following:

 

 

ENG-L

101

Western World Masterpieces I

3

C

ENG-L

102

Western World Masterpieces II

3

C

HUMA-U

101

Introduction to Humanities

 3

C

HUMA-U

102

Introduction to Modern Humanities

 3

C


Program Requirement

Dept

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

ENG-G 207 English Grammar and Usage 3 C

Professional Education Component


Dept

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

EDUC-F 

200 

Examining Self as Teacher 

EDUC-W 

200 

Using Computers in Education

EDUC-M 

300 

Teaching in a Pluralistic Society 

C

First Block

EDUC-K

200

Introductory Practicum in Special Education 

1

S

EDUC-P

312

Learning : Theory into Practice

3

C

EDUC-P

313

Adolescents in a Learning Community

2

C

EDUC-M

303

Lab/Field Experience: Junior High/Middle School

0

S

EDUC-X

490

Research in Reading (English Majors Only)

3

C

Second Block

EDUC-M

314

General Methods for Senior High/Junior High/Middle School Teachers

3

C

EDUC-M

301

Laboratory/Field Experience

0

S

EDUC-M

464

Methods of Teaching Senior High/Junior High/Middle School Reading

3

C

EDUC-M

452

Methods of Teaching Senior High/Junior High/Middle School English

3

C

Third Block 

EDUC-F

401

Topical Explorations in Education

0

EDUC-M

480

Student Teaching in the Secondary School

12

S


Language Arts Specific Requirements


Dept.

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

ENG-L

101

Western World Masterpieces I

3

C

ENG-L

102

Western World Masterpieces II

3

C

ENG-L

371

Critical Practices

3

C

JOUR-C 

200

Introduction to Mass Communication 

3

 C 

ENG-G 

205

Introduction to the English Language

3

C

SPCH-S 

325

Voice and Diction 

3

C

ENG-W 

203 

Creative Writing 

3

C

ENG-W

270

Argumentative Writing

3

C

ENG-W 

350 

Advanced Expository Writing 

3

C

Select two courses from the following

ENG-L

297

English Literature to 1600

3

C

ENG-L

298

English Literature from 1600 to 1830

3

C

ENG-L

299

English Literature since 1830

3

C

Select two courses from the following

ENG-L

351

American Literature to 1865

3

C

ENG-L

352

American Literature, 1865-1914

3

C

ENG-L

354

American Literature since 1914

3

C

Select one of the following

ENG-L

313

Early Plays of Shakespeare

3

C

ENG-L

314

Late Plays of Shakespeare

3

C

Elective Requirements

Electives as needed to meet the 120 hour requirement (repeated and developmental courses do not count toward the 120 semester hour total).


Education (Bachelor of Science: Secondary Mathematics)

General Education Component:

Dept

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

Information Literacy

 

 

COAS-S

104

First Year Seminar

1

D

Written Communications

 

 

ENG-W

131

Elementary Composition

3

C

One of the Following:

ENG-W 

234

Technical Report Writing

 3 

 C 

ENG-W

270

Argumentative Writing

3

C

ENG-W

290

Writing in the Arts and Sciences

3

C

ENG-W

350

Advanced Expository Writing

3

C

 Speaking and Listening

 

 

SPCH-S

121

Public Speaking

3

C

 Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing

 

 

One of Following:

FINA-H

100

Introduction to Art History and Visual Culture

3

D

MUS-M

174

Music for the Listener

3

D

THTR-T 

105 

Appreciation of Theatre 

3

D

THTR-T

120 

Acting 

3

D

HUMA-U

101 

Introduction to Humanities 

3

D

 Reasoning About Ethical Issues or Diversity

 

 

One of the Following:

PHIL-P

100

Introduction to Philosophy

3

D

PHIL-P

140

Introduction to Ethics

3

D

PHIL-P 

145 

Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy

3

D

PHIL-P

200 

Problems with Philosophy 

3

D

 Quantitative Reasoning

 

 

One of the following:

MATH-M

118

Finite Mathematics

3

C

MATH-M

125

Pre-calculus Mathematics

3

C

MATH-M

215

Calculus

5

C

 Scientific Ways of Knowing

 

 

One of the following:

 

 

BIOL-L

100

Humans and the Biological World

5

D

BIOL-L

101

Introduction to Biological Sciences

5

D

CHEM-C

101/121

Elementary Chemistry and Laboratory

3/2

D

CHEM-C

105/125

Principles of Chemistry I/Experimental Chemistry I

3/2

D

GEOL-G

100

General Geology

5

D

PHYS-P

100

Physics in the Modern World

5

D

PHYS-P

201

General Physics: Mechanics, Heat, and Sound

5

D

PHYS-P

221

Physics I

5

D

 Social and Behavioral Ways of Knowing

 

 

One of the following:

POLS-Y

103

Introduction to American Politics

3

D

POLS-Y

107

Introduction to Comparative Politics

3

D

POLS-Y

109

Introduction to International Relations

3

D

Additional Requirement

One of the following:

 

 

HIST-H

101

The World in the 20th Century

3

D

HIST-H

103

Europe: Renaissance to Napoleon

3

D

HIST-H

104

Europe: Napoleon to Present

3

D

HIST-H

105

American History I

3

D

HIST-H

106

American History II

3

D

HIST-E

100

Issues in African History

3

D

HIST-F

100

Issues in Latin American History

3

D

HIST-G

100

Introduction to Asian History

3

D

HIST-H

207

Modern East Asian Civilization

3

D

Program Requirement

Dept

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

ENG-G 207 English Grammar and Usage 3 C

Professional Education Component


Dept

Course Number 

Title 

Credit Hours 

Minimum Grade 

EDUC-F 

200 

Examining Self as a Teacher

EDUC-W 

200 

Using Computers in Education 

3

EDUC-M 

300 

Teaching in a Pluralistic Society

First Block 

EDUC-K

200

Introductory Practicum in Special Education 

1

S

EDUC-P

312

Learning : Theory into Practice

3

C

EDUC-P

313

Adolescents in a Learning Community

2

C

EDUC-M

303

Lab/Field Experience: Junior High/Middle School

0

S

Second Block 

EDUC-M

314

General Methods for Senior High/Junior High/Middle School Teachers

3

C

EDUC-M

301

Laboratory/Field Experience

0

S

EDUC-M

464

Methods of Teaching Senior High/Junior High/Middle School Reading

3

C

EDUC-M

457

Methods of Teaching Senior High/Junior High/Middle School Mathematics

3

C

Third Block 

EDUC-F

401

Topical Explorations in Education

EDUC-M

480

Student Teaching in the Secondary School

12

S


Mathematics Specific Requirements


Dept.

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

CSCI-C

201

Computer Programming II

4

C

MATH-M

118 

Finite Mathematics 

 3 

C

MATH-M 

125

Precalculus Mathematics 

3

C

MATH-M 

126

Trigonometric Functions 

3

C

MATH-M

215

Calculus I

5

C

MATH-M

216

Calculus II

5

C

MATH-M

303

Linear Algebra for Undergraduates

3

C

MATH-M

311

Calculus III

3

C

MATH-M

360

Elements of Probability

3

C

MATH-M

366

Elements of Statistical Inference

3

C

MATH-M

380

History of Mathematics

3

C

MATH-M

391

Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning

3

C

MATH-M

436

Introduction to Geometrics

3

C

MATH-M and

403

Introduction to Modern Algebra 1

3

C

MATH-M and

413

Introduction to Analysis 1

3

C


Elective Requirements

Electives as needed to meet the 120 hour requirement (repeated and developmental courses do not count toward the 120 semester hour total).


Education (Bachelor of Science: Secondary Science)

General Education Component 

Dept

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

Information Literacy

 

 

COAS-S

104

First Year Seminar

1

D

Written Communications

 

 

ENG-W

131

Elementary Composition

3

C

One of the Following:

ENG-W 

234

Technical Report Writing

 3 

 C 

ENG-W

270

Argumentative Writing

3

C

ENG-W

290

Writing in the Arts and Sciences

3

C

ENG-W

350

Advanced Expository Writing

3

C

 Speaking and Listening

 

 

SPCH-S

121

Public Speaking

3

C

 Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing

 

 

One of Following:

FINA-H

100

Introduction to Art History and Visual Culture

3

D

MUS-M

174

Music for the Listener

3

D

THTR-T 

105 

Appreciation of Theatre 

3

D

THTR-T

120 

Acting 

3

D

HUMA-U

101 

Introduction to Humanities 

3

D

 Reasoning About Ethical Issues or Diversity

 

 

One of the Following:

PHIL-P

100

Introduction to Philosophy

3

D

PHIL-P

140

Introduction to Ethics

3

D

PHIL-P 

145 

Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy

3

D

PHIL-P

200 

Problems with Philosophy 

3

D

ENG-L

295 

American Film Culture 

3

D

 Quantitative Reasoning

 

 

Requirement based on concentration

Chemistry concentration - One of the following:

 

 

MATH-M 

122

College Algebra 

 3 

 C 

MATH-M

125

Pre-calculus Mathematics 

 3 

 C 

MATH-M

215 

Calculus I

 5 

 C 

Earth Space Science concentration - One of the following:

 

 

MATH-M 

114 

Quantitative Literacy II 

3

C

MATH-M

118

Finite Mathematics

3

C

MATH-M

119

Brief Survey Calculus I

3

C

MATH-M

122

College Algebra

3

C

MATH-M

125

Pre-calculus Mathematics

3

C

MATH-M

215

Calculus I

5

C

Life Science concentration - One of the following:

 

 

MATH-M

122 

College Algebra 

 3 

 C 

MATH-M

125 

Pre-calculus Mathematics 

 3 

 C 

MATH-M

215 

Calculus I 

 5 

 C 

Physical Science concentration - Both of the following:

 

 

MATH-M 

125

Pre-calculus Mathematics

 3

 C 

MATH-M 126

Trigonometric Functions

3

C

 Scientific Ways of Knowing

 

 

Requirement based on concentration

 

 

Chemistry concentration - One of the following:

 

 

BIOL-L

101 

Introduction to Biological Sciences

 5

 C

CHEM-C 

105/125 

Principles of Chemistry I/Experimental Chemistry I 

 3/2 

 C

PHYS-P 

201

General Physics: Mechanics, Heat, and Sound 

 5

 C

PHYS-P 

221 

Physics I 

 5

 C

Earth Space Science concentration - One of the following:

  

 

BIOL-L

100

Humans and the Biological World

5

C

BIOL-L

101

Introduction to Biological Sciences

5

C

CHEM-C

101/121

Elementary Chemistry and Laboratory

3/2

C

CHEM-C

105/125

Principles of Chemistry I/Experimental Chemistry I

3/2

C

GEOL-G

100

General Geology

5

C

PHYS-P

100

Physics in the Modern World

5

C

PHYS-P

201

General Physics 1

5

C

PHYS-P

221

Physics I

5

C

Life Science concentration - One of the following:

 

 

BIOL-L 

101

Introduction to Biological Sciences

 5

C

CHEM-C 

105/125

Principles of Chemistry I/Experimental Chemistry I

 3/2

C

Physical Science concentration - One of the following:

 

 

BIOL-L

100

Humans and the Biological World

3

C

BIOL-L

200

Environmental Biology and Conservation

3

C

 Social and Behavioral Ways of Knowing

 

 

One of the following:

POLS-Y

103

Introduction to American Politics

3

D

POLS-Y

107

Introduction to Comparative Politics

3

D

POLS-Y

109

Introduction to International Relations

3

D

Additional Requirement

One of the following:

 

 

HIST-H

101

The World in the 20th Century

3

C

HIST-H

103

Europe: Renaissance to Napoleon

3

C

HIST-H

104

Europe: Napoleon to Present

3

C

HIST-H

105

American History I

3

C

HIST-H

106

American History II

3

C

HIST-E

100

Issues in African History

3

C

HIST-F

100

Issues in Latin American History

3

C

HIST-G

100

Introduction to Asian History

3

C

HIST-H

207

Modern East Asian Civilization

3

C

Program Requirement

Dept

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

ENG-G 207 English Grammar and Usage 3 C

Professional Education Component


Dept

Course Number 

Title 

Credit Hours 

Minimum Grade 

EDUC-F 

200 

Examining Self as a Teacher

EDUC-W 

200 

Using Computers in Education 

3

EDUC-M 

300 

Teaching in a Pluralistic Society

First Block 

EDUC-K

200

Introductory Practicum in Special Education 

1

S

EDUC-P

312

Learning : Theory into Practice

3

C

EDUC-P

313

Adolescents in a Learning Community

2

C

EDUC-M

303

Lab/Field Experience: Junior High/Middle School

0

S

Second Block 

EDUC-M

314

General Methods for Senior High/Junior High/Middle School Teachers

3

C

EDUC-M

301

Laboratory/Field Experience

0

S

EDUC-M

464

Methods of Teaching Senior High/Junior High/Middle School Reading

3

C

EDUC-M

446

Methods of Teaching Senior High/Junior High/Middle School Science

3

C

Third Block 

EDUC-F

401

Topical Explorations in Education

EDUC-M

480

Student Teaching in the Secondary School

12

S


Secondary Education-Science majors complete additional course work, based on their chosen area of concentration.

Chemistry Concentration


Dept.

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

BIOL-L

101

Introduction to Biological Sciences I

5

C

CHEM-C

105/125

Principles of Chemistry I/Experimental Chemistry I

3/2

C/C

CHEM-C

106/126

Principles of Chemistry II/Experimental Chemistry II

3/2

C/C

CHEM-C 

302 

Chemistry Seminar 2

C

CHEM-C

341/343

Organic Chemistry I and Laboratory

3/2

C/C

CHEM-C

342/344

Organic Chemistry II and Laboratory

3/2

C/C

CHEM-C

484/486

Biomolecules and Catabolism/Laboratory

3/2

C

CHEM-C

485

Biosynthesis and Physiology

3

C

EDUC-Q

450

Science, Technology and Society (STS) for a Changing World

3

C

One of the following:

MATH-M

122 

College Algebra 

 3 

 C 

MATH-M

125 

Pre-calculus Mathematics 

 3 

 C 

MATH-M 215

Calculus I

5 C

One of the following:

PHYS-P

201

General Physics: Mechanics, Heat, and Sound

5

C

PHYS-P

221

Physics I

5

C

One of the following:

PHYS-P

202

General Physics 2

5

C

PHYS-P

222

Physics 2

5

C

Take two courses (6 credits):

CHEM-C

315

Chemical Measurements Lab I

3

C

CHEM-C

317

Equilibria and Electrochemistry

3

C

CHEM-C

318

Spectrochemistry and Separations

3

C

CHEM-C

361

Physical Chemistry of Bulk Matter

3

C

CHEM-C

362

Physical Chemistry of Molecules

3

C

CHEM-C

364

Introduction to Basic Measurement

3

C

CHEM-C

430

Inorganic Chemistry

3

C

CHEM-C

490

Individual Study

1-6

C


Elective Requirements

Electives as needed to meet the 120 hour requirement (repeated and developmental courses do not count toward the 120 semester hour total).

 Earth-Space Concentration

Dept.

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

 

 

Biology Requirement - one of the following:

 

 

BIOL-L

100 

Humans and the Biological World 

3

BIOL-L

200

Environmental Biology and Conservation

3

C

Chemistry Requirement - one of the following

CHEM-C

101/121

Elementary Chemistry I and Lab

3/2

C/C

CHEM-C

105/125

Principles of Chemistry I/Experimental Chemistry I

3/2

C/C

Physics Requirement - one of the following

PHYS-P 

100 

Physics in the Modern World

 5

C

PHYS-P

201

General Physics: Mechanics, Heat, and Sound

5

C

Geology/Geography Requirement

GEOL-G

100

General Geology

5

C

GEOL-G

180

Dinosaurs

3

C

GEOL-G

210

Oceanography

3

C

Geology Electives

300-400 Level

9

C

GEOG-G

304

Physical Climatology

3

C

Two of the following (GEO-G 6 credit hours)

GEOG-G 

308 

Natural/Human-Induced Disasters 

3

C

GEOG-G

314

Urban Geography

3

C

GEOG-G

315 

Environmental Conservation 

3

C

GEOG-G 

333 

Introductory Cartography 

3

C

GEOG-G

338

Geographic Information Science

3

C

GEOG-G

404

Geography of Soils

3

C

GEOG-G

432

Current Issues in Environmental Conservation

3

C

GEOG-G

435

Cartography and Graphics

3

C

GEOG-G

438

Advanced Geographic Information Systems

3

C

GEOG-G

439

GIS and Environmental Analysis

3

C

EDUC-Q 

490

Research in Science Education

3

C

Astronomy Requirement

AST-A

100

The Solar System; and

3

C

AST-A

105

Stars and Galaxies; OR

3

C

AST-A

200

Introduction to Cosmology

 3 

C

Additional Requirement

 

 

EDUC-Q

450

Science, Technology and Society (STS) for a Changing World

3

C



Elective Requirements

Electives as needed to meet the 120 hour requirement (repeated and developmental courses do not count toward the 120 semester hour total).

 

Life Science Concentration

Dept.

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

 

 

One of the following (5 credit hours)

 

 

CHEM-C

105/125

Principles of Chemistry I/Experimental Chemistry I

3/2

C/C

CHEM-C

101/121

Elementary Chemistry I/Elementary Chemistry Lab I

3/2

C/C

 

 

One of the following (5 credit hours)

 

 

CHEM-C

106/126

Principles of Chemistry II/Experimental Chemistry II

3/2

C/C

CHEM-C

102/122

Elementary Chemisty II/Elementary Chemistry Lab II

3/2

C/C

 

 

Biology Requirements

 

 

BIOL-L

101

Introduction to Biological Sciences I

5

C

BIOL-L

102

Introduction to Biological Sciences II

5

C

BIOL-L

211

Molecular Biology

3

C

BIOL-L

311/319

Genetics and Genetics Laboratory

3/3

C/C

BIOL-L

312

Cell Biology

3

C

BIOL-L 

318 

Evolution

 5 

C

BIOL-L 

403 

Biology Seminar

1

C

EDUC-Q

450 

Science, Technology and Society (STS) for a Changing World 

3

C

 

 

One of the following (5 credit hours)

 

 

BIOL-L 

473/474 

Ecology and Ecology Laboratory

3/2

C/C

BIOL-L

303/490

Field Biology/Individual Study

3/2

C/C

One of the following (5 credit hours)

PLSC-B

373

Plant Growth and Development

5

C

BIOL-L/-Z

317/318

Developmental Biology + Lab

3/2

C/C

PLSC-B

375

Horticultural Plants: Biotechnology, Physiology and Development

5

C

PLSC- B

364

Summer Flowering Plants

5

C

One of the following (5 credit hours)

PHSL-P

416/418

Comparative Animal Physiology and Laboratory

3/2

C/C

PLSC-B

370

Plant Physiology Lecture and Lab

5

C

PHSL-P

215

Basic Human Physiology

5

C

One of the following (5 credit hrs)

One of the following:

MATH-M

122

College Algebra

3

C

MATH-M

125

Pre-calculus Mathematics

3

C

MATH-M 

215 

Calculus I

 5 

C


Elective Requirements

Electives as needed to meet the 120 hour requirement (repeated and developmental courses do not count toward the 120 semester hour total).

 

Physical Science Concentration

Dept.

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

CHEM-C

105/125

Principles of Chemistry I/Experimental Chemistry I

3/2

C/C

CHEM-C

106/126

Principles of Chemistry II/Experimental Chemistry II

3/2

C/C

CHEM-C

341/343

Organic Chemistry I and Laboratory

3/2

C/C

CHEM-C

342

Organic Chemistry II

3

C

One of the following:

AST-A

100

The Solar System

3

C

AST-A

200

Introduction to Cosmology

3

C

One of the following:

PHYS-P

201

General Physics: Mechanics, Heat, and Sound

5

C

PHYS-P

221

Physics I

5

C

One of the following:

PHYS-P

202

General Physics: Electricity, Magnetism, Light, and Nuclear Physics

5

C

PHYS-P

222

Physics 2

5

C

 

 

One of the Following:

 

 

PHYS-P

301

Physics 3

3

C

PHYS-P

310

Environmental Physics

3

C

Additional Requirements

EDUC-Q

213

Earth and Environmental Teaching Methods

3

C

PHYS-P

310

Environmental Physics

3

C

GEOL-G

100

General Geology

5

C

GEOG-G

304

Physical Climatology

3

C

EDUC-Q

450

Science, Technology and Society (STS) for a Changing World

3

C

EDUC-Q

490

Research in Science Education

2

C



Elective Requirements

Electives as needed to meet the 120 hour requirement (repeated and developmental courses do not count toward the 120 semester hour total).


Education (Bachelor of Science: Secondary Social Studies)

General Education Component

Dept

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

Information Literacy

 

 

COAS-S

104

First Year Seminar

1

D

Written Communications

 

 

ENG-W

131

Elementary Composition

3

C

One of the Following:

ENG-W

270

Argumentative Writing

3

C

ENG-W

290

Writing in the Arts and Sciences

3

C

ENG-W

350

Advanced Expository Writing

3

C

 Speaking and Listening

 

 

SPCH-S

121

Public Speaking

3

C

 Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing

 

 

One of Following:

FINA-H

100

Introduction to Art History and Visual Culture

3

D

MUS-M

174

Music for the Listener

3

D

THTR-T 

105 

Appreciation of Theatre 

3

D

THTR-T

120 

Acting 

3

D

HUMA-U

101 

Introduction to Humanities 

3

D

 Reasoning About Ethical Issues or Diversity

 

 

One of the Following:

PHIL-P

100

Introduction to Philosophy

3

D

PHIL-P

140

Introduction to Ethics

3

D

PHIL-P 

145 

Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy

3

D

PHIL-P

200 

Problems with Philosophy 

3

D

 Quantitative Reasoning

 

 

One of the following:

MATH-M 

114 

Quantitative Literacy II 

 3 

C

MATH-M

118

Finite Mathematics

3

C

MATH-M

119

Brief Survey Calculus I

3

C

MATH-M

125

Pre-calculus Mathematics

3

C

MATH-M

215

Calculus I

5

C

 Scientific Ways of Knowing

 

 

One of the following:

 

 

BIOL-L

100

Humans and the Biological World

5

D

BIOL-L

101

Introduction to Biological Sciences

5

D

CHEM-C

101/121

Elementary Chemistry and Laboratory

3/2

D

CHEM-C

105/125

Principles of Chemistry I/Experimental Chemistry I

3/2

D

GEOL-G

100

General Geology

5

D

PHYS-P

100

Physics in the Modern World

5

D

PHYS-P

201

General Physics: Mechanics, Heat, and Sound

5

D

PHYS-P

221

Physics I

5

D

 Social and Behavioral Ways of Knowing

 

 

One of the following:

POLS-Y

103

Introduction to American Politics

3

D

Additional Requirement

One of the following:

 

 

HIST-H

101

The World in the 20th Century

3

D

HIST-H

105

American History I

3

D

HIST-H

106

American History II

3

D

Program Requirement

Dept

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

ENG-G 207 English Grammar and Usage 3 C

Professional Education Component:

Dept.

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

EDUC-F 

200 

Examining Self as a Teacher

EDUC-W 

200 

Using Computers in Education 

3

EDUC-M 

300 

Teaching in a Pluralistic Society

First Block 

EDUC-K

200

Introductory Practicum in Special Education 

1

S

EDUC-P

312

Learning : Theory into Practice

3

C

EDUC-P

313

Adolescents in a Learning Community

2

C

EDUC-M

303

Lab/Field Experience: Junior High/Middle School

0

S

Second Block 

EDUC-M

314

General Methods for Senior High/Junior High/Middle School Teachers

3

C

EDUC-M

301

Laboratory/Field Experience

0

S

EDUC-M

464

Methods of Teaching Senior High/Junior High/Middle School Reading

3

C

EDUC-M

441

Methods of Teaching Senior High/Junior High/Middle School Social Studies

3

C

Third Block 

EDUC-F

401

Topical Exploration in Education

EDUC-M

480

Student Teaching in the Secondary School

12

S

Social Studies Specific Requirements

Historical Perspective

Dept.

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

HIST-W

101

World Civilizations to 1500

3

C

HIST-H 

101 

The World in the 20th Century 

 3 

C

HIST-H

105

American History I

3

C

HIST-H

106

American History II

3

C

One of the following (3 hours)

HIST-H

103

Europe: Renaissance to Napoleon

3

C

HIST-H

104

Europe: Napoleon to the Present

3

C

HIST-E

100

Introduction to African History

3

C

HIST-F

100

Issues in Latin American History

3

C

HIST-G

100

Introduction to Asian History

3

C

One of the following (3 hours)

HIST-A

301

Colonial America, 1500-1763

3

C

HIST-A

302

Revolutionary America, 1763-1791

3

C

HIST-A

303

United States 1792-1829

3

C

HIST-A

304

United States 1830-1865

3

C

One of the following (3 hours)

HIST-A

307

American Cultural History

3

C

HIST-A

313

Origins of Modern America 1865-1917

3

C

HIST-A

314

Recent United States History I

3

C

HIST-A

315

Recent United States History II

3

C

HIST-A

317 

American Social History, 1865-Present 

3

C

Diversified Social Studies

Dept.

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

PSY-P

101 

Introduction to Psychology I 

3

C

GEOG-G 

201 

World Regional Geography 

3

C

ANTH-E 

105

Culture and Society 

3

C

ECON-E 

101 

Survey of Economic Issues & Problems

3

C

EDUC-Q

450 

Science, Technology, and Society in a Changing World 

3

C

 

Choose and complete two of the following concentrations:


Geographical  Perspectives 

Dept.

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

GEOG-G

107

Physical Systems of the Environment

3

C

GEOG-G

110

Introduction to Human Geography

3

C

One of the following:

 

 

GEOG-G

213

Introduction to Economic Geography

3

C

GEOG-G

308

Disasters: Natural/Human-Induced

3

C

GEOG-G

323

Geography of Latin America

3

C

GEOG-G

326

Geography of North America

3

C

GEOG-G

425

Africa: Contemporary Geographic Problems

3

C

GEOG-G

432

Current Issues in Environmental Conservation

3

C


Government and Citizenship

Dept.

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

One of the following (3 hours)

 

 

POLS-Y

105

Introduction to Political Theory

3

C

POLS-Y

384

Developments in American Political Thought

3

C

POLS-Y

392

Problems of Contemporary Political Philosophy

3

C

One of the following (3 hours)

 

 

POLS-Y

107

Introduction to Comparative Politics

3

C

POLS-Y

335

West European Politics

3

C

POLS-Y

337

Latin American Politics

3

C

POLS-Y

369

Introduction to East Asian Politics

3

C

One of the following (3 hours)

 

 

POLS-Y

109

Introduction to International Relations

3

C

POLS-Y

360

United States Foreign Policy

3

C

POLS-Y

376

International Political Economy

3

C


Economics

 

Dept.

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

ECON-E 

201

Introduction to Microeconomics 

 3 

C

ECON-E

202

Introduction to Macroeconomics

3

C

 

 

Electives

 

 

ECON

300-400 Level

3

C

Psychology

Dept.

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

PSY-P

102

Introductory Psychology II

3

C

One of the following (3 hours)

 

 

PSY-P

325

The Psychology of Learning

3

C

PSY-P

326

Behavioral Neuroscience

3

C

PSY-P

329

Sensation and Perception

3

C

PSY-P

335

Cognitive Psychology

3

C

PSY-P

407

Drugs and the Nervous System

3

C

PSY-P

411

Neural Bases of Learning and Memory

3

C

PSY-P

417

Animal Behavior

3

C

One of the following (3 hours)

 

 

PSY-B

310

Life Span Development

3

C

PSY-B

354

Adult Development and Aging

3

C

PSY-P

319

Psychology of Personality

3

C

PSY-P

320

Social Psychology

3

C

PSY-B

378

Introduction to Industrial Psychology

3

C

PSY-B

386

Introduction to Counseling

3

C

PSY-P

324

Abnormal Psychology

3

C

PSY-P

336

Psychological Tests and Individual Differences

3

C

PSY-P

430

Behavior Modification

3

C


Sociology

Dept.

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

Minimum Grade

SOC-R

220

The Family

3

C

One of the following:

SOC-S

320

Deviant Behavior and Social Control

3

C

SOC-S

329

Women and Deviance

3

C

SOC-S

420

Advanced Topics in Deviance

3

C

SOC-R

327

Sociology of Death and Dying

3

C

SOC-S

312

Education and Society

3

C

SOC-S

315

Work and Occupations

3

C

One of the following:

SOC-S

441

Topics in Social Theory

3

C

SOC-S

447

Theories of Social Change

3

C

Elective Requirements

Electives as needed to meet the 120 hour requirement (repeated and developmental courses do not count toward the 120 semester hour total).

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