Secondary Education

Concentration in Earth Science

Curriculum in Secondary Teaching - Earth Science
Bachelor of Science
in Secondary Teaching - Earth Science

General Education Requirements2
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
English    EES 10021  3
ENGL 1157 3  Humanities  
ENGL 1158 or 11591 3  Humanities Electives  6
Mathematics    ENGL Literature  3
MATH 11151 3  Social Sciences  
MATH 1125 3  Social Sciences elective 6
Science    Arts  
BIOS 1073 3  Arts elective 3
EES 10001 3    
    Total 39
Other Requirements1             
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
BIOS 1071 1  EES 3740  3
CHEM 1012 or 1017 3  EES 3096 or 4096  4
EES 1001 1  EES 3120 or 4550  3
EES 1003 1  EDHS 1110  3
EES 2004 3  EDSP 3610  3
EES 2005 1  EDUC 2100  3
EES 1006 3  EDUC 2204  4
EES 2051 3  PHYS 1001  3
EES 2700 3    
    Total 45
Course Requirements for Major1
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
EDCI 3310 Concurrent enrollment in EDCI 3311  3 EDSP 3620  3
EDCI 3311 Concurrent enrollment in EDCI 3310  1 EDUC 3000  3
EDCI 4201 (See note below)  1  EDUC 3007  0
EDCI 4250 (See note below)  3  EDUC 3100  3
EDCI 4251 (See note below)  3  EDUC 3110  3
EDCI 4432  3  EDUC 4920 (See note below)  9
EDCI 4620  3    
    Total 38
Total Credit Hours Required Credit Hours
  122
  1. "C" or better required.

  2. Refer to the following sections in the University Catalog for specific courses and university regulations to fulfill General Education Requirements. Catalog sections: General Education Core Requirements and General Education Course Menu.

Non-Coursework
Course Name/ #
Passing scores on appropriate PRAXIS Exams
Minimum grade of "C" and a 2.5 GPA in all courses for certification content area
Minimum GPA of 2.5 for all undergraduate coursework

ALL courses completed except for second methods course.  Second methods course taken concurrently with student teaching.

NOTE:  
  Concurrent Enrollment in
 EDCI 4201 (EDCI 4201 is a prerequisite for Student Teaching. Must take this course concurrently with first methods course) (EDCI 4250 or 4251)
 EDCI 4250 (Science methods course)  See above
 EDCI 4251 (Science methods course)  See above

Recommended Four-Year Plan of Study
Bachelor of Science in Secondary Teaching - Earth Science

Four Year Plan of Study
First Year of Enrollment 
First Term  Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
ENGL 1157  3  ENGL 1158 or 1159  3
MATH 1115  3  MATH 1125  3
EDUC 2204  4  EDUC 2100  3
Arts2  3  EES  4
Humanities2  3  Social Science2  3
UNIV 10011  1    
Total Hours  17 Total Hours 16
Second Year of Enrollment
First Term  Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
BIOS 1071  1 CHEM 1012 or 1017  3
BIOS 1073  3 EDHS 1110  3
EDSP 3610  3 EDCI 3310/3311  3/1
PHYS 1001  3 Humanities  3
EES  4 EES   4
Total Hours  14 Total Hours 17
Third Year of Enrollment
First Term  Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
EDSP 3620  3  Social Science2  3
EDUC 3000  3  EDCI 4250 or 4241/4201  3/1
EDUC 3100  3  EDUC 3110  3
EES  6  EES   7
Total Hours  15 Total Hours 17
Fourth Year of Enrollment
First Term Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
EDCI 4432  3  EDCI 4250 or 4251  3
EDCI 4620  3 EDUC 4920  9
EDUC 3007  0    
EES  7    
Humanities2  3    
Total Hours  16 Total Hours 12
Total Degree Hours 122
  1. Required for all first-time full-time students.
  2. Refer to the following sections in the University Catalog for specific courses and university regulations to fulfill General Education Requirements. Catalog sections: General Education Core Requirements and General Education Course Menu.

NOTE: Refer to the “Degree Requirements” curriculum sheet for specific courses required for the degree.