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Major in General Science for Secondary School Teachers (Grades 7 — 12) Requirements

Required core:  49 credit hours

Biol 211 General Biology 1 (4)

Biol 212 General Biology 2 (4)

Chem 211 General Chemistry 1 (3)

Chem 212 General Chemistry 2 (3)

Chem 215 General Chemistry Lab 1 (2)

Chem 216 General Chemistry Lab 2 (2)

CS 144 Introduction to Computer Science (3)

Geol 101 Survey of Earth Science (4)

Geol 202 Earth Histories (4)

Biol 420 Teaching Science & Math in Secondary School (3)

Choose one set from the following:

Phys 151 Algebra Physics 1 (4)

Phys 152 Algebra Physics 2 (4)

OR

Phys 291 Calculus Physics 1 (5)

Phys 292 Calculus Physics 2 (5)

Choose one of the following:

Biol 359 Fundamentals of Lab Safety (1)

Chem 359 Fundamentals of Lab Safety (1)

Total Core: 43 credit hours

Electives:  16 credit hours

With the advice of a science advisor, select at least one course from each of biology, chemistry and geology for a minimum of 16 credits above the 300 level. In addition the student must undertake a minor in secondary education. Students must fulfill requirements for entrance to teacher preparation and licensure. Please refer to the School of Education for details.

Major Total:  59 credit hours