Science Education - Bachelor of Science in Education

Requirements for all Science Education Programs

Required Courses
EDL 204Sociocultural Studies in Education3
EDP 201Human Development and Learning in Social and Educational Contexts3
EDP 256Psychology of the Exceptional Learner3
EDT 190Introduction to Education3
Fall field block courses - take all three concurrently:
EDP 301AAssessment and Evaluation in Educational Settings3
EDT 323Teaching English Language Learners in PK-12: Instructional Theories & Practices3
EDT 431Adolescent Science Methods I3
Spring field block courses - take all three concurrently:
EDT 421AClassroom Management in the 21st Century2
EDT 432Adolescent Science Methods II3
EDT 446AIntegrating Literacy Across the Content Areas3
Supervised teaching semester:
EDT 419ATeaching Internship- Adolescent15
Total Credit Hours44

Chemistry Education: Bachelor of Science in Education

Required courses
CHM 141
CHM 144
College Chemistry
and College Chemistry Laboratory
5
CHM 142
CHM 145
College Chemistry
and College Chemistry Laboratory
5
CHM 241
CHM 244
Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
5
CHM 242
CHM 245
Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
5
CHM 332
332L
Outlines of Biochemistry
and Outlines of Biochemistry Lab
4
CHM 363
CHM 364
Analytical Chemistry
and Analytical Chemistry Laboratory
5
CHM 471Biophysical Chemistry I3
CHM 491Chemistry in Societal Issues3
MTH 151Calculus I5
PHY 111Astronomy and Space Physics3
PHY 161Physics for the Life Sciences with Laboratory I4
STA 261Statistics4
Select one of the following introductory biology courses:4
Biological Concepts: Ecology, Evolution, Genetics, and Diversity
Biological Concepts: Structure, Function, Cellular, and Molecular Biology
Select one of the following evolution courses:3-4
Evolutionary Biology
Survival on an Evolving Planet
Select one of the following inquiry courses3
Inquiry Into Life Science
Physics by Inquiry
Select one of the following introductory geology courses plus lab:4
The Dynamic Earth
and Understanding the Earth
Environmental Geology
and Understanding the Earth
Geology of U.S. National Parks
and Understanding the Earth
Select additional 3-6 credit hours of Science/Science Education Research courses to be chosen with advisor 13-6
Total Credit Hours68-72

Earth Science Education: Bachelor of Science in Education

CHM 141
CHM 144
College Chemistry
and College Chemistry Laboratory
5
CHM 142
CHM 145
College Chemistry
and College Chemistry Laboratory
5
GLG 201Mineralogy4
GLG 211Chemistry of Earth Systems3
GLG 244Oceanography3
GLG 301Sedimentology and Stratigraphy4
GLG 307Water and Society3
PHY 111Astronomy and Space Physics3
PHY 161Physics for the Life Sciences with Laboratory I4
or PHY 191 General Physics with Laboratory I
STA 261Statistics4
Select one of the following introductory geology course plus lab:4
The Dynamic Earth
and Understanding the Earth
Environmental Geology
and Understanding the Earth
Geology of U.S. National Parks
and Understanding the Earth
Select the following evolution course:
BIO 206Evolutionary Biology3
Select one of the following introductory biology courses:4
Biological Concepts: Ecology, Evolution, Genetics, and Diversity
Biological Concepts: Structure, Function, Cellular, and Molecular Biology
Select one of the following inquiry courses:3
Inquiry Into Life Science
Physics by Inquiry
Select one of the following field courses:3
Field Botany
Field Ecology
Select additional 3-6 credit hours of Science/Science Education Research courses with an Advisor 13-6
Total Credit Hours58-61

Earth Science/Chemistry Education: Bachelor of Science in Education

Required courses
CHM 141
CHM 144
College Chemistry
and College Chemistry Laboratory
5
CHM 142
CHM 145
College Chemistry
and College Chemistry Laboratory
5
CHM 363
CHM 364
Analytical Chemistry
and Analytical Chemistry Laboratory
5
GEO 121Earth's Physical Environment4
PHY 111Astronomy and Space Physics3
PHY 161Physics for the Life Sciences with Laboratory I4
STA 261Statistics4
Select one of the following introductory geology courses:4
The Dynamic Earth
and Understanding the Earth
Environmental Geology
and Understanding the Earth
Geology of U.S. National Parks
and Understanding the Earth
Select one of the introductory biology courses:4
Biological Concepts: Ecology, Evolution, Genetics, and Diversity
Biological Concepts: Structure, Function, Cellular, and Molecular Biology
Select two of the following Earth Science electives:6-8
Global Change
Mineralogy
Chemistry of Earth Systems
Oceanography
Water and Society
Structural Geology
Igneous/Metamorphic Petrology
Select one of the following Organic Chemistry courses:4-5
Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Select the following evolution course:
BIO 206Evolutionary Biology3
Select one of the following inquiry courses:3
Inquiry Into Life Science
Physics by Inquiry
Select one of the following field courses:3
Field Botany
Field Ecology
Select additional 3-6 credit hours of Science/Science Education Research courses to be chosen with advisor 13-6
Total Credit Hours60-66

Earth Science/Life Science Education: Bachelor of Science in Education

Required courses 1
BIO/MBI 115Biological Concepts: Ecology, Evolution, Genetics, and Diversity4
BIO/MBI 116Biological Concepts: Structure, Function, Cellular, and Molecular Biology4
BIO 203Introduction to Cell Biology3
BIO 342Genetics3
CHM 141
CHM 144
College Chemistry
and College Chemistry Laboratory
5
CHM 142
CHM 145
College Chemistry
and College Chemistry Laboratory
5
CHM 231Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry4
STA 261Statistics4
GEO 121Earth's Physical Environment4
PHY 111Astronomy and Space Physics3
PHY 161Physics for the Life Sciences with Laboratory I4
STA 261Statistics4
Select one of the following Evolution courses:3-4
Evolutionary Biology
Survival on an Evolving Planet
Select one of the following field courses:2-6
Field Botany
Field Ecology
Tropical Ecosystems of Costa Rica
Tropical Marine Ecology
GLG 499X
Argentina Historical Geology
Select one of the following Physiology courses:4
Principles of Human Physiology
Human Physiology
Select the following Ecology course:
BIO 209Fundamentals of Ecology3
Select one of the following inquiry courses:3
Inquiry Into Life Science
Physics by Inquiry
Select one of the following introductory geology courses plus lab:4
The Dynamic Earth
and Understanding the Earth
Environmental Geology
and Understanding the Earth
Geology of U.S. National Parks
and Understanding the Earth
Select two of the following Earth Science electives:6-8
Mineralogy
Chemistry of Earth Systems
Oceanography
Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
Water and Society
Structural Geology
Ice Age Earth
Igneous/Metamorphic Petrology
Select additional 3-6 credits of Science/Science Education Research courses to be determined with advisor 1
Total Credit Hours72-79

Life Science Education: Bachelor of Science in Education

Required Courses
BIO/MBI 115Biological Concepts: Ecology, Evolution, Genetics, and Diversity4
BIO/MBI 116Biological Concepts: Structure, Function, Cellular, and Molecular Biology4
BIO 203Introduction to Cell Biology3
BIO 342Genetics3
CHM 141
CHM 144
College Chemistry
and College Chemistry Laboratory
5
CHM 142
CHM 145
College Chemistry
and College Chemistry Laboratory
5
CHM 231Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry4
PHY 111Astronomy and Space Physics3
PHY 161Physics for the Life Sciences with Laboratory I4
STA 261Statistics4
Select the following Evolution course:
BIO 206Evolutionary Biology3
Select one of the following field courses:2-6
Field Botany
Field Ecology
Tropical Ecosystems of Costa Rica
Tropical Marine Ecology
GLG 499X
Argentina Historical Geology
Select one of the following Physiology courses:4
Principles of Human Physiology
Human Physiology
Select the following Ecology course:
BIO 209Fundamentals of Ecology3
Select one of the following inquiry courses:3
Inquiry Into Life Science
Physics by Inquiry
Select one of the following introductory geology courses plus lab:4
The Dynamic Earth
and Understanding the Earth
Environmental Geology
and Understanding the Earth
Geology of U.S. National Parks
and Understanding the Earth
Select from the following research courses: BIO, CHM, PHY, x77 (x=first, second, third, fourth year) BIO 419R, CHM 490 -- need 3-6 hours of research.
Total Credit Hours58-62

Life Science/Chemistry Education: Bachelor of Science in Education

Required Courses 1
BIO/MBI 115Biological Concepts: Ecology, Evolution, Genetics, and Diversity4
BIO/MBI 116Biological Concepts: Structure, Function, Cellular, and Molecular Biology4
BIO 203Introduction to Cell Biology3
BIO 342Genetics3
CHM 141
CHM 144
College Chemistry
and College Chemistry Laboratory
5
CHM 142
CHM 145
College Chemistry
and College Chemistry Laboratory
5
CHM 231Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry4
CHM 363Analytical Chemistry3
PHY 111Astronomy and Space Physics3
PHY 161Physics for the Life Sciences with Laboratory I4
STA 261Statistics4
Select the following Evolution course:
BIO 206Evolutionary Biology3
Select one of the following introductory geology courses plus lab:4
The Dynamic Earth
and Understanding the Earth
Environmental Geology
and Understanding the Earth
Geology of U.S. National Parks
and Understanding the Earth
Select one of the following Physiology courses:4
Principles of Human Physiology
Human Physiology
Select the following Ecology course:
BIO 209Fundamentals of Ecology3
Select one of the following inquiry courses:3
Inquiry Into Life Science
Physics by Inquiry
Select one of the following field courses:2-6
Field Botany
Field Ecology
Tropical Ecosystems of Costa Rica
Tropical Marine Ecology
GLG 499X
Argentina Historical Geology
Select additional 3-6 credits of Science/Science Education Research courses to be chosen with advisor 2
Total Credit Hours61-65

Physical Science Education: Bachelor of Science in Education

Required courses
CHM 141
CHM 144
College Chemistry
and College Chemistry Laboratory
5
CHM 142
CHM 145
College Chemistry
and College Chemistry Laboratory
5
CHM 241
CHM 244
Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
5
CHM 242
CHM 245
Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
5
CHM 363Analytical Chemistry3
or CHM 375 Analytical Chemistry for Majors
MTH 151Calculus I5
MTH 251Calculus II4
MTH 252Calculus III4
PHY 111Astronomy and Space Physics3
PHY 191General Physics with Laboratory I5
PHY 192General Physics with Laboratory II5
PHY 281Contemporary Physics I: Foundations3
Select one of the following introductory biology courses:4
Biological Concepts: Ecology, Evolution, Genetics, and Diversity
Biological Concepts: Structure, Function, Cellular, and Molecular Biology
Select one of the following Earth systems courses:4
The Dynamic Earth
and Understanding the Earth
Environmental Geology
and Understanding the Earth
Geology of U.S. National Parks
and Understanding the Earth
Select one of the following inquiry courses:3
Inquiry Into Life Science
Physics by Inquiry
Select one of the following Evolution courses:3-4
Evolutionary Biology
Survival on an Evolving Planet
Select 3-6 credits of additional Science/Science Education Research courses with advisor 1
Total Credit Hours66-67