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
EDP 279Technology + Media Literacy and Learning3
EDT 190Introduction to Education3
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to American Cultures
Cultural Diversity in the U.S.
Literature and Identity
Asian American Literature
Latino/a Literature and the Americas
Adolescent Development in Diverse Families: Ages 13-25
Geography of Urban Diversity
Strength Through Cultural Diversity
Introduction to Women's Studies
Select both of the following concurrently, spring semester the year before cohort
EDP 301AAssessment and Evaluation in Educational Settings3
EDT 323Teaching English Language Learners in PK-12: Instructional Theories & Practices3
Fall semester of cohort year only:
EDT 431/EDT 531Adolescent Science Methods I3
Select all of these concurrently, spring semester of cohort year only:
EDT 432/EDT 532Adolescent Science Methods II3
EDT 421A/EDT 521AClassroom Management2
EDT 446A/EDT 546AIntegrating Literacy Across the Content Areas3
Supervised teaching semester:
EDT 419A/EDT 519ATeaching Internship- Adolescent15
Total Credit Hours50

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 363
CHM 364
Analytical Chemistry
and Analytical Chemistry Laboratory
5
CHM 471/CHM 571Biophysical Chemistry I3
CHM 491Chemistry in Societal Issues3
MTH 151Calculus I5
MTH 251Calculus II4
PHY 111Astronomy and Space Physics3
PHY 191General Physics with Laboratory I5
PHY 192General Physics with Laboratory II5
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
Foundations of Biological Anthropology
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 Hours69-73
1

 Select from the following courses: BIO, CHM, PHY x77 (x=first, second, third, fourth year), BIO 419R, CHM 490.

Earth Science: 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 one of the following evolution courses:3-4
Foundations of Biological Anthropology
Evolutionary Biology
Survival on an Evolving Planet
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:3-6
Field Botany
Field Ecology
Field Geology
Tropical Ecosystems of Costa Rica
Tropical Marine Ecology
Coral Reef Ecology
Select additional 3-6 credit hours of Science/Science Education Research courses with an Advisor 13-6
Total Credit Hours58-65
1

 Select from the following courses: BIO, CHM, GLG, PHY x77 (x=first, second, third, fourth year), BIO 419R, CHM 490.

Earth Science/Chemistry: 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
GEO 421/GEO 521Climatology3
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 one of the following evolution courses:3-4
Foundations of Biological Anthropology
Evolutionary Biology
Survival on an Evolving Planet
Select one of the following inquiry courses:3
Inquiry Into Life Science
Physics by Inquiry
Select one of the following field courses:3-6
Field Botany
Field Ecology
Field Geology
Tropical Ecosystems of Costa Rica
Tropical Marine Ecology
Coral Reef Ecology
Select additional 3-6 credit hours of Science/Science Education Research courses to be chosen with advisor 13-6
Total Credit Hours63-73
1

 Select from the following courses: BIO, CHM, GLG, PHY x77 (x=first, second, third, fourth year), BIO 419R, CHM 490.

Earth Science/Life Science: 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
GEO 421/GEO 521Climatology3
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
Foundations of Biological Anthropology
Evolutionary Biology
Survival on an Evolving Planet
Select one of the following field courses:2-6
Field Botany
Field Ecology
Field Geology
Tropical Ecosystems of Costa Rica
Tropical Marine Ecology
Coral Reef Ecology
Select one of the following Physiology courses:4
Principles of Human Physiology
Human Physiology
Environmental Plant Physiology
Select one of the following Ecology courses:3-4
Ecology of North America
Fundamentals of Ecology
Plant Ecology
Principles of Environmental Science
Microbial Ecology: Exploration of the Diverse Roles of Microorganisms in Earth's Ecology
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
Geomicrobiology
Introduction to Hydrogeology
Paleoclimatology
Select additional 3-6 credits of Science/Science Education Research courses to be determined with advisor 1
Total Credit Hours75-83
1

 Select from the following courses: BIO, CHM, GLG, PHY x77 (x=first, second, third, fourth year), BIO 419R, CHM 490.

Life Science: 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 one of the following Evolution courses:3-4
Foundations of Biological Anthropology
Evolutionary Biology
Survival on an Evolving Planet
Select one of the following field courses:2-6
Field Botany
Field Ecology
Field Geology
Tropical Ecosystems of Costa Rica
Tropical Marine Ecology
Coral Reef Ecology
Select one of the following Physiology courses:4
Principles of Human Physiology
Human Physiology
Environmental Plant Physiology
Select one of the following Ecology courses:3-4
Ecology of North America
Fundamentals of Ecology
Plant Ecology
Principles of Environmental Science
Microbial Ecology: Exploration of the Diverse Roles of Microorganisms in Earth's Ecology
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 Hours58-64

Life Science/Chemistry: 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 one of the following Evolution courses:3-4
Foundations of Biological Anthropology
Evolutionary Biology
Survival on an Evolving Planet
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
BIO 161Principles of Human Physiology4
BIO 305Human Physiology4
BIO 425/BIO 525Environmental Plant Physiology4
Select one of the following Ecology courses:3-4
Ecology of North America
Fundamentals of Ecology
Plant Ecology
Principles of Environmental Science
Microbial Ecology: Exploration of the Diverse Roles of Microorganisms in Earth's Ecology
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
Field Geology
Tropical Ecosystems of Costa Rica
Tropical Marine Ecology
Coral Reef Ecology
Select additional 3-6 credits of Science/Science Education Research courses to be chosen with advisor 2
Total Credit Hours73-79
1

 You need TWO courses-- BIO 113+BIO 114 or BIO 115+BIO 116 to meet prerequisites for upper-level BIO courses.

2

Select from the following: BIO, CHM, GLG, PHY x77 (x=first,second,third, fourth year), BIO 419R, CHM 490.

Physical Science: 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
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 281
PHY 293
Contemporary Physics I: Foundations
and Contemporary Physics Laboratory
5
PHY 292
PHY 294
Electronic Instrumentation
and Laboratory in Electronic Instrumentation
4
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
Foundations of Biological Anthropology
Evolutionary Biology
Survival on an Evolving Planet
Select 3-6 credits of additional Science/Science Education Research courses with advisor 1
Total Credit Hours64-65
1

 Select from the following courses: BIO, CHM, PHY x77 (x=first, second, third, fourth year), BIO 419R, CHM 490.