2018-19 Degree Plan

Secondary Education (Earth Science Concentration), BSED

College of Education: Department of Teacher Education, Educational Leadership and Policy
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Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 16 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ENGL 110: Accelerated Composition or ENGL 111: Composition I and ENGL 112: Composition II or ENGL 113: Enhanced Composition 3 C
Mathematics Core Course 3 C
Social and Behavioral Science Core Course 3 C
Fine Arts Core Course 3 C
^EPS: 101 How the Earth Works - An Introducation to Geology 3 C
^EPS 105L: Physical Geology Laboratory 1 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 33 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ENGL 120: Composition III 3 C
Mathematics Core Course 3 C
Second Language Core Course 3 C
^EPS 201L: Earth History 4 C
^CHEM 121: General Chemistry I 3 C
^CHEM 123L: General Chemistry I Laboratory 1 C
Term Hours: 17
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 48 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Writing and Speaking Core Course 3 C
Humanities Core Course 3 C
^EPS 301: Mineralogy/Earth and Planetary Materials 3 C
^EPS 302L: Mineralogy Laboratory 2 C
^PHYC 151: General Physics 3 C
^PHYC 151L: General Physics Laboratory 1 C
  • EPS 301 and 302L are offered in fall only.
Term Hours: 15
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 63 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
^PHYC 152: General Physics 3 C
^PHYC 152L: General Physics Laboratory 1 C
CHEM 122: General Chemistry II 3 C
CHEM 124L: General Chemistry II Laboratory 1 C
^EPS 303L: Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology 4 C
LLSS 321: School and Society 3 C
  • EPS 303L is offered in spring only.
Term Hours: 15
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 79 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
^BIOL 201L: Molecular and Cell Biology 4 C
^EPS Course (12 Hours at 300 level or above) 3 C
*EDPY 303: Human Growth and Development 3 C
*LLSS 469: ESL Across the Content Areas 3 C
Humanities Core Course 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 97 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
^BIOL 202L: Genetics 4 C
^EPS Course (12 Hours at 300 level or above) 4 C
^EPS Course (12 Hours at 300 level or above) 4 C
*EDPY 310: Learning and the Classroom 3 C
*MSET 365: Technology Integration for Effective Instruction 3 C
Term Hours: 18
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 112 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
*SPCD 489: Teaching Exceptional Students in General Education 3 C
*EDUC 438: Teaching Reading and Writing in the Content Field 3 C
*EDUC 362: Teaching Experience I 3 C
*EDUC 450: Issues in Secondary Education 3 C
*MSET 431: Teaching of Sciences 3 C
  • EDUC 362, EDUC 450 and MSET 431 are offered in fall only.
Term Hours: 15
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 127 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
*EDUC 462: Student Teaching 9 CR
*EDUC 464: Student Teaching Seminar 3 C
Social and Behavioral Science Core Course 3 C
  • EDUC 462 and EDUC 464 are offered in spring only.
Term Hours: 15
Degree Plan Notes
  • ^Concentraiton-Teaching Field GPA must be 2.5 or above in order to qualify for student teaching.

  • *Students must achieve and maintain a "B" or better average overall in the Teaching and Learning Support and Professional Education Courses in order to advance to student teaching and to complete licensure.

  • Student's must achieve a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 for admission to Secondary Education and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 for graduation.

  • ^EPS Course (12 Hours at 300 level or above)s
    EPS 250: Geology of New Mexico
    EPS 304L: Sedimentology Stratigraphy Lab
    EPS 307L: Structural Geology Lab
    EPS 333: Environmental Geology
    EPS 352: Global Climate Change
    EPS 365: Exploring the Solar System
    ASTR 101: Intro To Astronomy
    ASTR 101L: Astronomy Laboratory