2018-19 Degree Plan

Secondary Education (Life 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
Math Core Course 3 C
Social and Behavioral Science Core Course 3 C
Fine Arts Core Course 3 C
^CHEM 121: General Chemistry I 3 C
^CHEM 123L: General Chemistry I 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
Math Core Course 3 C
Humanities Core Course 3 C
^CHEM 122: General Chemistry II 3 C
^CHEM 124L: General Chemistry II Laboratory 1 C
^BIO 201L: Molecular and Cell Biology 4 C
Term Hours: 17
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 51 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Writing and Speaking Core Course 3 C
Humanities Core Course 3 C
^EPS 101: How the Earth Works - An Introduction to Geology 3 C
^EPS 105L: Physical Geology Laboratory 1 C
^BIOL 202L Genetics and Laboratory 4 C
^PHYC 151: General Physics 3 C
^PHYC 151L: General Physics Laboratory 1 C
Term Hours: 18
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 69 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
^EPS 201L: Earth History 4 C
^PHYC 152 General Physics 3 C
^PHYC 152L General Physics Laboratory 1 C
^BIOL 303: Ecology and Evolution 3 C
^BIOL 303L: Ecology and Evolution Laboratory 1 C
LLSS 321: School and Society 3 C
Second Language Core Course 3 C
Term Hours: 18
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 85 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
*MSET 365: Technology Integration for Effective Instruction 3 C
*EDPY 310: Learning and the Classroom 3 C
*EDPY 303: Human Growth and Development 3 C
*LLSS 469: ESL Across the Content Areas 3 C
^BIOL 304: Plant and Animal Form and Function 3 C
^BIOL 304L: Plant and Animal Form and Function Laboratory 1 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 100 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
^BIOL 386L: General Vertebrate Zoology 4 C
^BIOL 351: General Microbiology 3 C
^BIOL 352L: General Microbiology Laboratory 1 C
^BIOL 310: Principles of Ecology 3 C
^BIOL 310L: Principles of Ecology Laboratory 1 C
^BIOL 300: Evolution 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 115 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: 130 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
  • ^Concentration-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.