2018-19 Degree Plan

Secondary Education (Physical Science Concentration, with Chemistry Emphasis), 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 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
^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
Mathematics Core Course 3 C
Second Language Core Course 3 C
^CHEM 122: General Chemistry II 3 C
^CHEM 124L: General Chemistry II Laboratory 1 C
^EPS: 101 How the Earth Works - An Introducation to Geology 3 C
^EPS 105L: Physical Geology Laboratory 1 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
^CHEM 253: Quantitative Analysis 4 C
^EPS 201: Earth's History 4 C
^PHYC 151: General Physics 3 C
^PHYC 151L: General Physics Laboratory 1 C
Term Hours: 18
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 66 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
^CHEM 301: Organic Chemistry 3 C
^CHEM 303L: Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1 C
^CHEM 315: Introductory Physical Chemistry 4 C
^PHYC 152: General Physics 3 C
^PHYC 152L: General Physics Laboratory 1 C
LLSS 321: School and Society 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 83 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
*EDPY 310: Learning and the Classroom 3 C
*MSET 365: Technology Integration for Effective Intrusion 3 C
^BIOL 201L: Molecular and Cell Biology 4 C
^CHEM 302: Organic Chemistry 3 C
^CHEM 304L: Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1 C
^CHEM 431: Advanced Inorganic Chemistry 3 C
  • CHEM 431 are offered in spring only.
Term Hours: 17
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 99 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
*EDPY 303: Human Growth and Development 3 C
*LLSS 469: ESL Across the Content Areas 3 C
Social and Behavioral Science Core Course 3 C
^BIOL 202L: Genetics 4 C
^CHEM 421: Biological Chemistry 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 114 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 Secondary Sciences 3 C
  • EDUC 362, EDUC 450 and MSET 431 are offered in fall only.
Term Hours: 15
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 129 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.