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Secondary Earth Science Education

The Earth Science Education emphasis in the geology major combines content knowledge and the study of curriculum to help students develop the knowledge and skills needed for success in school teaching.

Students wishing to pursue this degree must meet the requirements and standards for admission to the College of Education and Human Services.

Secondary Earth Science Education Degree Requirements Planning Sheet

Freshman

Fall I & II

 

Credits

Total Credits

Geology

51-150

Environmental Geology

4

Government

84-175

National, State, Local Gov.

3

Mathematics

67-104
  OR
67-108

College Algebra
  
Pre-Calculus

3-5

History

57-102
  OR
57-201
  OR
57-202

 

3

Fall III

 

Electives

 

1-2

 

 

14-17

Spring I & II

 

Geology

51-109

Evolution of the Earth

4

WBIS

88-188

Writing Based Inquiry Seminar

3

Chemistry

32-105

General Chemistry

5

 

Social Science

 

3

 

Spring III

 

Electives

 

1-3

 

 

15-18

Sophomore

Fall I & II

 

Credits

Total Credits

Geology

51-205

Mineralogy

4

Speech

96-111

Fundamentals of Speech

3

Biology

26-104

Ecosphere in Crisis

4

Literature

 

(from General Ed list)

3

 

Non-western Culture

 

(from General Ed list)

3

 

Fall III

 

 

 

 

Electives

 

 

1-2

 

 

 

 

 

17-18

Spring I & II

 

Geology

51-206

Lithology

4

Philosophy

76-105
  OR
  76-109

 

3

General Education

 

General Education Requirements

3-6

 

Education

12-235

Child/Adol. Development

3

 

 

 

 

 

13-16

Junior

Fall I & II

 

Credits

Total Credits

Geology

51-309

Paleontology

3

Geology

51-320
  OR
51-335

Geomorphology
  
  Glacial Geology

3

Astronomy

82-103

The Solar System

4

Education

16-352

Child & Youth w/Disabilities

3

 

 

 

Education Courses

2-4

 

Fall III

 

 

 

15-17

Spring I & II

 

Geology

51-328

Oceanography

3

Geology

51-331

Structural Geology & Tectonics

3

Geology

51-342

Applied Geologic Field Methods (not required)

2

Geology

Geology Electives

3

 

Geography

50-121

Weather and Climate

4

 

Electives AND Education Courses

 

9-12

 

 

 

 

 

18-21

Summer

 

Geology

51-344

Field Geology

6

 

 

6

Senior

Electives AND Education Courses

 

 

 

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