Science Education

B.S. ED. with a Major in Science Education 

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredits
ENGL 110 College Composition I 3
Social Science 1 3
Arts & Humanities (Fine Arts) 3
Science Course Area 1 2 3-4
Science Course Area 2 3 3-4
 Credits15-17
Second Semester
ENGL 130 Composition II: Writing for Public Audiences 3
COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
Social Science 1 3
Arts & Humanities (HUM) 3
Science Course Area 1 2 3-4
Science Course Area 2 3 3-4
 Credits18-20
Sophomore Year
First Semester
T&L 250 Introduction to Education 3
T&L 319 Integrating Diverse Needs in Educational Settings 3
Social Science 1 3
Arts & Humanities (FA or HUM) 3
Science Course Area 1 2 3-4
Science Course Area 2 3 3-4
 Credits18-20
Second Semester
T&L 339 Educational Technology 2
MATH 103
College Algebra Students with a Life Science focus must complete MATH 103 (3 cr.), students with a Physcial Science focus must complete MATH 165 (4 cr.)
or Calculus I
3
Science Course Area 1 2 4
Science Course Area 3 4 4
 Credits13
Junior Year
First Semester
T&L 345 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment 3
T&L 350 Development and Education of the Adolescent 3
Science Course Area 1 2 4
Science Course Area 3 4 4
 Credits14
Second Semester
T&L 432 Learning Environments 3
PSYC 241
Introduction to Statistics
or Introduction to Business and Economic Statistics
or Applied Statistical Methods
4
Science Course Area 1 2 3-4
Science Course Area 3 4 3-4
 Credits13-15
Senior Year
First Semester
T&L 400 Methods and Materials 3
T&L 401 School Safety Science 1
T&L 486 Field Experience 2
T&L 433 Multicultural Education 3
Science Course Area 4 5 4
 Credits13
Second Semester
T&L 487 Student Teaching 13
T&L 488 Senior Seminar 1
T&L 489 Senior Capstone: Responsive Teaching 3
 Credits17
 Total Credits121-129

1 = Social Science - 9 credits, minimum of two departments. 2 = Minimum of 24 credits in ONE of the following areas: biology, chemistry, physics or earth science. 3 = Minimum of 12 credits in science area not chosen in Area 1: biology, chemistry, physics or earth science. 4 = Minimum of 12 credits in science area not chosen as Area 1 or 2: biology, chemistry, physics or earth science. 5 = Minimum of 4 credits in science area not chosen above as Areas 1, 2 or 3: biology, chemistry, physics or earth science.


Students must complete enough electives to bring total credit hours up to the 125. Special Emphasis courses can also fulfill breadth of knowledge essential studies requirements. Please Note: Every student must fulfill all University, Departmental, and Essential Studies requirements.