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Updated 2012-2013 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog

PDF of Science Education, B.S.

Biology

Faculty

Andrew Arsham, Mark Fulton, Debbie Guelda, Andrew Hafs, Michael Hamann, Brian Hiller, Richard Koch, Holly LaFerriere, Kerry Openshaw, Elizabeth Rave, Mark Wallert

Programs

Department of Biology
S 230
Phone: (218) 755-2920
Fax:

Professional Education

Faculty

David Benson, Barbara Bridges, Porter Coggins, Linda Colburn, Timothy Goodwin, Janne Lillestol, James Mastro, Kristi Nei, Sonia OBryan, Judy Olson, Jessamay Pesek, Roxanne Pickle, Rachele Schafer, Michael Urban, Janine Wahl, Miriam White

Programs

Department of Professional Education
BE 339
Phone: (218) 755-3734
Fax: (218) 755-3787

Science Education

Faculty

David Bahr, John Truedson

Programs

Department of Physics
S
Phone: (218) 755-2920
Fax:

Science Education, B.S. major

Required Credits: 87
Required GPA: 2.50

Core Courses for Science Teaching in Grades 5-8

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

  • BIOL1211
  • BIOL1212
  • CHEM2211
  • CHEM2212
  • SCI3100
  • SCI3450

SELECT 1 OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

  • GEOL1110
  • GEOL1120

SELECT 1 OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

  • PHYS1101
  • PHYS2101

REQUIRED PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION COURSES

COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

  • ED3100
  • ED3110
  • ED3140
  • ED3350
  • ED3780
  • ED4737
  • ED4799
  • HLTH3400

Complete 12 credits of student teaching:

  • ED4830

LIFE SCIENCE SPECIALTY

A. REQUIRED BIOLOGY COURSES
COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

  • BIOL2360
  • BIOL2610
  • BIOL2620
  • BIOL3710
  • BIOL4620
  • BIOL3720
    or BIOL3830

B. REQUIRED BIOLOGY ELECTIVE
SELECT 1 OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

  • BIOL3150
  • BIOL3310
  • BIOL3510
  • BIOL4520
  • BIOL4534

SUGGESTED SEMESTER SCHEDULE FOR LIFE SCIENCE SPECIALTY, SCIENCE EDUCATION MAJOR, B.S. (TEACHER LICENSURE)

The following is a list of required Science (Life Science) Major, B.S. courses arranged by year. This schedule is intended to assist students in planning their courses. There is some flexibility in this schedule, but graduation within four years will require close adherence to the specified sequence of courses. Always consult your Biology academic advisor as to the proper courses and sequence of courses needed for graduation. It is possible, in some circumstances, that courses in a student's Liberal Education program may be used in his or her academic major.

Freshman

  • BIOL1211
  • BIOL1212
  • CHEM2211
  • Liberal Education requirements

Sophomore

  • BIOL2360
  • BIOL2610
  • BIOL2620
  • BIOL3720
  • GEOL1110
  • or GEOL1120
  • PHYS1101
  • or PHYS2101
  • Consider starting Professional Education sequence
  • Liberal Education requirements

Junior

  • BIOL3710
  • SCI3100
  • SCI3450
  • Other Professional Education requirements
  • Liberal Education requirements

Senior

  • Biology Elective (BIOL 3150, 3310, 3510, 4520, or 4534)
  • BIOL4620
  • Complete Professional Education requirements, including one semester of student teaching
  • Complete liberal education requirements