Earth-Space Science Secondary Education Required Courses

Introductory Courses (12 units)

EDUC 202 Historical & Contemporary Perspectives on America's Urban School (3) or
SCED 200 Foundations of Education (3)
SCED 305 Adolescent Learing, Development, and Diversity (3)
ISTC 301 Integrating Instructional Technology (3)
SPED 301 Introduction to Special Education K-12 (3)

Program Courses (11 units)

SCED 341 Principles of Secondary Education (4)
SCED 460 Using Reading and Writing in the Secondary School (4)
SCED 461 Teaching Reading in the Secondary Content Area (3)

Internship (12 units)

SCED 499 Internship in Secondary Education (6)
SCED 401 Analyzing Student Teaching (2)
SCED 462 Seminar in Teaching Reading in the SCED Content Areas (1)
SCIE 380 Methods of Teaching Science (3)

Student Teaching (12)

SCED 393 Student Teaching in Secondary Education - Science (12)

Content Courses (53 units)

BIOL 120 and BIOL 120L Principles of Biology and Lab (4)
GEOL 121 Physical Geology (4)
GEOL 123 Historical Geology (4)
GEOL 357 Physical Oceanography (3)
ASTR 161 General Astronomy I (4)
ASTR 361 Astronomy II (4)
CHEM 110 General Chemistry I (4)
CHEM 111 Genearl Chemistry II (4)
CHEM 131 & CHEM 131L General Chemistry I & Lab (4)
CHEM 132 & CHEM 132L Genearl Chemistry II & Lab (4)
MATH 119 Pre-calculus (4)
PHYS 211 General Physics I (4)
PHYS 212 General Physics II (4)
GEOG 101 Physical Geography (3)
GEOG 373 Climatology (3)
GEOG 377 Descriptive Meteorology (4)

Electives (choose one fo the following for either 3 or 4 credits)

GEOL 305 Environmental Geology (4)
GEOL 321 Structural Geology (4)
GEOL 331 Mineralogy
GEOL 415 Hydrogeology (4)
GEOL 443 Sedimentology & Stratigraphy (4)
GEOG 315 Geomorphology (4)
GEOG 410 Environmental Geography (3)
GEOG 411 Studies in Natural Hazards (3)
GEOG 412 Introduction to Geographical Information Systems (3)

Requirements

  • Praxis 1 or Praxis Core, or ACT, GRE, SAT
  • Praxis II Specialty Area and Principles of Learning
  • 2.75 Major GPA
  • 2.75 Overall GPA
  • 3.00 Professional Education GPA