2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Unified Science: Earth Science Major, 60 hours: B.S.Ed., Secondary Program—No Minor Required (Certifies Grades 9-12, Endorsement Area: Unified Science: Earth Science)

CIP: 131316

Requirements

The Northwest Core (44-47 hours)

Must include the following:

 

MATH 17118Precalculus Algebra *

3

BIOL 04106Principles of Biology *

3

BIOL 04107Principles of Biology Laboratory *

1

CHEM 24114General Chemistry I *

3

CHEM 24115General Chemistry I Laboratory *

1

Institutional Requirements (4 hours)

Required Collateral Courses (28 hours)

BIOL 04112General Botany

3

BIOL 04113General Botany Laboratory

1

BIOL 04114General Zoology

3

BIOL 04115General Zoology Laboratory

1

CHEM 24116General Chemistry II

4

CHEM 24117General Chemistry II Laboratory

1

PHSC 40122Descriptive Astronomy *

3

PHSC 40123Descriptive Astronomy Laboratory *

1

PHYS 25110General Physics I *

3

PHYS 25111General Physics I Laboratory *

1

PHYS 25112General Physics II

3

PHYS 25113General Physics II Laboratory

1

SCED 28550History of Science and Technology

3

Required Courses in Endorsement Area: Earth Science (32 hours)

GEOG 32360Dynamic and Synoptic Meteorology

3

GEOL 27114General Earth Science *

3

GEOL 27115General Earth Science Laboratory *

1

GEOL 27212Historical Geology

4

GEOL 27220Mineralogy

4

GEOL 27305Practicum in Teaching Laboratory

1

GEOL 27335Physical Oceanography

3

GEOL 27360Environmental Geology

4

GEOL 27420Petrology

4

GEOL 27498Senior Seminar

1

GEOL 27540Paleontology

4

Professional Education Requirements

See Secondary Education Program Requirements

Students must take SCED 28580 Methods in Secondary School Science as part of their professional education requirements.

Free electives as needed to reach minimum 120 graduation hours

This major, when completed under the B.S.Ed. Secondary Program, will meet Missouri teacher certification standards for Unified Science: Earth Science grades 9-12.