2018-2019 Catalog

Publication date June 2018

General Science Education Minor (Middle Childhood-Early Adolescence)

The general science minor provides teacher candidates with a broad exposure and study of the fields associated science education.  Candidates take courses from a variety of departments to investigate areas including biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics.  Candidates also investigate what it means to be a leader in elementary and middle level science education.

(Middle childhood-early adolescence)

26 credits

Required courses:
BIO 100Biology for the Informed Citizen4
or BIO 105 General Biology
CHM 100Contemporary Chemistry4
or CHM 103 General Chemistry I
CI 461Leadership for Elementary/Middle Science Education3
ESC 101Earth Environments4
PHY 106Physical Science for Educators4
or PHY 103 Fundamental Physics I
or PHY 125 Physics for the Life Sciences
PHY 155Solar System Astronomy4
or PHY 160 Stars, Galaxies and the Universe
Electives:3
Organismal Biology
Animal Biology
Ecology
General Chemistry II
Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry
Global Warming and Climate Change
Weather and Climate
Earth Surface Processes and Landforms
Meteorology
Introduction to Environmental Studies
Fundamentals of Microbiology
Fundamental Physics II
Navigating Global Nuclear Issues
Modern Physics
Total Credits26
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