2016-17 Catalog

Publication date June 2016

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/AST 155Solar System Astronomy4
or
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
Introduction to Climate Systems
Landforms: Processes and Regions
Meteorology and Weather Forecasting
Introduction to Environmental Studies
Fundamentals of Microbiology
Fundamental Physics II
Navigating Global Nuclear Issues
Modern Physics
Total Credits26
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