Earth Science Education Minor
(Teacher certification programs)
|ESC 101||Earth Environments||4|
|ESC 221||Weather and Climate||4|
|ESC 222||Earth Surface Processes and Landforms||4|
|Select one of the following:||3-4|
|Past Environmental Change|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Maps and GIS|
|Introduction to Geographic Information System and Science|
|Geospatial Field Methods|
|Geographic Interpretation of Aerial Photographs|
|Select six credits from the following:||6|
|Global Warming and Climate Change|
|Advanced Remote Sensing|
|Special Topics in Geography/Earth Science|
|Geography/Earth Science Topics for Teachers|
|Advanced Geographic Information Science|
|Spatial Data Analysis|
|Seminar in Geography/Earth Science|
Teacher certification candidates must also complete GEO 200 Conservation of Global Environments (3 cr.); in addition, early adolescence-adolescence candidates must complete BIO 469 Teaching and Learning Science in the Secondary School (4 cr.)/CHM 469 Teaching and Learning Science in the Secondary School (4 cr.)/PHY 469 Teaching and Learning Science in the Secondary School (4 cr.) unless a major in biology education, chemistry education, or physics education is completed. Both courses fulfill statutory licensing requirements.
An official Praxis Subject Assessment (formerly PRAXIS II) score in content area is required, or candidate must meet GPA requirements for certified content subject areas.
Note: The earth science education minor may be used as partial fulfillment of the requirement for a second major in general science education (broad field) major.