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Comprehensive Secondary Science Teaching, B.A.

Comprehensive Secondary Science Teaching, B.A.

This is a sample plan of study with a suggested sequencing of classes for the major.  University electives may be applied to earn additional academic majors, minors, or certificates.  Students should regularly meet with their academic advisor to plan their specific semester schedule to include UNIFI/General Education program and/or university elective hours required.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHour
BIOL 2051 General Biology: Organismal Diversity 4
CHEM 1110 General Chemistry I 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 6
 Hours14
Spring
BIOL 2052 General Biology: Cell Structure and Function 4
CHEM 1120 General Chemistry II 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 6
 Hours14
Sophomore
Fall
TEACHING 2017 Level 1 Field Experience: Exploring Teaching 1
EDPSYCH 2030 Dynamics of Human Development 3
PHYSICS 1511 General Physics I 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 6
 Hours14
Spring
EARTHSCI 1300 Introduction to Geology 4
TEACHING 3128 Level 2 Field Experience: Lesson Planning and Instruction 1
TEACHING 3129 Secondary and Special-Area Classroom Management 1
EDPSYCH 3148 Learning and Motivation in Classroom Contexts 3
MEASRES 3150 Classroom Assessment 2
PHYSICS 1512 General Physics II 4
 Hours15
Junior
Fall
BIOL 3140 Genetics 4
EARTHSCI 1200 Elements of Weather 3
EARTHSCI 1210 Elements of Weather Laboratory 1
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 5
 Hours13
Spring
EARTHSCI 1320 Earth History 4
BIOL 3100 Evolution, Ecology and the Nature of Science 3
SPED 3150 Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners in Classrooms 2
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 6
 Hours15
Senior
Fall
CHEM 2040 Applied Organic and Biochemistry 4
TEACHING 4170/5170 Human Relations: Awareness and Application 3
Physics Elective 3000-Level or Above 2
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 3
 Hours12
Spring
Physics Elective 3000-level or above 2
EARTHSCI 1100 Astronomy 3
EARTHSCI 1110 Astronomy Laboratory 1
SCI ED 3300/5300 Orientation to Science Teaching 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 3
 Hours13
Fifth Year
Fall
SCI ED 4800/5800 Methods for Teaching Secondary Science or MTSS 3
SOCFOUND 3119 Schools and American Society 3
Chemistry Elective 2000 or above 3
Physics Elective 2000 or above 3
 Hours12
Spring
TEACHING 3138 Secondary School Teaching 12
 Hours12
 Total Hours134