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Earth Science Teaching, B.A.

Earth 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
CHEM 1110 General Chemistry I 4
UNIV 1000 First-Year Cornerstone: Integrated Communication I 3
EARTHSCI 1300 Introduction to Geology 4
TEACHING 2017 Level 1 Field Experience: Exploring Teaching 1
EDPSYCH 2030 Dynamics of Human Development 3
 Hours15
Spring
EARTHSCI 1320 Earth History 4
PHYSICS 1511 General Physics I 4
UNIV 1010 First-Year Cornerstone: Integrated Communication II 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 6
 Hours17
Sophomore
Fall
EARTHSCI 1200 Elements of Weather 3
EARTHSCI 1210 Elements of Weather Laboratory 1
SPED 3150 Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners in Classrooms 2
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 9
 Hours15
Spring
EARTHSCI 1100 Astronomy 3
EARTHSCI 1110 Astronomy Laboratory 1
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
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 6
 Hours17
Junior
Fall
100/3000/4000-Level Earth Science Electives** 7
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 9
 Hours16
Spring
EARTHSCI 3210/5210 Meteorology 4
SOCFOUND 3119 Schools and American Society 3
SCI ED 3300/5300 Orientation to Science Teaching 4
100/3000/4000-Level Earth Science Electives** 3
 Hours14
Senior
Fall
100/3000/4000-Level Earth Science Electives** 4
SCI ED 4800/5800 Methods for Teaching Secondary Science or MTSS 3
TEACHING 4170/5170 Human Relations: Awareness and Application 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 4
 Hours14
Spring
TEACHING 3138 Secondary School Teaching 12
 Hours12
 Total Hours120