Bachelor of Science Degree in Middle Grades Science

S0040 – 120 Credits

As a science teacher you will help children and young people explore the fascinating world of science, inspiring interest in a field that will dramatically affect our lives in the 21st century. Watch your students’ faces light up as they understand a new concept or become engaged in an experiment. Teaching is truly a meaningful career, and science teaching is especially important as the foundation for a world-class education.

Refer to General Education Requirements for additional requirements.

Also required: Completion of all lower-division state-mandated common prerequisites including the three (3) Education prerequisites: EDF 2005, EDF 2085 and EME 2040.

Degree Requirements

Major Concentration (60 credits)

EDF 3214Human Development and Learning (U)

3 credits

EDF 4430Measurement, Evaluation and Assessment (U)

3 credits

EDG 3343Instructional Strategies (U)

3 credits

EDG 4410Classroom Management and Communication (U)

3 credits

EDM 3001Introduction to Middle School (U)

3 credits

EME 3410Integrating Technology in the Classroom (U)

3 credits

OCE 3017Current Issues in Marines Environmental Science (U)

3 credits

OCE 2013Marine Environmental Science (P)

3 credits

PCB 4043General Ecology (U)

3 credits

PCB 4043LGeneral Ecology Laboratory (U)

1 credit

RED 3360Teaching Reading in Middle/Secondary Schools (U)

3 credits

SCE 3360Middle School/Secondary Science Methods (U)

3 credits

SCE 3940Teaching Middle School Science Practicum (U)

1 credit

SCE 4942Teaching Secondary Science Practicum (U)

1 credit

SCE 4943Seminar in Science Teaching (U)

3 credits

TSL 3080ESOL Issues: Principles and Practices (U)

3 credits

SCE 4941Student Teaching in Science (U)

10 credits

BSC 2010General Biology I (P)

3 credits

with

BSC 2010LGeneral Biology I Lab (P)

1 credit

Or

CHM 1045General Chemistry I (P)

3 credits

with

CHM 1045LGeneral Chemistry I Lab (P)

1 credit

Or

PHY 2053College Physics I (P)

3 credits

with

PHY 2053LCollege Physics I Lab (P)

1 credit

Also choose:

BSC 2011General Biology II (P)

3 credits

with

BSC 2011LGeneral Biology II Lab (P)

1 credit

Or

CHM 1046General Chemistry II (P)

3 credits

with

CHM 1046LGeneral Chemistry II Lab (P)

1 credit

Or

PHY 2054College Physics II (P)

3 credits

with

PHY 2054LCollege Physics II Lab (P)

1 credit