Bachelor of Science Degree in Middle Grades Science Education - 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.

Transfer from Associate Degree: 24 credits

General Education Requirement: 36 credits

Major Concentration Courses: 60 credits

Degree Requirements

Major Concentration (60 credits)

EDF 3214Human Development and Learning

3 credits

EDF 4430Measurement, Evaluation and Assessment

3 credits

EDG 3343Instructional Strategies

3 credits

EDG 4410Classroom Management and Communication

3 credits

EDM 3001Introduction to Middle School

3 credits

EME 3410Integrating Technology in the Classroom

3 credits

OCB 3017Marine Environmental Science

3 credits

OCB 2010Marine Biology

3 credits

PCB 4043General Ecology

3 credits

PCB 4043LGeneral Ecology Laboratory

1 credit

RED 3360Teaching Reading in Middle/Secondary Schools

3 credits

SCE 3360Middle School/Secondary Science Methods

3 credits

SCE 3940Teaching Middle School Science Practicum

1 credit

SCE 4942Teaching Secondary Science Practicum

1 credit

SCE 4943Seminar in Science Teaching

3 credits

TSL 3080ESOL Issues: Principles and Practices

3 credits

SCE 4941Student Teaching in Science

10 credits

BSC 2010General Biology I

3 credits

with

BSC 2010LGeneral Biology I Lab

1 credit

Or

CHM 1045General Chemistry I

3 credits

CHM 1045LGeneral Chemistry I Lab

1 credit

Or

PHY 2053College Physics I

3 credits

PHY 2053LCollege Physics I Lab

1 credit

Also choose:

BSC 2011General Biology II

3 credits

BSC 2011LGeneral Biology II Lab

1 credit

Or

CHM 1046General Chemistry II

3 credits

CHM 1046LGeneral Chemistry II Lab

1 credit

Or

PHY 2054College Physics II

3 credits

PHY 2054LCollege Physics II Lab

1 credit