Earth Science/Education 7-12 (BS)

Health Sciences and Professional Programs
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Course Descriptions
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CourseDescriptionCredits

Earth Science Education 7-12

 

Required Core Curriculum Courses

 
This program has received a waiver to require that students take the following courses in fulfillment of Core Curriculum requirements. Students who do not take these courses to fulfill Core requirements may not be able to complete the major in 120 credits. 
GEOL115Energy, Resources and the Environment 
CHEM108Principles of Chemistry I 3.5 
CHEM109Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory 1.5 
PHYS113Physics Laboratory I 
AND 
PHYS115College Physics I 
OR 
PHYS117University Physics I 
MATH121Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 
Upper level Writing Intensive course 
At least one Foreign Language course 

I. Earth Science Requirements

52.5 
GEOL115Energy, Resources and the Environment 
GEOL120Our Oceanic Environment 
GEOL140Our Earth 
(GEOL 110 Man and the Earth AND GEOL 207 Geologic Techniques may be substituted for GEOL 140)  
GEOL211Structural Geology 
GEOL217Earth History With Paleontology 
GEOL225Mineralogy 
GEOL323Field Methods 1.5 
GEOL282Weather and Climate 
GEOL411Sedimentation 
ASTR141Astronomy Laboratory 
CHEM108Principles of Chemistry I 3.5 
CHEM109Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory 1.5 
CHEM111Principles of Chemistry II 3.5 
CHEM112Principles of Chemistry II Laboratory 1.5 
PHYS113Physics Laboratory I 
PHYS115College Physics I 
OR 
PHYS117University Physics II 
MATH121Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 

II. Teacher Education

 

A. Required Core Curriculum Courses

 
One foreign language course 

B. Support Courses

11 
ENG126English Composition II: Writing About Literature 
PHIL202Major Ideas and Issues in Education 
OR 
SOC202Major Ideas and Issues in Education 
MATH121Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 
EDUC230Teaching with Multimedia Technology 
EDUC271Adolescent and Youth Development 

C. Professional Sequence

18 
EDUC268Bilingual and English Language Learner (ELL) Education 
EDUC283Educational Psychology: Effective Teaching and Learning in Diverse Classrooms 
EDUC285Introduction to Special Education 
EDUC340Literacy Instruction inside Middle and Secondary Schools for English Only (EO) and English Language Learners (ELLs) 
EDUC395Curriculum and Methods in Subject Specific (K-12) Education I: Learning Goals and Assessments 
EDUC398Curriculum and Methods in the Secondary Education Classroom II: Science Instruction and Classrooms 

D. Student Teaching and Student Teaching

EDUC405Capstone Clinical Experience & Seminar for Secondary Education, Grades 7-9 
EDUC406Capstone Clinical Experience & Seminar for Secondary Education, Grades 10-12 
Credit Totals 
Total Program Credits96.5 
Total Core Curriculum credits21 
Total free elective credits6.5 
Total credits for the BS in Earth Science/Education 7-12120 

Notes:

  1. GEOL 115 fulfills Earth Science and Flexible Core: Scientific World requirements.
  2. CHEM 108 and CHEM 109 (taken as corequisites) fulfill Earth Science Program and Flexible Core: Scientific world requirements.
  3. PHYS 113 and PHYS 115 (taken as co-requisites) or PHYS 113 and PHYS 117 (taken as co-requisites) fulfill Earth Science program and Required Core: Life and Physical Science requirements.
  4. MATH 121 also fulfills the Required Core: Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning requirement.
  5. Students who do not place directly into MATH 121 may have to take up to 8 credits of prerequisite mathematics courses. Those credits subtract from the Free Electives credit total. Students who need to take 8 credits of prerequisite mathematics courses may exceed 120 credits in completing the degree program.
  6. EDUC 340 also fulfills the College Option Core: Writing Intensive requirement.
  7. Foreign Language is a NYS requirement and may also be taken toward fulfillment of the College Option Core: Foreign Language requirement. Students may be required to take a second Foreign Language course to complete the Core requirement.
  8. Students won’t be allowed to continue to take courses in Professional Sequence without a GPA of 3.0 in the Support Courses block.
  9. ENG 126 also fulfills the Required Core: English Composition requirement.

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