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Bachelor of Science Earth and Space Science - Secondary Education Track

College of Letters and Sciences
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Letters and Sciences and
the General Degree Requirements pages.

Area A Essential Skills Required Hours: 9

ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
MATH 1113 or MATH 1131*
*Extra hour applied to Area F

Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 4

COMM 1110
Select one of the following courses:
ITDS 2726/ ITDS 2727/ ITDS 2735/ ITDS 2746/ ITDS 2748/ ITDS 2749/ ITDS 2755

OR
Select one of the following courses:
EURO 2105/ LEAD 1705/ LIBR 1105/ POLS 2401/ HIST 1111/HIST 1112/Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002/Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.
Note: the two extra hours may be used as electives.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts/Ethics Required Hours: 6

Select one of the following humanities courses:
ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/ITDS 2125/PHIL 2010/ ITDS 2125
Select one of the following fine arts courses:
ARTH 1100/ ITDS 1145*/ MUSC 1100/ THEA 1100
*ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology Required Hours: 11

Take the following courses:
CHEM 1211 Principles of Chemistry 1
CHEM 1211L Principles of Chemistry 1 Lab
CHEM 1212 Principles of Chemistry 2
CHEM 1212L Principles of Chemistry 2 Lab
Take one of the following courses:

MATH 1131* or MATH 1132*
*Extra hour applied to Area F

Area E Social Sciences Required Hours: 12

Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112
Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
ECON 2105/ECON 2106/ PHIL 2030/ PSYC 1101/ SOCI 1101
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
ANTH 1105/ANTH 1107/ANTH 2105/ANTH 2136/ ENGL 2136/ GEOG 1101/ HIST 1111/HIST 1112/ ITDS 1146/ITDS 1156

Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3
PHED 1205
Select any one PEDS course.

Area F Courses Related to Major Required Hours: 18

“C”or better required in each course
GEOL 1121 Intro Geo 1: Physical Geology
GEOL 1121L Intro Geo 1: Physical Geology Lab
Take the following physics sequence:
PHYS 1111 Introductory Physics 1
PHYS 1311 Introductory Physics 1 Lab
PHYS 1112 Introductory Physics 2
PHYS 1312 Introductory Physics 2 Lab

OR
PHYS 2211 Principles of Physics 1
PHYS 2311 Principles of Physics 1 Lab
PHYS 2212 Principles of Physics 2
PHYS 2311 Principles of Physics 2 Lab
Take one of the following:
BIOL 1215K Principles of Biology
ASTR 1105 Descriptive Astronomy: The Solar System
ENVS 1105 Environmental Studies
with lab
Add 1-2 hours from Areas A & D
Additional hours may be filled with any Area B ITDS course or 1 hour guided elective approved by advisor.

Area G Program Requirements Required hours: 44-47 hours

“C”or better required in each course
ASTR 3105 Physics, Chemistry and Geology of Solar System
GEOL 2225 The Fossil Record
GEOL 5116 Meteorology: Intro Weather and Climate
GEOL 5135 Intro Oceanography
GEOL 5255 Environmental Geology

UTeach Columbus Teaching Option
ITDS 2125 Historical Perspectives on the Philosophy f Science & Math – if not taken in Area C (3)
SPED 4115 Teaching Math & Science to Exceptional Learners (2)
UTCH 1201 Step 1: Inquiry Approaches to Teaching (1)
UTCH 1202 Step 2: Inquiry-Based Lesson Design (1)
UTCH 2105 Knowing and Learning (3)
UTCH 2215 Research Methods (3)
UTCH 3205 Classroom Interactions (3)
UTCH 4205 Project-Based Instruction (3)
UTCH 4485 Student Teaching (9)
UTCH 4795 Student Teaching Seminar (1)

Area H Program Electives (13-16 hours)
Select from the following courses:
Any ASTR, GEOL, ENVS, or PHYS at 3000+ level not used above

Total Hours Required: 123

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