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Bachelor of Science in Earth and Space Science - Secondary Education Track - Columbus State University

Academics

Bachelor of Science in Earth and Space Science - Secondary Education Track

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 *(Historical perspectives on the Philosophy of Science and Mathematics)
PHIL 2010

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
Select two lab science courses from below: 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 1 Lab
Take the following physics sequence:
PHYS 1111 Introductory Physics 1
PHYS 1112 Introductory Physics 2
PHYS 1311 Introductory Physics 1 Lab
PHYS 1312 Introductory Physics 2 Lab
OR
PHYS 2211 Principles of Physics 1
PHYS 2212 Principles of Physics 2
PHYS 2311 Principles of Physics 1 Lab
PHYS 2312 Principles of Physics 2 Lab
Take one of the following:
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 of
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 Interaction(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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