Science Broad Field Science Certification

Bachelor of Science Degree. Broad Field Science Certification.

Visit the Broad Field Science Department to learn more about this program.

  Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Freshman
Year

BIOL 150 (S) General Biology - 3
CHEM 121 (SL) General Chemistry I - 5 
General Education (CW) ENG 100 - 3 
General Education (SB) Social/Behavioral - 3 
Gen Ed (M) Math - 3 
Gen Ed (HW) PE 108 - 1
Total semester credits - 18

CHEM 122 General Chemistry II - 5 
GEOL 101/102 Intro Geology and Lab - 4 
Gen Ed (EC,HF) Phil 201 - 3 
Gen Ed (CS) COMS 101 - 3 
Lib Arts (diversity) - 3
Total semester credits - 18

Sophomore
Year

BIOL 210 General Botany 3
PHYS 151/156 General Physics I and Lab - 5 
Gen Ed (CA) ENG 200 - 3 
TED 120 Intro to Ed and Tech - 3 
GEOL 202 Oceanography - 2 
Gen Ed (SB, MD) HIST 333 - 3
Total semester credits - 19

BIO 230 General Zoology - 3 
PHYS 152/157 Gen Physics II and Lab - 5 
Gen Ed (HF) Humanities - 3 
Gen Ed (HW) PE sport - 2 choices - 1 
TED 212 Ed Psych - 5
Total semester credits - 17

Junior
Year

Science electives 2 disciplines - List* - 7 
ESM/GEOL 300 Env. Sci. - 3 
ENG 105 or 106 Literature - 3 
GEOL 150 Historical Geology - 4
Total semester credits - 17

Science elective Bio, Chem, Geo, Phys - 3 
Liberal Arts (global) - 3 
SPED 330 Exceptional Child - 3 
TED 252 Multicultural - 3 
TED 414 Transescent - 4
Total semester credits - 16

Summer

Science electives 2 disciplines - List* - 4

Senior
Year

TED 420 School and Society - 3 
TED 422 Content Literacy - 3 
TED 423 Write, Speak, Listen - 3 
TED 434 Science Techniques - 3 
Science elective 2 disciplines - List* - 3 
Science elective Bio, Chem, Geo, Phys - 3
Total semester credits - 18

TED 473 Student Teach - Middle - 6 
TED 474 Student Teach - Sec - 6 
OR
TED 474 Student Teach - Sec - 12 
Total semester credits - 12

Summary of Degree Requirements

General Education34 cr. 
Liberal Arts - 6 cr. 
Major - 63 cr. 
General Electives - 0 cr. 
Credits to Degree - 134 cr.

Science classes double count for major and S and SL Gen Ed requirements

Updated January 2010

*List: 6 or 7 cr. From each of 2 
BIO 240, BIO 310 CHEM 230/236, CHEM 250 GEOL 230, GEOL, 327 PHYS 264, PHYS 300+ not PHYS 361,362

This academic plan is an example of how students might choose to fulfill program requirements within a period of four years. After consulting with their advisors, students may make other course choices which would meet the program requirements and be more suitable for them.

 


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