Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Natural Science Education, Bachelor of Science

Course Requirements (NSCE)

(Teaching Licensure 6-12)

General Education Requirements

(# - Refer to General Education Course Requirements for Course Options)

Complete the following course (0 credits)

CBU 101Orientation to CBU

0

Mathematics (3 credits)

MATH 131Calculus I

3

Statistics (3 credits)

Fulfilled by Major Requirements

NSCI 410Natural Science Seminar

1

English (8-9 credits)

English Composition I
ENG 111English Composition I

3

OR

ENG 231Honors Survey of World Literature I

4

English Composition II
ENG 112English Composition II

3

OR

ENG 232Honors Survey of World Literature II

4

English Literature # (3 credits)

Waived if ENG 231/ENG 232, add 1 Hr. to Electives

Religious Studies # (6 credits)

Religious Studies (RS 200 Level)

3

Religious Studies (RS 300 Level)

3

Social Science or History # (6 credits)

Natural or Physical Science (4 credits)

Fulfilled by Major Requirements

BIOL 111Principles of Biology I

3

BIOL 111LPrinciples of Biology I Laboratory

1

Moral Values # (3 credits)

Aesthetics

Fulfilled by English Literature GER

Total Credit Hours:27

Natural Science Education Major Requirements

(2.0 GPA in Major Required)

BIOL 111Principles of Biology I

3

BIOL 111LPrinciples of Biology I Laboratory

1

BIOL 112Principles of Biology II

3

BIOL 112LPrinciples of Biology II Laboratory

1

CHEM 113Principles of Chemistry I

3

CHEM 113LPrinciples of Chemistry I Laboratory

1

CHEM 114Principles of Chemistry II

3

CHEM 114LPrinciples of Chemistry II Laboratory

1

NSCI 111Introduction to Astronomy

3

NSCI 111LIntroduction to Astronomy Lab

1

Natural Science Major Courses (200+ Level In BIOL, CHEM, NSCI or PHYS) ###

8

Natural Science Major Courses (300+ Level In BIOL, CHEM, NSCI or PHYS) ###

13

NSCI 410Natural Science Seminar

1

Choose one of the following with lab:

PHYS 150Physics I

3

PHYS 150LPhysics I Laboratory

1

OR

PHYS 201Introductory Physics I

3

PHYS 201LIntroductory Physics I Laboratory

1

Choose one of the following with lab:

PHYS 251Physics II

3

PHYS 251LPhysics II Laboratory

1

OR

PHYS 202Introductory Physics II

3

PHYS 202LIntroductory Physics II Laboratory

1

Total Credit Hours:50

Licensure Requirements

EDCI 434Teaching Science, 6-12

3

EDUC 211Introduction to Education

3

EDUC 303Education as a Profession

3

EDUC 304The Effective and Reflective Practitioner

3

EDUC 331Survey of Exceptional Learners

3

EDUC 350Portfolio and Practicum I

1

EDUC 407Classroom Management and Methods

3

EDUC 420Portfolio and Practicum II

1

EDUC 429Literacy Across the Curriculum

3

EDUC 430Curriculum and Assessment in Secondary Schools, 6-12

3

EDUC 431Student Teaching-Elementary Level I

6

EDUC 432Student Teaching-Elementary Level II

6

EDUC 474Professional Seminar and Portfolio III

1

EDUC 476EdTPA Preparation

2

PSYC 315Educational Psychology

3

Total Credit Hours:44

Total Credit Hours: 124

2.75 Cumulative GPA Required