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2007-2009 Catalog 
    
2007-2009 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Earth Science Teacher’s Certificate


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Prerequisites.

GEO 115  or GEO 116 ; BIO 314 ; CHM 160 ; MTH 120 ; PHY 143 .

Requirements. Completion of 124 credits, at least 33 of which are in courses numbered 300 or above. A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75 is required in earth science, and at least 2.5 overall; at least 18 hours completed in the major and 12 hours completed in the minor; passing score on the MTTC Basic Skills Test; PSY 100 , PSY 237 ; or equivalents with a C or better; CSC 123  with a grade of C or better; completion of at least 55
credit hours. A written recommendation from the Earth and Resource Science Department to the Education Department is necessary prior to application for student teaching.

  1. All requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Bachelor of Science  degree, including General Education Requirements .
  2. Earth science courses (31 credits).
    GEO 150 , GEO 151 , GEO 202 , GEO 265 , GEO 272 , GEO 282 , GEO 303 , GEO 304 , GEO 331 .
  3. AST 131 , AST 133 .
  4. Two additional courses (at least 6 credits) in astronomy, biology, chemistry, physics, or physical geography, selected with the advisor’s consent. These courses may not be used toward the TCP minor.
  5. A Teacher’s Certificate Minor in biology, chemistry, general science, mathematics, or physics.
  6. Education Requirements
    1. EDS 300 , EDS 302 , EDS 360  (9 credits).
    2. Methods courses. EDS 341 , EDS 343 , EDS 344 , EDS 345 , EDS 347  or EDS 348 . (Hours/courses vary.)
    3. EDR 445  / ENG 410  (3 credits).
    4. EDS 469 , EDS 499  (12 credits).

Prospective candidates should also study the sections entitled “General Requirements for Teacher Certification ” and “Secondary Education Teacher’s Certificate Programs ” printed in the Department of Education section of this Catalog.

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