Earth and Space Science (9-12)

Co-Major in Earth and Space Science (9-12) and a Co-Major in Middle/Secondary Education

Note: A Co-major cannot be a stand-alone major.

Note: Students have the option of adding the General Science (5-8) licensure 

Blocks 1, 2, 3 and 4 as listed at the beginning of this section

Plus Block 3 curriculum and instruction special methods course and field experience III:

  • EDUC 318 Curriculum and Instruction for Science (5-12) (4 credits)
  • EDUC 344 Field Experience III: Science (0 credit) 

Plus four credits from the following:

  • GEOL 111 Introductory Physical Geology (4 credits)
  • GEOL 113 The Earth’s Record of Climate (4 credits)
  • GEOL 114 The Science of Natural Disasters (4 credits)
  • GEOL 162 The Earth’s Record of Climate (4 credits)

Plus:

  • BIOL 207 Genetics, Ecology, and Evolution (4 credits)
  • CHEM 111 General Chemistry I (4 credits)
  • CHEM 112 General Chemistry II (4 credits)
  • GEOL 211 Earth Materials (4 credits)
  • GEOL 252 Earth Surface Processes and Geomorphology (4 credits)
  • GEOL 260 Regional Geology and Geological Field Methods (4 credits)
  • GEOL 320 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy (4 credits)
  • GEOL 340 Fundamentals of the Lithosphere I (Petrology) (4 credits)
  • GEOL 360 Fundamentals of the Lithosphere II (Structural Geology) (4 credits)
  • GEOL 430 Advanced Earth History (4 credits)
  • PHYS 101 Physics as a Liberal Art (4 credits)
  • PHYS 104 Astronomy (4 credits)

Plus either:

  • MATH 113 Calculus I (4 credits)

or

  • MATH 108 Calculus with Review I (4 credits) and MATH 109 Calculus with Review II (4 credits)

Plus:

  • Demonstrated competence on all required state standards 

To complete a major in Geology, additional courses are required. See Geology section in the catalog.