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BACHELOR OF Science IN Science Education

Middle Grade Science (6-9) Concentration

First Year | Second Year | Third Year | Fourth Year

 

Recommended Degree Pathway

The recommended degree path outlines a sample course plan towards graduating in four years. The path suggests taking courses in specific semesters, but there may be semesters when a course is not offered. Consult your advisor for your official degree planning. This degree path is based on the 2011-2012 university catalog. Please click here for the catalog 2009-2010.

Please be advised that in order to graduate in four years individuals must successfully complete a minimum of 15 to 18 credit hours per semester.


Completion of a second Academic or Professional Concentration is required of all students earning Middle School Licensure. Select one of the following to meet this requirement: American Indian Studies, American Studies, Art, Biology, English, Exercise and Sport Science, Geography, Geology, History, Mathematics, Music, Physics, Psychology, Reading, Sociology, Spanish, or Special Education (requirements for each concentration can be found in the UNCP Catalog).

 

First Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
FRS 1000 Freshman Seminar (1)  
ENG 1050 Composition I GE Requirement
MAT 1070 College Algebra GE and major requirement;
A very good understanding of high school algebra is required.
  General Education: Fine Arts  
  General Education: Social Science
  General Education: History  

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
ENG 1060 Composition II GE required course; Prerequisite: "C" or better in ENG 1050
BIO 1000 Principles of Biology GE and major requirement
BIOL 1000 Laboratory Investigations and Experiences in General Biology (1) Major requirement; Prerequisite:
Enrollment in or credit for Biology 1000
  General Education: Social Science  
  General Education: Philosophy/ Religion  
  General Education: Elective  
  General Education PE (1)  


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Second Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
BIO 1030 BIO 1030 Basic Human Biology (3) Major requirement
MAT 2100 Introduction to Statistics Major requirement; Prerequisite: MAT 1070 or equivalent
GLY 1150 Earth Science GE and major requirement
GLYL 1150 Earth Science Lab (1) Major requirement; Prerequisite: Enrollment in or credit for GLY 1150
  General Education: Literature  
  General Education: Social Science  

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
CHM 1300 General Chemistry I Major requirement; Prerequisite: Completion of or enrollment in MAT 1070
CHM 1110 General Chemistry Laboratory I (1) Major requirement; Prerequisite: CHM 1100 and enrollment in or completion of CHM 1300
GLY 1250 Earth History Major requirement; Prerequisite: GLY 1150
GLYL 1250 Earth History Lab (1) Major requirement; Prerequisite: Enrollment in or credit for GLY 1250
EPC 2020 Introduction to Education, Ethics, and Professionalism (1) Science Education major requirement; Prerequisite: 30 semester hours and 2.0 QPA
SCE 3000 Early Experiences for Prospective Science Teachers (1) Science Education major requirement
  Academic Concentration course Science Education major requirement
  Academic Concentration course Science Education major requirement
  General Education PE (1)  


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Third Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
PHY 1500 College Physics I Major requirement; Prerequisite: MAT 1070 or equivalent
PHY 1560 College Physics Lab I (1) Major requirement; Prerequisite: Enrollment in or completion of PHY
1000 or 1500
PHS 1560 Astronomy Major requirement
PHS 1570 Astronomy Lab (1) Major requirement; Prerequisite: Enrollment in or completion of PHS 1560
EPC 3010 The Psychology of Learning and Development (2) Science Education major requirement; Prerequisite: 30 semester hours and 2.0 QPA
SCE 3010 Early Laboratory Experiences for Prospective Science Teachers (2) Science Education major requirement; Prerequisite: SCE
3000 and at least 16 semester hours of science credits
  Academic Concentration course Science Education major requirement
  Academic Concentration course Science Education major requirement

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
BIO 3040 Principles of Ecology (4) Major requirement; Prerequisite: BIO 1000
  Academic Concentration course Science Education major requirement
  Guided Elective (1) Science Education major requirement
EPC 2040 Introduction to Exceptional, Diverse, and At-Risk Students Science Education major requirement; Prerequisite: 30 semester hours and 2.0 QPA
EDN 3400 Philosophy and Curriculum of Middle Grades Education Science Education major requirement; Prerequisite: 30 semester hours and 2.5 QPA
SCE 3500 The Teaching of Science in the Middle Grades (6-9) Science Education major requirement; Prerequisite: SCE 3000


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Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
  Academic Concentration course Science Education major requirement
  Academic Concentration course or Guided Elective depending upon concentration selected Science Education major requirement
EPC 3030 Reading Across Content Areas Science Education major requirement; Prerequisite: 30 semester hours and 2.0 QPA
CSC 4050 Current Topics in Computers in Education (3) Science Education major requirement; Prerequisite: permission of Instructor
  Guided Elective Science Education major requirement

 

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
SCE 4750 Professional Seminar in Middle/Secondary School Science Education major requirement; Prerequisite: SCE 4000 and Admission into Professional Semester
SCE 4490

Internship in Science in Middle/Secondary Schools (9)

Science Education major requirement; Prerequisite: SCE 4000 and Admission into Professional Semester


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Updated: March 2013

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