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Minor in Secondary Education

Life/Earth Science Education

Praxis II Licensure Exams:
Biology: Content Knowledge - 20235
Biology: Pedagogy - 10234
Earth Sciences: Content Knowledge - 20571
Students may major in either Biology or Geology.

Biology Major (Bachelor of Science)

BIOL 1400 Evolutionary and Environmental Biology or 1401 Science of Biology
BIOL 2401 Microbiology
BIOL 2402 Botany
BIOL 2403 Zoology
BIOL 3100 Genetics Laboratory
BIOL 3300 Genetics
BIOL 3103 Principles of Ecology Lab
BIOL 3303 Principles of Ecology
BIOL 4190 Biology Seminar
BIOL Electives - 12 hours to include at least one course in organismal
and cellular biology
ERSC 1302/1102 Physical Geology
ERSC 1303/1103 Historical Geology
ERSC 3380 Oceanography
or ERSC 3390 Weather Studies
ERSC electives - 3 hours upper level
PHYS 1310 Physical Concepts or 1321 Elementary Physics
IGSC 4401 Integrated Science Methods
Must include 8 hours of freshman chemistry and four hours of organic

chemistry (take sequence one or two).

Sequence One
CHEM 1400 Fundamental Chemistry I
CHEM 1401 Fundamental Chemistry II
CHEM 2450 Organic Chemistry - Short Course

Sequence Two
CHEM 1402 General Chemistry I
CHEM 1403 General Chemistry II
CHEM 3350/3150 General Organic Chemistry I

Geology Major (Bachelor of Science)

ERSC 1302/1102 Physical Geology lecture/lab
ERSC 1303/1103 Historical Geology lecture/lab
ERSC 3310 Mineralogy
ERSC 2320 Geologic Methods
ERSC 3330 Structural Geology
ERSC 3340 Sedimentology
ERSC 4340 Stratigraphy
ERSC 4190 Senior Seminar
ERSC 4411 Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
ERSC 4626 Field Geology
BIOL 1400 Evolutionary and Environmental Biology or 1401 Science of Biology
4-6 hours of BIOL courses at or above the 2000-level
ERSC 3360 Paleobiology (may be counted as upper-level Biology hours)
CHEM 1402,1403 General Chemistry I and II
MATH 1304 Calculus I OR 1311 Applied Calculus I
6 hours from any combination of MATH, CPSC, or STAT courses
IGSC 4401 Integrated Science Methods

Updated 10.11.2011