Curriculum

Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education (Concentration in Life Science)

The following is a suggested schedule of courses.

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Entry Level

In addition to the following course work, one non-credit clinical experience will be required during the first semester of one's second year.

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First Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
EH 123
Rhetoric and Composition I
3 CR.HR.
HE 111
The Husson Experience
1 CR.HR.
MS 141
Contemporary College Algebra
4 CR.HR.
SC 191
General Biology I
4 CR.HR.
SC 180
Principles of Gen Chemistry
3 CR.HR.
SL 191
General Biology I Laboratory
0 CR.HR.
SL 180
Prin of Gen Chemistry Lab I
1 CR.HR.

Second Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
EH 124
Rhetoric and Composition II
3 CR.HR.
MS 132
Probability and Statistics
3 CR.HR.
PY 111
General Psychology
3 CR.HR.
SC 192
General Biology II
4 CR.HR.
SL 192
General Biology II Lab
0 CR.HR.
SY 201
Principles of Sociology
3 CR.HR.

Third Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ED 201
Phil Foundations of Education
3 CR.HR.
EH 200
Approaches to Literature
3 CR.HR.
PH 110
Introduction to Ethics
3 CR.HR.
PY 141
Human Growth and Development
3 CR.HR.
SC 240
Ecology
3 CR.HR.
SL 240
Ecology Lab
1 CR.HR.

Fourth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ELC LF/LS XXX
ELECTIVE - FRENCH/SPANISH
SC 101
Introduction to Nutrition
3 CR.HR.
SC 120
Functional Anatomy and Physiology
3 CR.HR.
SC 241
Microbiology
4 CR.HR.
SL 120
Functional Anatomy and Physiology Lab
1 CR.HR.
SL 241
Microbiology Lab
0 CR.HR.

Fifth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ED 204
Classroom Management
3 CR.HR.
ED 231
Curriculum & Instruction
3 CR.HR.
ED 310
Educational Practicum I
1 CR.HR.
HY 111
United States History I
3 CR.HR.
HY 210
World Geography
3 CR.HR.
SC 141

SC 202

SC 210
Environmental Science
OR
Science Immersion
OR
Marine Biology
3 CR.HR.

3 CR.HR.

4 CR.HR.

Sixth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ED 307
Technology in Education
3 CR.HR.
ED 314
Assessment Practices
3 CR.HR.
ED 317
Methods in Secondary Science
3 CR.HR.
ED 320
Education Practicum II
1 CR.HR.
SC 151
Conceptual Physics
3 CR.HR.
SC 291
Cell Biology
3 CR.HR.

Seventh Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ED 321
Educating Exceptional Students
3 CR.HR.
ED 332
Teaching Writing in the Schools
3 CR.HR.
ED 389
Educational Psychology
3 CR.HR.
ED 430
Educational Practicum III
1 CR.HR.
ELC FA XXX
ELECTIVE - FINE ARTS

Eighth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
ED 450
Student Teaching/Seminar in Teaching
15 CR.HR.