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2018-2019 Edgewood College Catalog 
2018-2019 Edgewood College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Broad Field Science Teaching, Earth and Space Science, BS

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This major is designed for individuals who wish to be certified to teach general science and/or the earth and space sciences at the secondary level (WDPI category: Early Adolescence through Adolescence, ages 10-21; WDPI licenses 621 and 635). The major requires completion of the requirements listed below, the Education Professional Requirements and licensing requirements for teacher education (see School of Education ). 

Major Policies

A student must maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 in all courses taken to fulfill the major requirements. Any course in which a student receives a grade below “CD” will not be accepted toward the major. Transfer students must take a minimum of 12 natural science credits with either a BIO, CHEM, GEOS, NATS or PHYS prefix.

Major Requirements

Additional Requirements

2 credits total from the following courses:

Mathematics Requirement

Additional Mathematics Courses

One of the following (to be included in the six credit requirement):

Methods of Teaching Science

One semester of methods of teaching science and accompanying practicum:

Students must be fully admitted to the teacher education program and have completed their science coursework before enrolling in NATS 459 .

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