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  • Integrated Science Education: Grades 7-12

    Degree offered: Bachelor of Science 

    Licensure offered: Integrated Science Education 7-12 

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    The Integrated Science Licensure Program is a professional teaching major in the sciences. Students in this program complete a rigorous curriculum in the sciences of biology, chemistry, earth science/environmental science, and physics that emphasizes not only content knowledge but also critical thinking and laboratory skills. Upon completion, those holding this broad-field degree will be competent, effective teachers in all areas of biology, chemistry, earth science/environmental science, and physics for grades 7-12.


    Requirements for a B.S. or Licensure in Integrated Science Education

    See course descriptions for prerequisites and co-requisites              
    Degree-seeking students must complete the core requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree in addition to the major requirements listed below.
    Licensure-only students, those who completed a bachelor's degree prior to beginning this program, need only the requirements listed below.
    BIO 201 General Biology: Cells, Genetics, Evolution 4*
    BIO 202 General Biology: Botany, Zoology, Ecology 4*
    BIO 203 General Biology: Anatomy and Physiology 4*
    BIO 330 Ecology 4*
    BIO 342 Human Physiology 4*
    BIO 366 Genetics 4*
    BIO 469 Cell and Molecular Biology 4*
    CHM 109 General Chemistry I 4*
    CHM 110 General Chemistry II 4*
    CHM 229 Organic Chemistry I 4*
    CHM 230 Organic Chemistry II 4*
    CHM 359 Analytical Chemistry 4*
    CHM 439 Thermodynamics and Kinetics 4*
    CHM 440 Quantum Mechanics and Spectroscopy 4*
    ENV 111 Astronomy 3*
    ENV 113 Geology 3*
    ENV 115 Environmental Science 3*
    PHY 219 General Physics I 4*
    PHY 220 General Physics II 4*
    Required Correlatives:  
    MTH 240 Calculus I 4
    MTH 241 Calculus II 4
    Required Professional Education Courses:  
    EDU 112 Introduction to Teaching: AYA
    EDU 220 Educational Psychology
    EDU 314 Content Area Reading 3
    EDU 346 AYA and Multi-Age Methods 3
    EDU 379A CORE: Principles of Education 3
    EDU 353 AYA Science Teaching Methods
    EDU 487 Supervised Teaching: AYA or Multi-Age 12 
    EDU 488 Teaching Seminar: AYA or Multi-Age 1
    Total Credits Required 112
    *used to calculate the Major GPA