Degree or Program Details


Secondary Education Earth Science Major

Teaching certification is obtained by completing a major in earth science, a teaching minor and the professional education sequence. Advising for this major is provided by the Geography Department and the School of Education when enrolling in education courses.

Students majoring in secondary education earth science must maintain a grade point average of 2.70 or greater with no grade below a “C” in the professional education sequence, the major and/or minors and required cognates combined.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 143-146

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Required Courses in Major 36
Choose from the following: 8
GC 202 Soils (4 cr.)

Teaching Minor, minimum 20-22
Choose from biology education, chemistry education or physics education. 

Other Required Courses 16-17
Choose two courses from the following that are not in the selected minor. 8-9

Professional Education 37