Oct 19, 2019  
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geoscience, Geology Concentration (Earth Science for Teachers), B.S.


Department of Geosciences  
615-904-8019
Clay Harris, program coordinator
Clay.Harris@mtsu.edu

The Earth Science for Teachers curriculum is designed for those who plan to teach earth science in the secondary school system. This curriculum consists of 82 hours distributed among career pattern requirements (22 hours), career pattern electives (10 hours), a cognate (20 hours), and a minor in Secondary Education(30 hours) involving education courses and directed teaching. An additional 41 hours are required for General Education. Student must contact Secondary Education minor advisor for approval of appropriate courses for licensure. For specific procedures and additional requirements for teacher licensure, see College of Education .

NOTE: Please see Secondary Education Minor  for requirements and additional information.

Electives (10 hours)


 Choose 10 hours of Geoscience electives from any GEOL course, any advisor-approved math or science course.

NOTE:


* Counted in General Education requirements

Curriculum: Geoscience, Geology Concentration (Earth Science for Teachers)


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Following is a suggested pattern of study for the first two years; however, consultation with the assigned advisor is necessary before registration.

Subtotal: 33 Hours


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Junior


Subtotal: 34 Hours


Senior


Subtotal: 25 Hours


Total hours in program: 123


Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Geoscience, Geology (Earth Science for Teachers), B.S., Academic Map