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  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate 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.

Academic Map


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

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

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.

The following General Education courses are recommended for this major:

  • MATH 1720 (Math)
  • CHEM 1010/1011 or CHEM 1110/1111 (Nat Sci)
  • BIOL 1110/1111 (Nat Sci)

Major Requirements (32 hours)


NOTE:


Geology concentration requires grade of B- or above in GEOL 1030/1031 or GEOL 1040/1041.

Math/Science Cognate (20 hours)


Minor in Secondary Education (30 hours)


See Secondary Education Minor  for further information.

Total hours in program: 123


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.

Freshman


Subtotal: 33 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Junior


Subtotal: 34 Hours


Subtotal: 25 Hours