Dec 01, 2023  
2014-15 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-15 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

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 79 hours distributed among career pattern requirements (21 hours), career pattern electives (11 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 (11 hours)

 Choose 11 hours of Geoscience electives from any GEOL course, any advisor-approved math or science course.


* 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


Subtotal: 35 Hours


Subtotal: 25 Hours

Total hours in program: 123