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2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Science, General Science Concentration with Teacher Licensure, B.S.


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Major in Science


The major in Science has two concentrations—General Science and Health Science. A minimum of 9 semester hours of upper-division courses in either concentration of the Science major must be taken at MTSU. The Science major requires only one minor which must include at least 3 semester hours at the upper-division level taken at MTSU.

General Science Concentration with Teacher Licensure


Students may become licensed to teach biology, chemistry, or physics in secondary schools (grades 7–12) by completing (1) a major in science with a General Science concentration in which biology, chemistry, or physics is, respectively, one of the 19-hour disciplines chosen; (2) courses in addition to the General Education requirements (see advisor); and (3) a minor in Secondary Education.

Students may also become licensed to teach biology, chemistry, or physics by majoring in the subject they intend to teach (see requirements listed under the specific major).

Recommended Sequence


Freshman


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Junior


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Senior


  • Science major electives 6 credit hours
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts 3 credit hours
  • Electives/Sec. Ed. Minor 15 credit hours
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (2 prefixes) 6 credit hours

Subtotal: 30 Hours


Note


The Secondary Education minor is being revised. Please see the Womack Family Educational Leadership Department for additional information.

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