2017-2018 Catalog


Secondary Education B.S. with a Concentration in Physical Sciences

Curriculum

College Core Curriculum (33-45)

English (3-8 credits)

Refer to the English section of the Core Curriculum

Study and Technology Skills (0-2 credits)

Refer to the Study and Technology Skills section of the Core Curriculum

Mathematics (4-6) credits

MATH 126Pre-calculus Mathematics I

3.00

MATH 127Pre-Calculus Mathematics II

3.00

or higher (MATH 181 recommended)

Natural Sciences (8 credits)

CHEM 121General Chemistry I

4.00

CHEM 122General Chemistry II

4.00

Social Sciences (3 credits)

PSY 101General Psychology

3.00

Fine Arts (3 credits)

Refer to the Fine Arts sections of the Core Curriculum

Humanities (6 credits)

Refer to the Humanities section of the Core Curriculum

Constitution (3-6 credits)

Refer to the Constitution section of the Core Curriculum

Cultural Diversity (3 credits)

Refer to the Cultural Diversity section of the Core Curriculum

Major Requirement (85)

Physical Science Courses (30 credits)

PHYS 151General Physics I

4.00

PHYS 152General Physics II

4.00

CHEM 241Organic Chemistry I

4.00

CHEM 242Organic Chemistry II

4.00

GEOL 101Exploring Planet Earth

4.00

ENV 101Introduction to Environmental Science

3.00

AST 104Introduction to Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies

3.00

AST 105Introduction to Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies Laboratory

1.00

GEOG 117Meteorology/Climatology.

3.00

Related Physical Science Core Courses (11 credits)

CHEM 474Biochemistry I

3.00

CHEM 475Biochemistry II

3.00

ENV 260Environmental Measurement and Analysis

4.00

NRES 210Environmental Pollution

3.00

NRES 304Principles of Hydrology

3.00

NRES 322Soils

3.00

ENV 480Geographic Information System for Environmental Management

4.00

Secondary Education Courses (44 credits)

EDU 210Nevada School Law

2.00

EDU 214Preparing Teachers to Use Technology

3.00

EDU 250Foundations of Education

3.00

PSY 307Principles of Educational Psychology

3.00

EDRL 471Language Acquisition Development and Learning

3.00

EDSC 321Secondary Pedagogy I

3.00

EDSP 411Student with Disabilities in General Education Settings

3.00

EDSP 432Parent Involvement and Family Engagement for Students with/without Disabilities

3.00

The following courses require program admission:
EDRL 451BContent Area Literacy Secondary

3.00

EDSC 408Classroom Management Secondary

3.00

EDSC 463Teaching Secondary Science

3.00

EDSC 483Secondary Supervised Teaching Internship

12.00

Summary of credits requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education in Physical Science

 College Core Curriculum

33-45

 Major Core Requirements

 85

 Electives

0-2

 Total Credits

 120