B.A. in Environmental Science with Teacher Certification

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BA in Environmental Science with Teacher Certification (120 hours)
Core Requirements (36 hours)
First Year Seminar3
First Year Seminar
Freshmen Composition I3
Rhetoric and Composition
Rhetoric and Composition for International Students
Any EN 23XX literature course
Any 1000, 2000, or 3000-level HS course
Social Science3
Select two from the following: BA 1310, CJ 1301, CPH 1301, EC 2301, EC 2303, HU 3300, HU 3303, PO 1311, PO 1312, PO 1314, PS 1301, PS 2310, PS 2353, PS 2355, PS 2363, PS 2337, SC 1311, SC 2321, SC 2371, 3 hrs. of Communication Studies (CM 1341, CM 2333, CM 2334). ED 2330 will meet 3 of the 6 hours required.
Satisfied by MT 2303 in the courses required for this major.
Natural or Physical Sciences
Satisfied by ES 1300 or ES 1373 in the courses required for this major
Fine Arts3
Foreign Language and International Engagement 6
This requirement is satisfied through one of four ways: (1) One 3-hour course in any language at the 3000 level or above, with a grade of B or better; (2) Two courses (1311 and 1312) in a language not previously studied; (3) Two courses (2311 and 2312) in a language previously studied at the high school or college level; (4) Qualifying scores on an AP or CLEP exam, or both the ACTFL OPI and WPT exams
Philosophy - Self3
Intro to Philosophy
Philosophy - Ethics3
Foundations of Ethics
Theology - God3
Introduction to Theology
Intermediate Theology3
Any TH 33xx course
Environmental Science Major Courses ( 51 hours)
BL 1401General Biology for Majors I4
BL 1402General Biology for Majors II4
CH 1401General Chemistry I4
ES 1100General Geology Laboratory1
ES 1173Environmental Science Lab1
ES 1300General Geology3
ES 1373Introductory Environmental Science3
ES 2300Global Change3
ES 2320General Ecology3
ES 2120General Ecology Lab1
ES 2325Energy Resources and the Environment3
ES 2345Experimental Design3
ES 2350Environmental Geology3
ES 2150Environmental Geology Lab1
ES 3110Environmental Science Seminar I1
ES 3120Environmental Science Seminar II1
ES 3310Scientific and Technical Writing3
ES 3320Environmental Policy and Regulation3
ES 3330Introduction to Geographic Information System3
MT 2303Introduction to Probability and Statistics3
Teacher Certification Courses (27 hours)
ED 3302The American Secondary School3
ED 2330Teaching Diverse Populations3
ED 3350Reading-- Teaching Reading in the Secondary Content Areas3
ED 3355Educational Technology3
ED 3361Adolescent Development in the School Setting3
ED 3362Teaching-Learning and Secondary Methods3
ED 4388Professional Development Seminar-Secondary3
ED 4689Student Teaching-Secondary6
Electives (6 hours)6
An elective can be any course taken from any discipline(PY 1300 recommended.)
Total Semester Hours120

This is a recommended degree plan subject to changes. Please meet with your adviser to discuss Math requirement. Click on the course number to view course title and description. 

First Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
FYE 13013History3
EN 13113ES 11731
BL 14014ES 13733
ES 11001MT 23033
ES 13003BL 14024
Free Elective - PY 1300 Conceptual Physics3Social Science 3
 17 17
Second Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
Literature3Social Science 3
ES 23003ES 23253
ES 23203ES 23503
ES 21201ES 21501
CH 14014ED 23303
ED 33023PL 13013
 17 16
Third Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
Foreign Languages I3Foreign Language II3
ES 23453ES 33203
ES 31101ES 33303
ES 33103ES 31201
ED 33613ED 33553
PL 23013TH 13013
 16 16
Fourth Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
Fine Arts3ED 43883
Advanced Theology3ED 46896
ED 33503 
ED 33623 
 12 9
Total Semester Hours 120