College of Letters and Sciences
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Letters and Sciences and
the General Degree Requirements pages.

Bachelor of Science
Earth and Space Science - Secondary Education Track

Area A Essential Skills Required Hours: 9

ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
MATH 1113 or MATH 1131*
*Extra hour applied to Area F

Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 4

COMM 1110
Select one of the following courses:
ITDS 2726/ ITDS 2727/ ITDS 2735/ ITDS 2746/ ITDS 2748/ ITDS 2749/ ITDS 2755

OR
Select one of the following courses:
EURO 2105/ LEAD 1705/ LIBR 1105/ POLS 2401/ HIST 1111/HIST 1112/Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002/Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.
Note: the two extra hours may be used as electives.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts/Ethics Required Hours: 6

Select one of the following humanities courses:
ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/ITDS 2125/PHIL 2010/ ITDS 2125
Select one of the following fine arts courses:
ARTH 1100/ ITDS 1145*/ MUSC 1100/ THEA 1100
*ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology Required Hours: 11

Take the following courses:
CHEM 1211 Principles of Chemistry 1
CHEM 1211L Principles of Chemistry 1 Lab
CHEM 1212 Principles of Chemistry 2
CHEM 1212L Principles of Chemistry 2 Lab
Take one of the following courses:

MATH 1131* or MATH 1132*
*Extra hour applied to Area F

Area E Social Sciences Required Hours: 12

Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112

Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
ECON 2105/ECON 2106/ PHIL 2030/ PSYC 1101/ SOCI 1101
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
ANTH 1105/ANTH 1107/ANTH 2105/ANTH 2136/ ENGL 2136/ GEOG 1101/ HIST 1111/HIST 1112/ ITDS 1146/ITDS 1156

Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3
PHED 1205
Select any one PEDS course.

Area F Courses Related to Major Required Hours: 18

“C”or better required in each course
GEOL 1121 Intro Geo 1: Physical Geology
GEOL 1121L Intro Geo 1: Physical Geology Lab
Take the following physics sequence:
PHYS 1111 Introductory Physics 1
PHYS 1311 Introductory Physics 1 Lab
PHYS 1112 Introductory Physics 2
PHYS 1312 Introductory Physics 2 Lab

OR
PHYS 2211 Principles of Physics 1
PHYS 2311 Principles of Physics 1 Lab
PHYS 2212 Principles of Physics 2
PHYS 2311 Principles of Physics 2 Lab
Take one of the following:
BIOL 1215K Principles of Biology
ASTR 1105 Descriptive Astronomy: The Solar System
ENVS 1105 Environmental Studies
with lab
Add 1-2 hours from Areas A & D
Additional hours may be filled with any Area B ITDS course or 1 hour guided elective approved by advisor.

Area G Program Requirements Required hours: 44-47 hours

“C”or better required in each course
ASTR 3105 Physics, Chemistry and Geology of Solar System
GEOL 2225 The Fossil Record
GEOL 5116 Meteorology: Intro Weather and Climate
GEOL 5135 Intro Oceanography
GEOL 5255 Environmental Geology

UTeach Columbus Teaching Option
ITDS 2125 Historical Perspectives on the Philosophy f Science & Math – if not taken in Area C (3)
SPED 4115 Teaching Math & Science to Exceptional Learners (2)
UTCH 1201 Step 1: Inquiry Approaches to Teaching (1)
UTCH 1202 Step 2: Inquiry-Based Lesson Design (1)
UTCH 2105 Knowing and Learning (3)
UTCH 2215 Research Methods (3)
UTCH 3205 Classroom Interactions (3)
UTCH 4205 Project-Based Instruction (3)
UTCH 4485 Student Teaching (9)
UTCH 4795 Student Teaching Seminar (1)

Area H Program Electives (13-16 hours)
Select from the following courses:
Any ASTR, GEOL, ENVS, or PHYS at 3000+ level not used above

Total Hours Required: 123

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