Composite Science Major (7-12)

The composite science major (7-12) is available only for students seeking teacher certification in composite science with a specialization in high school (7-12). All students must complete the Liberal Arts Core in addition to the below listed coursework.

Courses Taken After Admission to Teacher Certification Program:
Course No. Course Name  
EDUC 4330 Teaching Content Area Reading Skills 3
EDSP 4302 Survey of Exceptional Children 3
EDSP 4311 Diagnostic & Prescriptive Teaching for Exceptional Children 3
EDUC 4100 TExES State Certification Exam Preparation Seminar 1
EDUC 4306 Educational Applications of Technology 3
EDUC 4311 Curriculum & Instruction in the Secondary School (ART, MUSIC & KINE take EDUC 4301) 3
EDUC 4320 Teaching Methodology for Secondary Teachers 3
EDUC 4400 Student Teaching Seminar 4
EDUC 4894 Student Teaching in the High School Grades 8
Composite Science (7-12) Major:
BIOL 2454 General Biology I 4
BIOL 2455 General Biology II 4
BIOL 3301 Cellular and Molecular Biology 3
BIOL 3404/3434 Environmental Science (preferred) OR BIOL 3434 Ecology & Field Biology 4
BIOL 3444 Genetics 4
CHEM 1411 Chemistry of Our World 4
CHEM 2415 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 2416 General Chemistry II 4
PHYS 1411 Astronomy and the Universe 4
PHYS 1416 General Physics I *LACC
PHYS 1417 General Physics II 4
  One additional 4 hour Upper Level Science from BIOL, CHEM or PHYS 4
*LACC indicates courses that have been taken in the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.