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  • B.S. Degree in Earth Science Teaching
  • Anthropology & Earth Sciences

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  • Fall 2013 Undergraduate Catalog - Official

    B.S. Degree in Earth Science-Teaching (120 Credits)

    Requirements

    Students must also fulfill all teacher licensure requirements which will add thirty-six credits to the major total. Completion of this major meets the requirements for Minnesota licensure in Science (Grades 5-8) and Earth Science (Grades 9-12).

    GEOS 115 Physical Geology (4)
    GEOS 116 Historical Geology (3)
    GEOS 302 Mineralogy (3)
    GEOS 303 Petrology (3)
    GEOS 305 Oceanography (3)
    GEOS 315 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy (3)
    GEOS 330 Elementary Meteorology (3)
    GEOS 340 Economic and Environmental Geology (3)
    GEOS 360 Planetary Science (3)
    GEOS 480 Senior Seminar (1)
    BIOL 440 Middle School/Secondary Science Teaching Methods (3) or
    CHEM 440 Secondary Science Teaching Methods (3)


    Restricted Electives

    (3 Credits)

    Students must complete at least three credits from the courses listed below:

    ANTH 120 Introduction to Physical Anthropology (3)
    ANTH 216 The Paleolithic Age (3)
    AST 104 Stellar Astronomy (3)
    GEOS 117 Water, Land, and People (3)
    GEOS 117L Water, Land and People Lab (1)
    GEOS 301 Archaeological Prospection (3)
    GEOS 320 Economic Geography (3)
    GEOS 325 Reading Landscape: Ways of Seeing (3)
    GEOS 350 Geoarchaeology (3)
    GEOS 370 Structural Geology and Mapping (3)
    GEOS 390 Topics in Geosciences (1-3)
    GEOS 405 Geographic Information Systems (3)
    GEOS 415 Reading Geochemical Fingerprints (3)
    GEOS 416 Paleontology (3)
    GEOS 417 Taphonomy and Paleoecology (3)
    GEOS 450 Field Geology (3)


    Related Requirements

    BIOL 111 Cell Biology (4)
    BIOL 115 Organismal Biology (4)
    CHEM 150 General Chemistry I (3)
    CHEM 150L General Chemistry Laboratory I (1)
    CHEM 210 General Chemistry II (3)
    CHEM 210L General Chemistry II Lab (1)
    MATH 261 Calculus I (4)
    PHYS 160 College Physics I with Lab (4)
    PHYS 161 College Physics II with Lab (4)