Bachelor of Science in Education Degree - Composite Science Education (Earth Science Track)

Student Learning Outcomes

A student successfully completing the Composite Science Education major will be able to:

  1. Integrate knowledge from various scientific disciplines (i.e., biology, chemistry, earth science, physics) to address real world problems and appreciate the interconnectedness of the scientific disciplines. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, VI and VII.) 
  2. Design a valid scientific experiment and analyze the resulting data. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II and VI.)
  3. Read, interpret and evaluate information presented in media ranging from public news sources to scientific papers. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, and III.)
  4. Accurately communicate scientific ideas in written and oral form. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes III, VI, and VII.)
  5. Demonstrates an awareness of major global scientific issues and appreciate the interconnectedness of the global system. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, V, VI and VII.)
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Requirements

Composite Science Education Earth Science Courses

GEOL 105Physical Geology

3

GEOL 105LPhysical Geology Lab

1

GEOL 106The Earth Through Time

3

GEOL 106LThe Earth Through Time Lab

1

GEOL 311/GEOG 311Process Geomorphology

4

GEOL 320Hydrogeology

3

GEOL 330Physical Geology of North Dakota

3

PHYS 110Introductory Astronomy

3

PHYS 110LIntroductory Astronomy Lab

1

SCNC 315Weather and Climate

3

BIOL 150General Biology I

3

BIOL 150LGeneral Biology I Lab

1

BIOL 151General Biology II

3

BIOL 151LGeneral Biology II Lab

1

BIOL 305General Microbiology

4

CHEM 116Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry

3

CHEM 116LIntroduction to Organic and Biochemistry Lab

1

CHEM 121General Chemistry I

4

CHEM 121LGeneral Chemistry I Lab

1

CHEM 122General Chemistry II

4

CHEM 122LGeneral Chemistry II Lab

1

CHEM 300Environmental Chemistry

1

MATH 103College Algebra

4

MATH 105Trigonometry

2

MATH 305Probability and Statistics

4

 

PHYS 211College Physics I

3

And

PHYS 211LCollege Physics I Lab

1

Or

PHYS 251University Physics I

4

And

PHYS 251LUniversity Physics I Lab

1

 

PHYS 212College Physics II

3

And

PHYS 212LCollege Physics II Lab

1

Or

PHYS 252University Physics II

4

And

PHYS 252LUniversity Physics II Lab

1

 

SCNC 480Lab Practicum

1

SEED 490SSecondary Education Science Methods

3

Total Credit Hours: 74-76