BS in Education - Geography 6-12 Major

Additional Graduation Requirements

General Education Component

Area I (Written Composition)6
Area II (Humanities and Fine Arts)12
Two literature courses in sequence (EN 211/ EN 212, EN 221/EN 222, EN 231/EN 232, EN 233/EN 234)
One Fine Arts Elective
Fundamentals of Speech
Area III (Natural Sciences and Mathematics)11
Area IV (History, Social and Behavioral Sciences)12
Human Growth and Development 1
Area V6-7
Microcomputer Course
Statistics Course
Total Hours47-48

Professional Education Secondary (Grades 6-12)

Note:  ASBI/FBI background clearance is a prerequisite for all Professional Education Courses.
ED 292Preprofessional Seminar and Laboratory Expereince1
ED 381Instructional Technology for the High School 13
ED 375Content Literacy3
EEX 340Introduction to Students with Exceptional Learning Needs3
HI 303History and Social Sciences3
ED 333WLearning Theories and Student Development3
ED 382Curriculum and Teaching I3
ED 401Evaluation of Teaching and Learning3
ED 477Curriculum and Teaching II4
ED 482High School Student Internship12
Total Hours38

ALSDE/NCATE Approved Teaching Field: General Science

GE 102Global Environments and Societies3
GE 111Physical Geography: Weather and Climate4
GE 112Physical Geography-Landforms4
GE 225Maps and Map Interpretation3
GE 260People, Place, and Culture3
GE 300WHistory and Philosophy of Geography3
GE 325Cartography3
GE 384Geographic Information Systems4
3 hours of regional geography electives (300-400 level)3
21 hours of 300-400 level geography courses selected from the available courses (6 hours may be from a related discipline as recommended by an advisor)21
Total Hours51

Note:

  • Candidates may take the following professional education courses prior to admission to educator preparation: Preprofessional Seminar and Laboratory Expereince (ED 292), Content Literacy (ED 375), Instructional Technology for the High School (ED 381), Introduction to Students with Exceptional Learning Needs (EEX 340), and a content methods course.
  • Courses that are taken to fulfill general education requirements which are also included in a teaching field may count in both areas.
  • Candidates who plan to seek certification in another state should contact the State Department of Education in that state to find out whether or not a comparable certificate exists in that state.
  • All requirements must be completed with a minimum of 120 credit hours.