Bachelor of Science – Education – Middle Level Education Academic Area in Sciences (Grades 5-9)

A student must complete the following program in addition to the Essential Studies, Professional Education Middle Levels requirements, and one other Content Area of Specialization requirements. It is recommended for students pursuing this endorsement to take GEOS 437 WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES to fulfill the Essential Studies requirement for student learning outcome number nine (SLO #9).

A final grade of “C” or better must be attained in all endorsement area courses. To obtain a departmental recommendation, the student must complete a minimum of 9 credit hours from Chadron State College in BIOL, CHEM, GEOS, or PHYS. The following course credits must be unduplicated, i.e. different from Essential Studies course credits taken:

Essential Studies
Professional Education Requirements
Core Requirements
BIOL 138
138L
GENERAL BIOLOGY: BOTANY
and GENERAL BIOLOGY: BOTANY LABORATORY
4
BIOL 139
139L
GENERAL BIOLOGY: ZOOLOGY
and GENERAL BIOLOGY: ZOOLOGY LABORATORY
4
CHEM 131
131L
COLLEGE CHEMISTRY I
and COLLEGE CHEMISTRY I LAB
4
CHEM 310CAPSTONE I: RESEARCH SEMINAR1
or GEOS 310 CAPSTONE I: RESEARCH SEMINAR
CHEM 401CAPSTONE II: SENIOR RESEARCH1
or GEOS 401 CAPSTONE II: SENIOR RESEARCH
GEOS 129PHYSICAL SCIENCE FOR ELEM AND MIDDLE GRADES TEACHER3
GEOS 231
231L
PHYSICAL GEOLOGY
and PHYSICAL GEOLOGY LAB
4
GEOS 234EARTH SYSTEM HISTORY3
PHYS 151
151L
COLLEGE PHYSICS I
and COLLEGE PHYSICS I LAB
4
Total Credits28