Bachelor of Science - Education - Subject Endorsement in Earth and Space Science (Grades 7-12)

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Students must complete the following program in addition to the Professional Education and Essential Studies requirements. It is strongly recommended that students pursuing this endorsement complete

  • MATH 138 APPLIED CALCULUS as the Essential Studies SLO #4 requirement and
  • GEOS 437 WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES to fulfill the Essential Studies SLO #9 requirement.

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.

Essential Studies
Professional Education Requirements
Core Requirements
BIOL 136
136L
BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE
and BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE LAB
3
CHEM 140
140L
SURVEY OF CHEMISTRY
and SURVEY OF CHEMISTRY LAB 1
4
GEOS 137ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY3
GEOS 231
231L
PHYSICAL GEOLOGY
and PHYSICAL GEOLOGY LAB
4
GEOS 233
233L
ASTRONOMY
and ASTRONOMY LABORATORY
3
GEOS 234
234L
EARTH SYSTEM HISTORY
and EARTH SYSTEM HISTORY LAB
4
GEOS 310CAPSTONE I: RESEARCH SEMINAR1
GEOS 320SUPERVISED STUDY IN LAB AND FIELD METHODS1-2
GEOS 334METEOROLOGY3
GEOS 401CAPSTONE II: SENIOR RESEARCH1
GEOS 410CAPSTONE III: SENIOR RES THESIS1
GEOS 431GEOLOGY OF WATER RESOURCES3
GEOS 434INTRODUCTION TO OCEANOGRAPHY3
Select one of the following:4-5
COLLEGE PHYSICS I
and COLLEGE PHYSICS I LAB
UNIVERSITY PHYSICS I
and UNIVERSITY PHYSICS I LAB
Biology Electives1
Upper division Geoscience Electives3
Total Credits42-44
1

 CHEM 131/131L and CHEM 132/132L may be substituted for CHEM 140/140L.  See Geoscience advisor.  

To obtain a departmental recommendation, the student must complete a minimum of 9 hours from Chadron State College in BIOL, CHEM, GEOS, or PHYS.