Feb 23, 2024  
2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Secondary Education - Earth Science Option, BSE (41-695, E280) (4 Year Guide)

This guide is valid for this Undergraduate Catalog only and is subject to change. This guide is a recommendation only and your actual program may vary. The time it takes to complete a degree and the sequence in which courses are taken will depend on any credits transferred to UCM and on placement in math and writing. See the current Undergraduate Catalog for a complete listing of academic policies, curriculum, prerequisites, and course descriptions.

Suggested Schedule

Semester Total: 16-18 Hrs

Semester Total: 17 Hrs

Semester Total: 15 Hrs

Semester Total: 17-18 Sem. Hours

(Successfully complete MoGEA exam by end of this semester)

Semester Total: 16-18 Hrs

Semester Total: 14 Hrs

Junior Year - Summer Semester

Semester Total: 9 Hrs

Semester Total: 14 Hrs

Semester Total: 12 Hrs

(All non-student teaching coursework and tests must be successfully completed by the start of this semester for enrollment in student teaching.)

Secondary Ed - Earth Science Option, BS in Ed. Degree - 130-135 Hours

  • * AE 1400  (1 hr) is highly recommended for academic success. AE 1400  is a free choice elective, however this major does not require any free choice electives.
  • ** This course is offered in alternate Spring semesters.
  • *** These courses must be taken concurrently.
  • 10 This course fulfills Competency 10 - Integration in the General Education program. The hours count in the major, not in general education.
  • The Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA) is an exam required of all Teacher Education students. Students must pass all areas of the MoGEA for admission to the Teacher Education Program. Students should take and successfully complete the MoGEA before completion of their sophomore year (60 earned hours). See your academic advisor to discuss the classes needed to prepare for the exam.
  • Teacher Education candidates must take the appropriate Missouri Content Assessment (MoCA) for their certification area before they can student teach, and must pass it in order to be recommended for certification. Information and registration is available on the MEGA website: http://www.mo.nesinc.com/.
  • See www.ucmo.edu/cert for statement and information (including application) on admission to teacher education. Full admission is required before student teaching and enrollment in professional education classes. The application for student teaching is due approximately one year in advance.