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Important Note

The requirements listed apply only to students admitted to the 5-year extended teacher education program who began the program in fall 2010 and earlier. Requirements for the new 4-year program that apply to students who were admitted in spring 2011 and later are available from the School of Education Advising Center, soeadvising@ku.edu.

Middle (5-8) Science Major

General Education Requirements

Courses marked with an asterisk (*) are required for admission.

*1ANTH 108 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (4) or
ANTH 160 The Varieties of Human Experience (3)
3-4
*BIOL 100 Principles of Biology (3) and
BIOL 102 Principles of Biology Laboratory (1)
4
*COMS 130 Speaker-Audience Communication 3
*Cultural achievement course (see a pre-education adviser for a list of options) 3
*ENGL 101 Composition 3
*ENGL 102 Critical Reading and Writing 3
*GEOG 100 World Regional Geography 3
*HIST 128 History of the United States Through the Civil War (3) or
HIST 129 History of the United States After the Civil War (3)
3
*MATH 101 Algebra (3) or
MATH 104 Precalculus Mathematics (5)
3-5
*MATH 105, MATH 106, MATH 115 or higher 3
*PSYC 104 General Psychology 3
HSES 260 Personal and Community Health 3
A physical science course with laboratory (GEOG 104/GEOG 105, GEOL 101/GEOL 103, PHSX 111/PHSX 116, CHEM 125 or CHEM 184, ATMO 105, ASTR 191/ASTR 196) 4-5
1SOC 130 Comparative Societies (3) or
SOC 104 Elements of Sociology (3)
3
*C&T 100 Introduction to the Education Profession 3
ELPS 200 Making Connections Between Schools and Community 3

1Acceptable combinations include ANTH 108/SOC 130, ANTH 160/SOC 104, and ANTH 160/SOC 130.

Major Requirements

ASTR 191 Contemporary Astronomy (3) and
ASTR 196 Introductory Astronomy Laboratory (1)
4
ATMO 105 Introductory Meteorology 5
BIOL 150 Principles of Molecular and Cellular Biology 4
BIOL 152 Principles of Organismal Biology 4
CHEM 184 Foundations of Chemistry I
5
CHEM 188 Foundations of Chemistry II 5
GEOL 101 Introduction to Geology (3) and
GEOL 103 Geology Fundamentals Laboratory (2)
5
GEOL 304 Historical Geology 2
HIST _____ history of science course 3
*MATH 101 Algebra (3) and MATH 103 Trigonometry (2) or
MATH 104 Precalculus Mathematics (5) or
MATH 121 Calculus I (5)
5
PHSX 114 College Physics I 4
PHSX 115 College Physics II 4
PHSX 116 Introductory Physics Laboratory 1
Elective in science (300 level or higher) 3
Undergraduate science research course (300 level or higher) 3

Teacher Education Courses

ELPS 302 Educational Technology in Middle/Secondary Education 3
C&T 324 Curriculum and the Learner in the Middle School and High School 3
C&T 325 Education in a Multicultural Society 3
C&T 430 Teaching Literature for Young Adults 3
C&T 442 Teaching Science in the Middle/Secondary Schools 3
C&T 448 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3
ELPS 450 Foundations of Education 3
PRE 306 Development and Learning of the Adolescent 3
PRE 456 Managing and Motivating Learners in the Middle and Secondary Classroom 3
SPED 326 Teaching Exceptional Children and Youth in General Education 3

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