The secondary teacher licensure program qualifies a student for a Colorado standard teaching license in science education.
Completion of requirements for a bachelor’s degree, including general education requirements, 120 credits of acceptable coursework, and at least 42 upper-division credits.
- A minimum of 120 academic (non-PE) semester hours of credit.
- At least 42 academic credits must be upper division (300- to 400-level).
- A cumulative scholastic average of 2.0.
- General education courses must be completed with an average GPA of at least 2.0.
- All general education, major, minor, area of concentration, or teacher licensure requirements must be satisfied.
- All students must demonstrate writing proficiency by the end of the sophomore year.
- No D grade may apply to a major or minor field.
Completion of the secondary teacher licensure requirements.
Bachelor of Arts with Secondary Education Licensure
Completion of the following required courses:
- GSCI 109: Dynamic Earth (4 hours)
- GSCI 112: Earth History (4 hours)
- GSCI 321: Geomorphology w. Env Applic (4 hours)
- GSCI 331: Macro and Optical Mineralogy (5 hours)
- GSCI 334: Igneous/Metamorphic Petrology (5 hours)
- GSCI 343: Sedimentology and Stratigraphy (4 hours)
- GSCI 371: Structural Geology (4 hours)
Completion of required support courses:
- BIOL 209: General Biology I / Lab (5 hours)
- CHEM 131: General Chemistry GT-SC1 (4 hours) AND CHEM 131L: General Chemistry Lab (1 hours)
- ED 350: Methods of Teaching Science-Sec (3 hours)
- GSCI 300: World Geography (3 hours)
- MATH 107: Trig & Analytic Geometry (3 hours)
- PHYS 110: Intro to Astronomy (3 hours)
- PHYS 225: College Physics I GT-SC1 (5 hours)
- CSCI 104: Fundamentals of Programming (3 hours)
- MATH 205: Intro to Statistical Methods (3 hours)
- GSCI 201: Intro to Cartography and GIS (3 hours)
- GSCI 123: Geology of the San Luis Valley (1 hours)