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Required Coursework: Biological Sciences Concentration

 

SINGLE SUBJECT TEACHING CREDENTIAL IN SCIENCE

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES CONCENTRATION

 

 

THE FOLLOWING BREADTH COURSES ARE REQUIRED:

Astronomy 100 Astronomy (3)

Biology 211&211L Evolution and Diversity (4)

Biology 212 & 212L Intro to Cell&Molecular Bio (4)

Biology 213 & 213L Intro to Ecology&Physio (4)

Chemistry 111A General Chemistry I (5)

Chemistry 111B General Chemistry II (5)

Geology 106 Earth Science for Teachers    (4)

ScEd 403 Seminar Integrated Sci (2) Fall only

ScEd 404 Nature of Science & Scientific Reasoning for Secondary Science Teachers  Spring only (3)

 

ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

Physics 100A General Physics (4)

Physics 151 Mechanics & Heat (4)

 

ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

Physics 100B General Physics (4)

Physics 152 Electricity & Magnetism (4)

 

ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

Math 119A Survey of Calculus (3)

Math 122 Calculus I (4)

 

TOTAL BREADTH COURSES:     42-43 Units

 
 
 

THE FOLLOWING BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES SPECIALIZATION COURSES ARE REQUIRED:

Biology 260 Biostatistics (3)

Biology 312 Evolutionary Biology (3)

Biology 340 Molecular Cell Biology (3)

Biology 345 Comparative Animal Biology (3)

Biology 350 General Ecology (3)

Biology 370 General Genetics (4)

 

ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

Biology 439 Plant Morphology (4)

Biology 447 Plant Physiology (3)

 

TOTAL REQUIRED

CONCENTRATION COURSES:                   26 Units

 

All courses listed here

OR CSET

#118, 119, 120


 
 
 

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION COURSES ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL SCIENCE TEACHERS REGARDLESS OF THEIR AREA OF CONCENTRATION:

 

* NOTE:  EDSS 300C is prerequisite to ALL OTHER Professional Education courses (EDSE and EDSS)

EDSS 300C Introduction to Teaching (Science) (3)

EDSE 435 U. S. Secondary Schools:  Intercultural Education (3)

EDSE 436 Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment & Classroom Management (3)

EDSE 457 Reading and Writing in Secondary Schools (3)

EDSS 450 C Curriculum and Methods in Teaching Science (3)

H SC 411B Health Science for Secondary Teachers (3)

EdSP 355B Education of Exceptional Individuals (3)

EdP 301 or 302 or 305 Child/Adolescent Development/Educational Psychology (3)

 
 

STUDENT TEACHING: (EDSS 472 A, B, & C  --  15 units)

(EDSS 473 – 2 units)

 

Visit the Science Education Credential website for more information: scienceteaching.org

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: This subject matter program is subject to change. Please be in contact with the Single Subject Science Credential Advisor.

 

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last updated — Nov 17, 2016