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2008-09 NSU Undergraduate Catalog 
2008-09 NSU Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Science Education B.S.E.

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*These courses should be taken as a part of the General Education requirements.

Total 29 hours

Professional Education courses listed in a Block should be taken concurrently.

These education courses are not in a block

Block II

(5 hours; Concurrent enrollment in SCI 4513 required. This block should be taken the semester immediately before the Final Internship and graduation.)

Block III

(12 hours; all other coursework should be completed before enrolling in the Block III courses listed below.)

Requirements for admission to Teacher Education and Internships are listed by the College of Education. Science Education Candidates must pass the Oklahoma Subject Area Test in Physical Science, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science or Physics before they can do their Final Internship.

Total 32 hours

Select one of the following areas of emphasis


Professional Portfolio

All students pursuing initial teacher certification in secondary science are required to develop a portfolio which documents their accomplishments, learning, and strengths related to the competencies, standards, and outcomes established by the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation, the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, the Oklahoma State Department of Education, and the National Science Teacher Association Standards for Teacher Preparation.

Liberal Arts and Science Courses

# – Liberal Arts & Sciences Courses

Policies of the College of Science and Health Professions

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY: English proficiency is a graduation requirement. Components I and II of English proficiency should be met with grades of C or better prior to the completion of 60 credit hours.
UPPER DIVISION CREDIT: Total hours must include at least 40 hours of credit in courses numbered 3000 and above.
LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES: At least 55 semester credit hours are required in the Liberal Arts and Sciences


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