Secondary Education - General Science 6-12 (Bachelor of Science in Education)

Successful completion of this program includes meeting all requirements and earning a passing score on the edTPA portfolio during the internship semester.  Upon completion of this program and any state-required Praxis Subject Assessments, a student will be eligible to apply for the baccalaureate level Professional Certificate which provides teacher certification for General Science (6-12).  Teacher Education Programs may be altered to meet changes in federal and Alabama State Department of Education regulations.

In addition to courses noted below, candidates for graduation must successfully complete all JSU Academic Regulations. More information about general education requirements can be found in the Summary of Degrees/Requirements section of the catalog.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHours
EH Composition sequence 3
EH 141 Speech 3
BY 101
BY 103
Introductory Biology I
and Introductory Biology Lab I
4
MS 113 Precalculus Trigonometry 3
Social/Behavioral Science 3
SSC 101 First Year Experience 0
 Hours16
Spring
EH Composition sequence 3
Fine Arts 3
BY 102
BY 104
Introductory Biology II
and Introductory Biology Lab II
4
Social/Behavioral Science 3
MS 204 Basic Statistics 3
 Hours16
Sophomore
Fall
Literature sequence 3
CY 105
CY 107
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry Laboratory I
4
History Sequence 3
BY 260 Human Biology 4
BY 322 Genetics (WI) 4
 Hours18
Spring
Literature sequence 3
CY 106
CY 108
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry Laboratory II
4
History Sequence 3
BY 323 Microbiology 4
ESE 329 Adolescent Development and Behavior 3
 Hours17
Junior
Fall
BY 332 Ecology 4
GY 210 Earth and Space Science 3
PHS 201
PHS 203
College Physics I
and College Physics Laboratory Techniques I
4
ED 302 Introductory Foundations in Teacher Education (WI) 3
SPE 300 Survey of Exceptional Children and Youth 3
 Hours17
Spring
BY 373 Cell Biology 4
PHS 202
PHS 204
College Physics II
and College Physics Laboratory Techniques II
4
ESE 304 Curriculum Planning and Learning Styles 3
ESE 306 Integrated Instructional Design 3
ESE 383 Content Literacy 3
 Hours17
Senior
Fall
BY 303 Biological Conservation 3
BY 440 Evolutionary Biology 4
ESE 423 Teaching General Science 3
ESE 444 Assessment 3
ESE 450 Classroom Management and Diversity in Secondary Education 3
ESE 485 Senior Practicum 3
 Hours19
Spring
ED 495 Internship in Education 6
ED 496 Reflective Practices in Education (WI) 3
 Hours9
 Total Hours129