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 Jax MIX requirements and Alabama Transfers equivalents can be found in their respective section of the catalog.

To become eligible for the Teacher Education Program and upper division education courses, please refer to the Steps to Apply or speak with the Office of Accreditation, Certification, and Partnership Initiatives, room 405 in Pod 4 of the CEPS Complex.

Plan of Study Grid
Jax MIX Communication: EH Composition sequence 3
EH 141 Speech (Jax MIX Communication) 3
BY 101
BY 103
Introductory Biology I
and Introductory Biology Lab I (Jax MIX Inquiry)
MS 113 Precalculus Trigonometry (or higher excluding MS 204 - Jax MIX Communication) 3
Jax MIX Experience: Social/Behavioral Science 3
SSC 101 First Year Experience 0
Jax MIX Communication: EH Composition sequence 3
Jax MIX Expression: Fine Arts 3
BY 102
BY 104
Introductory Biology II
and Introductory Biology Lab II (Jax MIX Inquiry)
Jax MIX Experience: Social/Behavioral Science 3
MS 204 Basic Statistics 3
Jax MIX Expression: Literature 1 3
Jax MIX Experience: History 1 3
BY 260 Human Biology 4
BY 322 Genetics (WI) 4
CY 105
CY 107
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry Laboratory I
Jax MIX Expression 1 3
Jax MIX Experience 1 3
BY 323 Microbiology 4
CY 106
CY 108
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry Laboratory II
ESE 329 Adolescent Development and Behavior 3
BY 332 Ecology 4
GY 210 Earth and Space Science 3
PHS 201
PHS 203
College Physics I
and College Physics Laboratory Techniques I
ED 302 Introductory Foundations in Teacher Education (WI) 3
SPE 300 Survey of Exceptional Children and Youth 3
BY 373 Cell Biology 4
PHS 202
PHS 204
College Physics II
and College Physics Laboratory Techniques II
ESE 304 Curriculum Planning and Learning Styles 3
ESE 306 Integrated Instructional Design 3
ESE 383 Content Literacy 3
BY 303 Biological Conservation 3
BY 324 Introduction to Evolutionary Biology 3
BY Elective 1
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
ED 495 Internship in Education 6
ED 496 Reflective Practices in Education (WI) 3
 Total Hours129