Geology, Minor - Teaching

Teaching (Code 160-402)

Twenty-four semester credits, including:
Select one of the following:4
Earth Science
Physical Geology
Environmental Geology
Societal Issues in Earth Science
Required:
GEOL 312Mineralogy and Petrology I5
GEOL 320Sedimentology and Stratigraphy4
GEOL 418Earth History4
GEOL 468Computers in Geology1
GEOL 470Field Geology I3
Select remaining credits from the following:
Any geology course numbered 300 or higher
Astronomy-Solar System
Astronomy-Stars and Galaxies
Introduction to Geomorphology
Climatology
Soils and the Environment
Environmental Hazards
Watershed Analysis
Fluvial Processes and Landforms

This minor is restricted to students in the College of Education and Human Sciences: Education Studies: Option B or C and leads to licensure to teach Earth and Space Science in Early Adolescence through Adolescence classrooms. Students are advised to combine this minor with a Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Physics-Math teaching major in order to be prepared for the Praxis II content test. Successful completion of this broad-based science test is required for certification to teach in this field. When combined with a Biology Teaching major, ES 359 is also required for EA-A licensure.