Composite Science Major (4-8)

The composite science major (4-8) is available only for students seeking teacher certification in composite science with a specialization in middle school (4-8). All students must complete the Liberal Arts Core in addition to the below listed coursework.

Courses Taken After Admission to Teacher Certification Program:
Course No. Course Name Hours
EDBI 4304 Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language 3
EDRE 4330 Teaching content Area Reading Skills 3
EDSP 4302 Survey of Exceptional Children 3
EDSP 4311 Diagnostic and Prescriptive Teaching for Exceptional Children 3
EDUC 4100 TExES State Certification Exam Preparation Seminar 1
EDUC 4306 Educational Applications of Technology 3
EDUC 4311 Curriculum & Instruction in the Secondary School 3
EDUC 4320 Teaching Methodology for Secondary Teachers 3
EDUC 4400 Student Teaching Seminar 4
EDUC 4893 Student Teaching in the Middle School Grades 8
INDC 4350 Essential Elements of Science 3
Composite Science (4-8)
BIOL 2454 General Biology I 4
BIOL 2455 General Biology II 4
BIOL 3301 Cellular and Molecular Biology 3
BIOL 3404 Environmental Science 4
CHEM 1404 Introductory Chemistry  
CHEM 1411 Chemistry of Our World 4
CHEM 2415 General Chemistry I 4
PHYS 1401 Physics for the Liberal Arts Mind *LACC
PHYS 1411 Astronomy and the Universe 4
  A minimum of 5 hours upper level elective from one or more of the following: BIOL, CHEM or PHYS 5
*LACC indicates courses that have been taken in the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.