Effective Fall 2020

Freshman
AUCCCredits
CHEM 111General Chemistry I (GT-SC2)3A4
CHEM 112General Chemistry Lab I (GT-SC1)3A1
CHEM 113General Chemistry II 3
CHEM 114General Chemistry Lab II 1
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)1A3
GEOL 154Historical and Analytical Geology 4
Select one from the following: 3
Introduction to Astronomy (GT-SC2)3A 
Oceanography (GT-SC2)3A 
Select one group from the following: 4
Group A:  
Exploring Earth - Physical Geology (GT-SC2)3A 
Introductory Geology Laboratory (GT-SC1)3A 
Group B:  
Physical Geology for Scientists and Engineers3A 
Select one group from the following: 8
Group A:  
Calculus for Biological Scientists I (GT-MA1)1B 
Calculus for Biological Scientists II1B 
Group B:  
Calculus for Physical Scientists I (GT-MA1)1B 
Calculus for Physical Scientists II (GT-MA1)1B 
 Total Credits 31
Sophomore
 
EDUC 275Schooling in the United States (GT-SS3)3C3
EDUC 340Literacy and the Learner 3
GEOL 232Mineralogy 3
STAT 301Introduction to Applied Statistical Methods 3
Select one group from the following: 10
Group A:  
General Physics I (GT-SC1)3A 
General Physics II (GT-SC1)3A 
Group B:  
Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (GT-SC1)3A 
Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (GT-SC1)3A 
Select one Geology Elective course from the following: 3-4
The Solid Earth  
Paleontology  
Stratigraphy and Sedimentology  
Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology  
Structural Geology  
Modern Gas and Oil  
Environmental Geology  
Hydrogeology  
Historical Perspectives3D3
Science Elective1 3
 Total Credits 31-32
Junior
 
ATS 350Introduction to Weather and Climate 2
EDUC 350Instruction I-Individualization/Management 3
EDUC 386Practicum-Instruction I 1
EDUC 461ASecondary Science and Technology Education I 3
EDUC 461BSecondary Science and Technology Education II 3
GEOL 454Geomorphology 4
LIFE 102Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1)3A4
Select one Geology Elective course from the following: 3-4
The Solid Earth  
Paleontology  
Stratigraphy and Sedimentology  
Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology  
Structural Geology  
Modern Gas and Oil  
Environmental Geology  
Hydrogeology  
Advanced Writing23
Arts and Humanities3B3
Diversity and Global Awareness3E3
 Total Credits 32-33
Senior
 
EDUC 450Instruction II-Standards and Assessment 4
EDUC 485BStudent Teaching: Secondary4A,4B,4C11
EDUC 486EPracticum: Instruction II 1
EDUC 493ASeminar: Professional Relations4C1
LIFE 103Biology of Organisms-Animals and Plants (GT-SC1)3A4
Select one Geology Elective course from the following:  3-4
The Solid Earth  
Paleontology  
Stratigraphy and Sedimentology  
Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology  
Structural Geology  
Modern Gas and Oil  
Environmental Geology  
Hydrogeology  
Arts and Humanities3B3
 Total Credits 27-28
 Program Total Credits: 121-124

Distinctive Requirements for Degree Program:
All Geology Education majors must maintain a 2.75 GPA and receive a C or better in all content and education courses for licensure.  All course work must be completed prior to Student Teaching (AUCC 4A/4B/4C requirement).  Admission into the teacher licensure program is required for phase II education courses and above.
 

Freshman
Semester 1CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)  1A3
CHEM 111General Chemistry I (GT-SC2) X3A4
CHEM 112General Chemistry Lab I (GT-SC1) X3A1
Select one group from the following:   4
Group A:    
Exploring Earth - Physical Geology (GT-SC2)X 3A 
Introductory Geology Laboratory (GT-SC1)X 3A 
Group B:    
Physical Geology for Scientists and EngineersX 3A 
Select one course from the following:   4
Calculus for Biological Scientists I (GT-MA1) X1B 
Calculus for Physical Scientists I (GT-MA1) X1B 
GEOL 120/GEOL 121 or GEOL 150 must be completed by the end of Semester 1.X   
MATH 117, MATH 118 may be necessary for some students to fulfill pre-calculus requirements.X   
 Total Credits   16
Semester 2CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CHEM 113General Chemistry II X 3
CHEM 114General Chemistry Lab II X 1
GEOL 154Historical and Analytical GeologyX  4
Select one course from the following:   3
Introduction to Astronomy (GT-SC2)  3A 
Oceanography (GT-SC2)  3A 
Select one course from the following:   4
Calculus for Biological Scientists II X1B 
Calculus for Physical Scientists II (GT-MA1) X1B 
GEOL 154 must be completed by the end of Semester 2.X   
MATH 124, MATH 125, MATH 126 may be necessary for some students to fulfill pre-calculus requirements. X   
 Total Credits   15
Sophomore
Semester 3CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
GEOL 232MineralogyX  3
STAT 301Introduction to Applied Statistical Methods X 3
Select one course from the following:   5
General Physics I (GT-SC1) X3A 
Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (GT-SC1) X3A 
Historical Perspectives  3D3
Science Elective   3
CHEM 111, CHEM 112, GEOL 232 and MATH 155 or MATH 160 must be completed by the end of Semester 3.X   
 Total Credits   17
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
EDUC 275Schooling in the United States (GT-SS3)X 3C3
EDUC 340Literacy and the LearnerX  3
Select one course from the following:   3-4
The Solid Earth    
Paleontology    
Stratigraphy and Sedimentology    
Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology    
Structural Geology    
Modern Gas and Oil    
Environmental Geology    
Hydrogeology    
Select one course from the collowing:   5
General Physics II (GT-SC1) X3A 
Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (GT-SC1) X3A 
CO 150 and MATH 255 or MATH 161 must be completed by the end of Semester 4.X   
 Total Credits   14-15
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
ATS 350Introduction to Weather and Climate   2
EDUC 350Instruction I-Individualization/ManagementX  3
EDUC 386Practicum-Instruction IX  1
EDUC 461ASecondary Science and Technology Education IX  3
Select one course from the following: X 3-4
The Solid Earth X  
Paleontology X  
Stratigraphy and Sedimentology X  
Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology X  
Structural Geology X  
Modern Gas and Oil    
Environmental Geology X  
Hydrogeology X  
Diversity and Global Awareness  3E3
 Total Credits   15-16
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
EDUC 461BSecondary Science and Technology Education IIX  3
GEOL 454GeomorphologyX  4
LIFE 102Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1)X 3A4
Advanced Writing  23
Arts and Humanities  3B3
GEOL 454, LIFE 102 and PH121 or PH 142 must be completed by the end of Semester 6.X   
 Total Credits   17
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
EDUC 450Instruction II-Standards and AssessmentX  4
EDUC 486EPracticum: Instruction IIX  1
LIFE 103Biology of Organisms-Animals and Plants (GT-SC1)  3A4
Select one course from the following:   3-4
The Solid Earth    
Paleontology    
Stratigraphy and Sedimentology    
Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology    
Structural Geology    
Modern Gas and Oil    
Environmental Geology    
Hydrogeology    
Arts and Humanities  3B3
 Total Credits   15-16
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
EDUC 485BStudent Teaching: SecondaryX 4A,4B,4C11
EDUC 493ASeminar: Professional RelationsX 4C1
The benchmark courses for the 8th semester are the remaining courses in the entire program of study.X   
 Total Credits   12
 Program Total Credits:   121-124