Education-Associate Degree, Secondary Science Concentration

Note: Any education course more than seven years old taken at NMSU or at another institution will not be counted toward the student’s undergraduate program. A student may ask for a review of this time limit by the appropriate department. The department head and/or faculty may recommend accepting a course that is seven years old with approval from the Dean’s office. Any course not approved must be repeated by the student.

Students must have an overall GPA of 2.5 and a C- or better in all courses.

Total Credits Required for Secondary Science Concentration: 60

Area I: Communication
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition 14
ENGL 211GWriting in the Humanities and Social Sciences 13
COMM 265GPrinciples of Human Communication3
or COMM 253G Public Speaking
Area II: Mathematics
MATH 121GCollege Algebra3
or MATH 190G Trigonometry and Precalculus
MATH 142GCalculus for the Biological and Management Sciences 23
or MATH 191G Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Area III: Laboratory Science
BIOL 111G
111GL
Natural History of Life
and Natural History of Life Laboratory
4
BIOL 211G
211GL
Cellular and Organismal Biology
and Cellular and Organismal Biology Laboratory
4
CHEM 111GGeneral Chemistry I4
CHEM 112GGeneral Chemistry II4
Choose one from the following4
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory
4
Engineering Physics I
and Engineering Physics I Laboratory
4
Choose one from the following4
General Physics II
and General Physics II Laboratory
4
Engineering Physics II
and Engineering Physics II Laboratory
4
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Science
C EP 110GHuman Growth and Behavior3
GEOG 112GWorld Regional Geography3
or GEOG 120G Culture and Environment
Choose one course from different department in Social/Behavioral Science area of the NM Common Core 33
Area V: Humanities and Fine Art
Choose one from the following3
Roots of Modern Europe3
Modern Europe3
Making History3
Global History to 15003
Global History Since 15003
Introduction to Early American History3
Introduction to Recent American History3
Choose One from the following3
Orientation in Art3
Visual Concepts3
Introduction to Art History I3
Introduction to Art History II3
An Introduction to Music3
The Art of Wondering3
The Quest for God3
Introduction to Philosophy3
Informal Logic3
The World of Theatre3
College of Education Requirements
EDLT 268Integrating Technology with Teaching3
EDUC 281Introduction to Secondary Education and Youth3
Total Credits61
1

Pre/co-requisites for Teacher Education Program (TEP).

2

 MATH 192G Calculus and Analytic Geometry II or MATH 291G Calculus and Analytic Geometry III are acceptable substitutes.

3

 A full list of NM Common Core Classes can be found in the General Information section of this catalog.

Education MAP - Secondary Science Concentration

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
BIOL 111G
111GL
Natural History of Life
and Natural History of Life Laboratory
4
CHEM 111G General Chemistry I 4
ENGL 111G Rhetoric and Composition 4
MATH 121G
College Algebra
or Trigonometry and Precalculus
3
 Credits15
Spring
BIOL 211G
211GL
Cellular and Organismal Biology
and Cellular and Organismal Biology Laboratory
4
COMM 253G
Public Speaking
or Principles of Human Communication
3
EDUC 281 Introduction to Secondary Education and Youth 3
ENGL 211G Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences 3
MATH 142G
Calculus for the Biological and Management Sciences
or Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
3
 Credits16
Second Year
Fall
C EP 110G Human Growth and Behavior 3
CHEM 112G General Chemistry II 4
Humanities/Fine Arts (see degree requirements) 6
Choose one of the following: 4
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory
 
Engineering Physics I
and Engineering Physics I Laboratory
 
 Credits17
Spring
EDLT 268 Integrating Technology with Teaching 3
GEOG 112G
World Regional Geography
or Culture and Environment
3
Social/Behavioral Science (see degree requirements) 3
Choose one of the following: 4
General Physics II
and General Physics II Laboratory
 
Engineering Physics II
and Engineering Physics II Laboratory
 
 Credits13
 Total Credits61