Secondary Education - Bachelor of Science in Education

General education and professional education requirements are similar for all degree programs in the College of Education. Students should meet with an advisor to plan appropriate general education courses for a secondary education major.

Teaching Field: Language Arts

General Education
Area I: English and Communication 1
Rhetoric and Composition4
Area II: Mathematics
College Algebra3
Trigonometry and Precalculus
Mathematics Appreciation3
Calculus for the Biological and Management Sciences
Area III: Laboratory Sciences (8 credits, with two different subject codes)
The Planets4
Introduction to Astronomy
Human Biology
Natural History of Life
Cellular and Organismal Biology
Principles and Applications of Chemistry4
General Chemistry I4
General Chemistry II4
Introductory to Geology4
The Dynamic Earth4
Geography of the Natural Environment4
Area IV: Social and Behavorial Sciences
Human Growth and Behavior3
Media and Society3
Choose one from the following:
Human Ancestors3
Introduction to World Cultures3
Introduction to Anthropology3
Introduction to Archaeology and Physical Anthropology3
Introduction to Language and Cultural Anthropology3
World Regional Geography3
Culture and Environment3
American National Government3
Introduction to Political Science3
American Political Issues3
International Political Issues3
Introductory Sociology3
Contemporary Social Problems3
Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts
Roots of Modern Europe3
Modern Europe
Introduction to Early American History3
Introduction to Recent American History
The World of Theatre3
Viewing a Wider World6
Information Literacy3
Core Courses
COMM 253GPublic Speaking3
or COMM 265G Principles of Human Communication
ENGL 311GAdvanced Composition3
or ENGL 318G Advanced Technical and Professional Communication
ENGL 251Survey of American Literature I3
or ENGL 252 Survey of American Literature II
ENGL 271Survey of English Literature I3
or ENGL 272 Survey of English Literature II
ENGL 310Critical Writing3
Select one from the following:3
Chicana/o Literature3
American Indian Literature3
Women Writers3
Southwestern Literature3
Select one from the following:3
British Romanticism3
Literature of the American Renaissance3
Modern and Contemporary American Poetry3
Modern British Fiction3
Ethnic Studies in US Literature and Culture3
Latino/a Literature and Culture3
Advanced Study in English Literature3
Women's Literature3
Middle English Textual Cultures3
Shakespeare I3
Shakespeare II
Select one from the following:3
Writing in the Workplace3
Technical Editing3
Computers and Writing3
ENGL 416Approaches to Literature3
ENGL 470Approaches to Composition3
ENGL Elective 400+3
Total Credits39
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 Other requirements are met by finishing the Language Arts Teaching Field.

Concentration: Secondary Education- Math

General Education
Area I: English and Communication
Rhetoric and Composition4
Choose one from the following:
Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences3
Advanced Composition3
Advanced Technical and Professional Communication3
Choose one from the following:
Public Speaking3
Principles of Human Communication3
Effective Leadership and Communication in Agricultural Organizations3
Area II: Mathematics (completed with the Math Concentration)
Area III: Laboratory Sciences
Choose one from the following:
General Physics I
Engineering Physics I
Choose one from the following:
General Physics II
Engineering Physics II
Area IV: Social and Behavioral Sciences
Human Growth and Behavior3
One Economics course:
Introduction to Economics3
Principles of Macroeconomics3
Principles of Microeconomics3
One from the following:
Human Ancestors3
Introduction to World Cultures3
Introduction to Anthropology3
Introduction to Archaeology and Physical Anthropology3
Introduction to Language and Cultural Anthropology3
World Regional Geography3
Culture and Environment3
American National Government3
Introduction to Political Science3
American Political Issues3
International Political Issues3
Introductory Sociology3
Contemporary Social Problems3
Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts
Roots of Modern Europe3
Modern Europe
Introduction to Early American History3
Introduction to Recent American History
Choose one from the following:
Orientation in Art3
Dance Appreciation3
An Introduction to Music3
History of Jazz in Popular Music: A Blending of Cultures3
The World of Theatre3
Viewing a Wider World6
Information Literacy3
Required Courses
MATH 191GCalculus and Analytic Geometry I4
MATH 192GCalculus and Analytic Geometry II4
MATH 291GCalculus and Analytic Geometry III3
C S 111Computer Science Principles4
E T 182Digital Logic3
MATH 279Introduction to Higher Mathematics3
MATH 280Introduction to Linear Algebra3
MATH 392Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations3
STAT 371Statistics for Engineers and Scientists I3
or A ST 311 Statistical Applications
Math elective 300+ or A ST 3113
Math elective 300+3
Total Credits42

Concentration: General Science

General Education
Area I: English and Communication
Rhetoric and Composition4
Choose one from the following:
Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences3
Advanced Composition3
Advanced Technical and Professional Communication3
Choose one from the following:
Public Speaking3
Principles of Human Communication3
Effective Leadership and Communication in Agricultural Organizations3
Area II: Mathematics
College Algebra3
Trigonometry and Precalculus
Calculus for the Biological and Management Sciences3
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Area III: Laboratory Sciences (completed with the Science Concentration)
Area IV: Social and Behavioral Sciences
Human Growth and Behavior3
World Regional Geography3
Culture and Environment
Choose one from the following:
Human Ancestors3
Introduction to World Cultures3
Introduction to Anthropology3
Introduction to Archaeology and Physical Anthropology3
Introduction to Language and Cultural Anthropology3
Introductory Sociology3
Contemporary Social Problems3
Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts
Choose three courses from three different departments (within this area) with the "G" designation
Viewing a Wider World6
Information Literacy3
Core Courses
BIOL 111GNatural History of Life3
BIOL 111GLNatural History of Life Laboratory1
BIOL 211GCellular and Organismal Biology3
BIOL 211GLCellular and Organismal Biology Laboratory1
CHEM 111GGeneral Chemistry I4
CHEM 112GGeneral Chemistry II4
Select one from the following:4
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory
4
Mechanics
and Experimental Mechanics
4
Engineering Physics I
and Engineering Physics I Laboratory
4
General Physics for Life Sciences I
and Laboratory to General Physics for Life Science I
4
Select one from the following:4
General Physics II
and General Physics II Laboratory 1
4
Electricity and Magnetism
and Electricity and Magnetism Laboratory
4
Engineering Physics II
and Engineering Physics II Laboratory
4
General Physics for Life Sciences II
and Laboratory to General Physics for Life Sciences II
4
BIOL 301Principles of Ecology3
BIOL 305Principles of Genetics3
BIOL 467Evolution3
BIOL 300+ Plant Science Elective3
Total Credits42

Concentration: Secondary Ed- Social Studies

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General Education
Area I: English and Communication
Rhetoric and Composition4
Choose one from the following:
Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences3
Advanced Composition3
Advanced Technical and Professional Communication3
Choose one from the following:
Public Speaking3
Principles of Human Communication3
Effective Leadership and Communication in Agricultural Organizations3
Area II: Mathematics
College Algebra3
Trigonometry and Precalculus
Mathematics Appreciation3
Calculus for the Biological and Management Sciences
Area III: Laboratory Sciences (choose two from two different subjects):
The Planets4
Introduction to Astronomy
Human Biology
Contemporary Problems in Biology4
Natural History of Life
Cellular and Organismal Biology
Principles and Applications of Chemistry4
General Chemistry I4
General Chemistry II4
Introductory to Geology4
The Dynamic Earth4
Geography of the Natural Environment4
Area IV: Social and Behavioral Sciences:
Human Growth and Behavior3
Culture and Environment3
American National Government3
Introduction to Political Science
Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts:
Global History to 15003
Global History Since 1500
East Asia to 16003
East Asia since 1600
Islamic Civilizations to 18003
Islamic Civilizations since 1800
Viewing a Wider World6
Information Literacy3
Core Courses
ECON 251GPrinciples of Macroeconomics3
ECON 252GPrinciples of Microeconomics3
GEOG 281Map Use: Reading, Analysis and Interpretation3
HIST 101GRoots of Modern Europe3
or HIST 102G Modern Europe
HIST 201GIntroduction to Early American History3
HIST 202GIntroduction to Recent American History3
HIST 368Teaching History3
HIST 386New Mexico History3
GOVT, ECON, GEOG, or HIST Elective 300+3
HIST Elective 300+3
Total Credits36