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. The below programs are labeled as Concentrations in the catalog and on student transcripts, but are also recognized at "Teaching Fields" for the Teacher Education Program.

Concentration: Secondary Education Language Arts

General Education
Area I: English and Communication 1
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition4
Area II: Mathematics
MATH 121GCollege Algebra3
or MATH 190G Trigonometry and Precalculus
MATH 210GMathematics Appreciation3
or MATH 142G Calculus for the Biological and Management Sciences
Area III: Laboratory Sciences
Choose two different subject areas8
The Planets4
Introduction to Astronomy
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory
4
Natural History of Life
and Natural History of Life Laboratory
4
Cellular and Organismal Biology
and Cellular and Organismal Biology Laboratory
4
Principles and Applications of Chemistry4
General Chemistry I4
General Chemistry II4
Introductory Geology4
The Dynamic Earth4
Geography of the Natural Environment4
Area IV: Social and Behavorial Sciences
C EP 110GHuman Growth and Behavior3
JOUR 105GMedia and Society3
Choose one from the following:3
Human Ancestors3
Introduction to World Cultures3
Introduction to Anthropology3
World Archaeology3
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
HIST 101GRoots of Modern Europe3
or HIST 102G Modern Europe
HIST 201GIntroduction to Early American History3
or HIST 202G Introduction to Recent American History
THTR 101GThe World of Theatre3
Viewing a Wider World (3 credits satisfied with content area courses)
LIB 311VInformation Literacy3
Education Core Courses
EDUC 281Introduction to Secondary Education and Youth3
EDUC 315Multicultural Education3
SPED 350Introduction to Special Education in a Diverse Society3
EDLT 368Integrating Technology with Teaching3
EDUC 381Secondary Field Experience3
EDUC 342Sheltered English Instruction for the ESL Classroom3
EDUC 495Directed Study Courses in Education (Data Literacy and Assessment)3
EDUC 475Contemporary Issues in Education3
EDUC 460Teaching Language Arts at the Middle and High School Level3
RDG 414Content Area Literacy3
SPED 480Secondary Curriculum, Methods, and Materials for Special Education in a Diverse Society3
EDUC 471Secondary Student Teaching9
EDUC 482Middle and High School Student Teaching Seminar3
Language Arts Content Area
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
Choose one from the following:3
Chicana/o Literature3
American Indian Literature3
Women Writers3
Southwestern Literature3
Choose one from the following:3
Chaucer3
British Romanticism3
Literature of the American Renaissance3
Modern and Contemporary American Poetry3
Modern British Fiction3
Latino/a Literature and Culture3
Advanced Study in English Literature3
Advanced Study in American Literature3
Women's Literature3
Middle English Textual Cultures3
ENGL 408Shakespeare I3
or ENGL 409 Shakespeare II
Select one from the following:3
Writing in the Workplace3
Technical Editing3
Advanced Study in Writing3
Computers and Writing3
ENGL 416Approaches to Literature3
ENGL 470Approaches to Composition3
ENGL Elective 400+3
Total Credits120
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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
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition4
Choose one from the following:3
Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences3
Advanced Composition3
Advanced Technical and Professional Communication3
Choose one from the following:3
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:4
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory
4
Engineering Physics I
and Engineering Physics I Laboratory
4
Choose one from the following:4
General Physics II
and General Physics II Laboratory
4
Engineering Physics II
and Engineering Physics II Laboratory
4
Area IV: Social and Behavioral Sciences
C EP 110GHuman Growth and Behavior3
Choose one of the following courses:3
Introduction to Economics3
Principles of Macroeconomics3
Principles of Microeconomics3
Choose one from the following:3
Human Ancestors3
Introduction to World Cultures3
Introduction to Anthropology3
World Archaeology3
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
HIST 101GRoots of Modern Europe3
or HIST 102G Modern Europe
HIST 201GIntroduction to Early American History3
or HIST 202G Introduction to Recent American History
Choose one from the following:3
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 World (3 credits satisfied with content area courses)
LIB 311VInformation Literacy3
Education Core Courses
EDUC 281Introduction to Secondary Education and Youth3
EDUC 315Multicultural Education3
SPED 350Introduction to Special Education in a Diverse Society3
EDLT 368Integrating Technology with Teaching3
EDUC 381Secondary Field Experience3
EDUC 342Sheltered English Instruction for the ESL Classroom3
EDUC 495Directed Study Courses in Education (Data Literacy and Assessment)3
EDUC 475Contemporary Issues in Education3
EDUC 462Teaching Mathematics at the Middle and High School Level3
RDG 414Content Area Literacy3
SPED 480Secondary Curriculum, Methods, and Materials for Special Education in a Diverse Society3
EDUC 471Secondary Student Teaching9
EDUC 482Middle and High School Student Teaching Seminar3
Math Content Area 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
STAT 371Statistics for Engineers and Scientists I3
or A ST 311 Statistical Applications
Math elective 300+ or A ST 3113
Math elective 300+3
Math elective 300+3
Total Credits120

Concentration: Secondary Education General Science

General Education
Area I: English and Communication
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition4
Choose one from the following:3
Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences3
Advanced Composition3
Advanced Technical and Professional Communication3
Choose one from the following:3
Public Speaking3
Principles of Human Communication3
Effective Leadership and Communication in Agricultural Organizations3
Area II: Mathematics
MATH 121GCollege Algebra3
or MATH 190G Trigonometry and Precalculus
MATH 142GCalculus for the Biological and Management Sciences3
or MATH 191G Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Area III: Laboratory Sciences (completed with the Science Concentration)
Area IV: Social and Behavioral Sciences
C EP 110GHuman Growth and Behavior3
GEOG 112GWorld Regional Geography3
or GEOG 120G Culture and Environment
Choose one from the following:3
Human Ancestors3
Introduction to World Cultures3
Introduction to Anthropology3
World Archaeology3
Introduction to Language and Cultural Anthropology3
Introductory Sociology3
Contemporary Social Problems3
Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts
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
East Asia to 16003
East Asia since 16003
Islamic Civilizations to 18003
Islamic Civilizations since 18003
Choose two "G" courses in different departments (ART, DANC, ENGL, HIST, MUS, PHIL, THTR)6
Viewing a Wider World (3 additional credits satisfied with content area courses)
LIB 311VInformation Literacy3
Education Core Courses
EDUC 281Introduction to Secondary Education and Youth3
EDUC 315Multicultural Education3
SPED 350Introduction to Special Education in a Diverse Society3
EDLT 368Integrating Technology with Teaching3
EDUC 381Secondary Field Experience3
EDUC 342Sheltered English Instruction for the ESL Classroom3
EDUC 495Directed Study Courses in Education (Data Literacy and Assessment)3
EDUC 489Topics (Science for Educators)3
EDUC 475Contemporary Issues in Education3
EDUC 463Teaching Science at the Middle and High School Level3
RDG 414Content Area Literacy3
SPED 480Secondary Curriculum, Methods, and Materials for Special Education in a Diverse Society3
EDUC 471Secondary Student Teaching9
EDUC 482Middle and High School Student Teaching Seminar3
General Science 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
or CHEM 115 Principles of Chemistry I
CHEM 112GGeneral Chemistry II4
or CHEM 116 Principles of Chemistry II
Choose 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
Choose 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 Credits121

Concentration: Secondary Education Social Studies

General Education
Area I: English and Communication
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition4
Choose one from the following:3
Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences3
Advanced Composition3
Advanced Technical and Professional Communication3
Choose one from the following:3
Public Speaking3
Principles of Human Communication3
Effective Leadership and Communication in Agricultural Organizations3
Area II: Mathematics
MATH 121GCollege Algebra3
or MATH 190G Trigonometry and Precalculus
MATH 210GMathematics Appreciation3
or MATH 142G Calculus for the Biological and Management Sciences
Area III: Laboratory Sciences:
Choose two from two different subject areas8
The Planets4
Introduction to Astronomy
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory
4
Contemporary Problems in Biology4
Natural History of Life
and Natural History of Life Laboratory
4
Cellular and Organismal Biology
and Cellular and Organismal Biology Laboratory
4
Principles and Applications of Chemistry4
General Chemistry I4
General Chemistry II4
Introductory Geology4
The Dynamic Earth4
Geography of the Natural Environment4
Area IV: Social and Behavioral Sciences:
C EP 110GHuman Growth and Behavior3
GEOG 120GCulture and Environment3
GOVT 100GAmerican National Government3
or GOVT 110G Introduction to Political Science
Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts:
HIST 111GGlobal History to 15003
or HIST 112G Global History Since 1500
HIST 211GEast Asia to 16003
or HIST 212G East Asia since 1600
HIST 221GIslamic Civilizations to 18003
or HIST 222G Islamic Civilizations since 1800
Viewing a Wider World (3 additional credits satisfied with content area courses)
LIB 311VInformation Literacy3
Education Core Courses
EDUC 281Introduction to Secondary Education and Youth3
EDUC 315Multicultural Education3
SPED 350Introduction to Special Education in a Diverse Society3
EDLT 368Integrating Technology with Teaching3
EDUC 381Secondary Field Experience3
EDUC 342Sheltered English Instruction for the ESL Classroom3
EDUC 495Directed Study Courses in Education (Data Literacy and Assessment)3
EDUC 475Contemporary Issues in Education3
EDUC 461Teaching Social Studies at the Middle and High School Level3
RDG 414Content Area Literacy3
SPED 480Secondary Curriculum, Methods, and Materials for Special Education in a Diverse Society3
EDUC 471Secondary Student Teaching9
EDUC 482Middle and High School Student Teaching Seminar3
Social Studies 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 Credits120