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Atmospheric and Hydrologic Sciences

Chairperson: Anthony Hansen
Address: 129 Robert H. Wick Science Building
Phone: 320.308.3260

BS in Earth and Space Science/General Science Education, Grades 5-12 (99-100 credits) View Details

Admission Requirements

Admission To Teacher Education

(34 credits) ED 300; CPSY 262, CPSY 361; IM 422; HURL 497; ENGL 460 or ED 460; SPED 203; ED 421, ED 431; ED 451; ED 466


  • It is essential to see an advisor during the first semester you are enrolled in science courses. Students are required to participate in a STEM Education Admissions Event to assess student skills in writing and oral communication as well as student dispositions.
  • ED 431, IM 422, STEM 420, and SCI 420 should be taken together during the Science Education Fall block. ED 421, ED 451, STEM 421, and SCI 430 should be taken together during the Science Education Spring block.
  • A grade of C or better is required in AHS 205 or AHS 220, ENGL 191, and CMST 192 in order to progress to the Science Ed blocks during the last three semesters of the program.

Program Requirements

5-8 General Science Education component (42-43 credits): ASTR 106; BIOL 151, BIOL 152; CHEM 210, CHEM 211; AHS 205 or AHS 220; PHYS 231, PHYS 232; SCI 420, SCI 430, SCI 440, STEM 420, STEM 421. 9-12 Earth and Space Science Education component (23 credits), AHS 230, AHS 260, AHS 285, AHS 305, AHS 307, AHS 325; ASTR 107.

To satisfy the upper division writing requirement, students must complete SCI 420 with a C or better.

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