Integrated Science Teaching Option
This option is available within the Education major at the following location:
This option is for students wishing to earn a bachelor’s degree in Education and qualify for an Oregon teaching license to teach integrated or general science at the middle school (grades 6-9) and/or high school (grades 9-12) levels.
Option Code: 67
Upon successful completion of the program, students will meet the following learning outcomes:
- Understand how learners grow and develop, recognizing that patterns of learning and development vary individually within and across the cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional, and physical areas, and design and implement developmentally appropriate and challenging learning experiences.
- Understand the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the discipline(s) they teach and create learning experiences that make these aspects of the discipline accessible and meaningful for learners to assure mastery of the content.
- Plans instruction that supports every student in meeting rigorous learning goals by drawing upon knowledge of content areas, curriculum, cross-disciplinary skills, and pedagogy, as well as knowledge of learners and the community context.
- Understand and use multiple methods of assessment to engage learners in their own growth, to monitor learner progress, and to guide the teacher’s and learner’s decision making.
- Practices ongoing reflection and use evidence to continually evaluate their practice, particularly the effects of their choices and actions on others, and adapts their practice/choices accordingly. The teacher candidate will avail professional resources and/or professional development beyond university coursework.
Students must complete the required courses in all content areas in this option prior to beginning the Professional Level of the Education UG Major (Double Degree). Most of the required courses in this option will also meet a student's first degree requirements.
Additional option requirements:
- A cumulative 3.0 GPA is preferred for all required courses. Grades below C- are not accepted.
- All required courses must be letter graded (A–F); courses graded on Pass/No Credits (P/N) or Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) basis are not accepted.
|Physical Science: Physics Sequence|
|Select one of the following physics series:||8-10|
and *GENERAL PHYSICS
|*GENERAL PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS|
and *GENERAL PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS
|Physical Science: Chemistry Sequence|
|Select one of the following chemistry series:||15|
and *GENERAL CHEMISTRY
and *GENERAL CHEMISTRY
and *LABORATORY FOR CHEMISTRY 231
and *LABORATORY FOR CHEMISTRY 232
and *LABORATORY FOR CHEMISTRY 233
|Series 3 (for Chemistry majors)|
and *LABORATORY FOR CH 231 FOR CHEMISTRY MAJORS
and *LABORATORY FOR CH 232 FOR CHEMISTRY MAJORS
and *LABORATORY FOR CH 233 FOR CHEMISTRY MAJORS
|Life Science: Biology Sequence|
|Select one of the following biology series:||12|
|*ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY: ECOLOGY, CONSERVATION, GLOBAL CHANGE|
and *ANIMAL BIOLOGY: GENES, BEHAVIOR AND EVOLUTION OF LIFE
and *HUMAN BIOLOGY: ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY AND DISEASE
|*INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY I|
and *INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY II
and *INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY III
|*PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY: CELLS|
and *PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY: ORGANISMS
and *PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY: POPULATIONS
|Earth and Space Science|
|Select one course from each of the following subject areas:||14-16|
|*SOLAR SYSTEM ASTRONOMY|
|*STARS AND STELLAR EVOLUTION|
|*GALAXIES, QUASARS, AND COSMOLOGY|
|*EARTH SYSTEMS SCIENCE|
|*EVOLUTION OF PLANET EARTH|
|*LIVING WITH ACTIVE CASCADE VOLCANOES|
|*MINERALS, ENERGY, WATER, AND THE ENVIRONMENT|
|*NATIONAL PARK GEOLOGY AND PRESERVATION|
|*GLOBAL CHANGE AND EARTH SCIENCES|
|SED 413||INQUIRY IN SCIENCE AND SCIENCE EDUCATION||3|
Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)