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TUteach - General Science

Dr. David Dalton, Program Director

College of Science and Technology

Beury Hall, Room 342

215-204-7138  

Dr. Thomas J. Walker, Program Director

College of Education

Ritter Hall, Room 338

215-204-8374

Dr. Herbert Green, Master Teacher/Faculty Advisor

College of Science and Technology

Barton Hall, Room A306

Dr. Susan Varnum, Content Advisor
Beury Hall, Room 130
215-204-6390
susan.varnum@temple.edu

www.temple.edu/chemistry

General Science with Teaching

 

The B.S. with Teaching program in General Science is part of Temple's innovative teacher-training program, “TUteach.” The B.S. with Teaching provides broad training in the sciences and prepares students for a career in secondary school teaching. Students who complete the B.S. with Teaching will meet Pennsylvania teacher certification requirements via theoretical and practical courses in education specifically designed for science and mathematics majors. The education courses in the B.S. with Teaching degree program include practice teaching in school district classrooms and emphasize inquiry-based approaches to learning.

 

Bachelor of Science

 

Summary of Requirements for the Degree

1. University Requirements (124 total s.h.)

  • Math 0701 (4 s.h.) and/or English 0701 (4 s.h.), if required by placement testing.
  • All Temple students must take a minimum of two writing-intensive courses as part of their major. Following is a list of courses that can be used to satisfy the writing-intensive requirement: Biology 2296*, Biology 3096, Biology 3196, Biology 3396, Chemistry 3196*, Chemistry 4196, Chemistry 4396, Earth & Environmental Science 4096, Earth & Environmental Science 4197, Earth & Environmental Science 4997, Physics 2796* or Physics 4796.
  • Students must complete a set of university requirements: General Education (GenEd) or Core.
    • New freshman students starting in the 2009-2010 catalog year are required to complete the General Education Curriculum (25-26 s.h.). See the General Education section of the Undergraduate Bulletin for the GenEd curriculum.
    • New transfer students starting in the 2009-2010 catalog year are required to complete the University Core Curriculum requirements (34-35 s.h.), including completion of the library orientation, Temple Information Literacy Tutorial (TILT). See the Core Curriculum section of the Undergraduate Bulletin for the course requirements.

 

2. College Requirements

  • 90 credits within the College of Science & Technology (CST) or the College of Liberal Arts (CLA).
  • 45 Upper Level (2000+) credits within the College of Science & Technology (CST) or the College of Liberal Arts (CLA).

 

3. Major Requirements for Bachelor of Science (82-90 s.h.)

  • Two (2) Biology courses are required (8 s.h.): Biology 1011 and 1012.
  • Two (2) Chemistry courses with labs are required (8 s.h.): Chemistry 1031/1033 and 1032/1034.
  • One (1) Computer & Information Science course is required (4 s.h.): C+IN SC 1053, 1057, 1068 or 1073.
  • One (1) Earth & Environmental Science (EES) course is required (4 s.h.): EES 1001 or 2001.
  • One or Two (1-2) Mathematics course(s) are required (4-8 s.h.): Math 1031 or Math 1041 and 1042.
  • Three (3) Physics courses are required (12 s.h.): Physics 1004, 1021 and 1022.
  • Four (4) Upper-Level (2000+) elective science courses are required (12-16 s.h.): The four electives must be selected from the same department and two of them must be writing-intensive courses. The departments you can choose electives from are: Biology, Chemistry, Earth & Environmental Science (EES) or Physics.
  • Three (3) College of Science & Technology courses are required (5 s.h.): SCI TEC 1189, 1289 and 4351.
  • One (1) Education course is required (3 s.h.): Education 2179.
  • Six (6) Mathematics or Science Education (Secondary) courses are required (19 s.h.): Math/Science Education 2189, 4189, XXXX**, XXXX**, XXXX** and XXXX**.
  • One (1) Philosophy course is required (3 s.h.): Philosophy 2196.

 

*Pending writing-intensive program approval.

**Pending final course approval.  Contact your academic advisor for more information when applicable.

 

Suggested Semester By Semester Plan

Year 1 - Fall Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Chemistry
Chemistry

Chemistry
Chemistry

Chemistry
Chemistry
1031
1033

1041
1043

1951
1953
General Chemistry I and
General Chemistry I Laboratory
     or
General Chemical Science I and
General Chemical Science I Laboratory
     or
Honors General Chemistry I and
Honors General Chemistry I Laboratory
3
1

3
1

3
1
SA
SA

SA
SA

SA
SA
SCI TEC 1189 Step 1: Inquiry Approaches to Teaching 1  
Mathematics

Mathematics
1031

1041 or 1941
Differential & Integral Calculus
     or
Calculus I or Honors Calculus I
4

4
QB

QB
General Education / Elective Credits     7  
Subtotal     16  
 
Year 1 - Spring Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Chemistry
Chemistry

Chemistry
Chemistry

Chemistry
Chemistry
1032
1034

1042
1044

1952
1954
General Chemistry II and
General Chemistry II Laboratory
      or
General Chemical Science II and
General Chemical Science II Laboratory
     or
Honors General Chemistry II and
Honors General Chemistry II Laboratory
3
1

3
1

3
1
SB
SB

SB
SB

SB
SB
SCI TEC 1289 Step 2: Inquiry-Based Lesson Design 1  
Mathematics 1042~ or 1942~ Calculus II or Honors Calculus II 4~  
General Education / Elective Credits     6-10  
Subtotal     15  
~Not required if Math 1031 is completed.
 
Year 2 - Fall Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Biology 1011 General Biology I (F) 4 SA
Education 2179 Knowing & Learning in Mathematics & Science 3  
Earth & Environmental Science

Earth & Environmental Science
1001

2001
Introductory Earth & Environmental Science
     or
Physical Earth & Environmental Science
4

4
SA

General Education / Elective Credits     5-6  
Subtotal     16-17  
 
Year 2 - Spring Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Biology 1012 General Biology II (S) 4 SB
C+IN SC

C+IN SC

C+IN SC

C+IN SC
1053

1057

1068

1073
Programming in Matlab
     or
Computer Programming in C
     or
Program Design & Abstraction
     or
Computer Programming & Higher Level Languages
4

4

4

4
QB

QB



QB
Math Education (Secondary)
    or
Science Education (Secondary)
2189 Classroom Interactions 3  
Science   Elective^ 3-4  
Subtotal     14-15  
 
Year 3 - Fall Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Philosophy 2196 Perspectives on Science & Mathematics (F) 3 WI
Physics 1021 Introduction to General Physics I (F) 4 SA
Science   Elective^ 3-4  
General Education / Elective Credits     4-5  
Subtotal     15  
 
Year 3 - Spring Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Math Education (Secondary)
    or
Science Education (Secondary)
XXXX** Language & Literacy in Mathematics & Science 3  
Math Education (Secondary)
    or
Science Education (Secondary)
XXXX** Research Methods (S) 3  
Physics 1004 Introduction to Astronomy (S) 4 SB
Physics 1022 Introduction to General Physics II (S) 4 SB
General Education / Elective Credits     2  
Subtotal     16  
 
Year 4 - Fall Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Math Education (Secondary)
    or
Science Education (Secondary)
4189 Project-Based Instruction (F) 3  
Science   Elective^ 3-4  
Science   Elective^ 3-4  
General Education / Elective Credits     4-6  
Subtotal     15  
 
Year 4 - Spring Semester
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
SCI TEC 4351 Paradigms of Knowledge 3  
Math Education (Secondary)
    or
Science Education (Secondary)
XXXX** Apprentice Teaching 6  
Math Education (Secondary)
    or
Science Education (Secondary)
XXXX** Apprentice Teaching Seminar 1  
General Education / Elective Credits     6  
Subtotal     16  
         
Credits in Coursework for B.S. in General Science with Teaching 82-90  
General Education / Elective Credits 34-42  
Total Credits for B.S. Degree 124  

(F) - Fall only course.

(S) - Spring only course.

**Pending final course approval. Contact your academic advisor for more information when applicable.

^The four science electives chosen to satisfy the science concentration must all be 2000 or above and taken in the same department. See major requirements above for details.

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