Academic Catalog and Handbooks

2023-2024 Edition

Natural Science Major with Secondary Education Minor

Natural Science (Grades 5-12)

Student must select a 9-12 Life Science, 9-12 Chemistry, or 9-12 Physics track.

EDUC 111Introduction to Teaching and Learning in a Diverse World4
EDUC 203Development, Learning, and Mental Health in Childhood and Adolescence4
EDUC 213Clinical Experience for K-12/5-12 Majors1-2
EDUC 268Multidisciplinary Science for Mid-level Educators4
EDUC 305Human Exceptionalities: School, Home, and Community1
EDUC 352Teaching Reading in the Middle/Secondary Classroom1-2
EDUC 355Pedagogy in Grades 9-124
EDUC 358Mid Level Literacy and Pedagogy in Language Arts, Mathematics, Science or Social Studies4
EDUC 359Issues in Education K-121
EDUC 379AEducational Psychology: Myths Versus Science4
EDUC 390Ethics in Human Relations4
Student Teaching experience16
Total Hours48-50

Additional Requirements: 

General Education Requirements: 

All undergraduate students must complete the requirements of the Integrations Curriculum (IC) which is designed to ensure all of our students receive a liberal arts education. Please review details of the Integrations Curriculum requirements here

Graduation Requirements:

In addition to the Integrations Curriculum, all undergraduate students must meet the following minimum degree requirements to earn their degree from CSB and SJU. 

      Credits:  124 total credits, 40 of which must be from upper division coursework
           GPA:   2.0 or higher* 
Residency:   At least 24 of your last 32 credits must be completed at CSB/SJU

Please visit Graduation under the Academic Policies and Regulations portion of the catalog for additional details regarding degree requirements.

* Cumulative GPA as well as major(s)/minor(s) GPA. Please note some majors/minors may require a higher GPA to earn their degree.