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Education Major, BS in Education – STEM Secondary Concentration (VolsTeach 6-12 Earth Science Specialization)


Progression Requirements

Progression to the STEM Secondary Concentration – VolsTeach 6-12 Earth Science Specialization requires a 2.75 cumulative GPA after a minimum of 12 semester credits. Once candidates formally progress to the concentration, they must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 while in the program. Students with less than a 2.75 GPA for two consecutive semesters will be dropped from the program. Students who fail to meet the standards for professional conduct during the course of their fieldwork will not be retained in the major.

uTrack Requirements

Universal Tracking (uTrack) is an academic monitoring system designed to help students stay on track for timely graduation. In order to remain on track, students must complete the minimum requirements for each tracking semester, known as milestones. Milestones include successful completion of specified courses and/or attainment of a minimum GPA. uTrack requirements only affect full-time, degree-seeking students.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Education, Education Major – STEM Secondary Concentration (VolsTeach 6-12 Earth Science Specialization)


Term 1 Hours Milestone Notes
ENGL 101 * or ENGL 118  3 2.50 GPA
Arts and Humanities  Elective* 3  
TPTE 115   2  
Quantitative Reasoning  Elective* 3  
GEOL 101 * 4  
Term 2
ENGL 102 * 3 2.75 GPA
Quantitative Reasoning  Elective* 3  
GEOL 104 * 4  
CMST 210 * or CMST 217 * 3  
CSE 200 * 3  
Term 3
SCED 432 * 3 2.75 GPA
GEOL 102 * or GEOL 103 * 4 ENGL 101 * or ENGL 118 *
EDPY 301   3  
Expanded Perspectives  Elective* 3  
GEOL 301   3  
Term 4
Expanded Perspectives  Elective* 3 2.75 GPA
Social Sciences  Elective* 3 Quantitative Reasoning  Elective*
1GEOL Elective 3  
CSE 300 * 3  
ETEC 386   3  
Term 5
SPED 303   3 2.75 GPA
REED 461   3 Arts and Humanities  Elective*
SCED 434   3  
SCED 445   3  
2GEOL Elective 3  
Term 6
TPTE 203   3 2.75 GPA
SCED 472 * 3 EDPY 301  
3GEOL Elective  3 ETEC 386  
4GEOL Elective  3 SPED 303  
SCED 446   3  
Term 7
TPTE 435 * 9 2.75 GPA
TPTE 489   6  
Term 8
INPG 385   3 2.75 GPA
6Education Elective 3 TPTE 435 *
6Education Elective 3 TPTE 489  
5GEOL Elective  4  
UNDERGRADUATE TOTAL 120  
* Meets Volunteer Core Requirements .
1 GEOL electives: Choose from GEOL 202 *, GEOL 206 *, or GEOL 210 .
2 GEOL electives: Choose from GEOL 455  or GEOL 456 .
3 GEOL electives: Choose from GEOL 205 *, GEOL 320 , or GEOL 340 .
4 GEOL electives: Choose from GEOL 443 , GEOL 464 , GEOL 466 .
5 GEOL electives: Choose from GEOL 424 , GEOL 450 , or GEOL 459 .
(Note, for the Geology Minor, students must complete 6 hours at 200-level or above and 10 hours at 300-level or above.)
6 Education Elective from: SPED 300N , SPED 415 , SPED 442 , SPED 452 ; WLEL 489 .