Undergraduate Catalog - Secondary Education | Judson University Christian College

Secondary Education Majors

 

NOTE: Please refer to Education Goals and Objectives for overall and major requirements that apply to all education majors.

 

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  1. 40% of major requirements must be completed at Judson
  2. 40% of major requirements must be upper division
  3. Bilingual, ESL, LBS1 and Health endorsements are available with these majors; see "Education Endorsements and Approvals" page for requirements

 

Secondary Education: Science/Biology (9-12) Major

GEN EDS REQUIRED BY MAJOR (NON-DEGREE STUDENTS):

  • PSY111 Introduction to Psychology (fulfills Gen Ed Social Science Requirement)
  • BIO177 Environmental Science w/Lab (fulfills Gen Ed Science Requirement)
  • EDU301 Reflecting on the Conversation recommended (fulfills Gen Ed GEN301 Requirement)
EDUCATION COMPONENT     Required = 15 courses, 40 hours
  EDU101 Exploration in Education (3)  
  EDU102 Day of Assessments (0)  
  EDU131 Practicum I, Diversity (0)  
  EDU201 Strategic Education (2)  
  EDU202 Development and Learning (3)  
  EDU231E Practicum II, Teacher Aid, Elgin (1)  
  EDU231H Practicum II, Teacher Aid, Hometown (0)  
  EDU325 Literacy Across the Curriculum (3)  
  EDU331S Practicum III, Intructor Assist - Secondary (1)  
  EDU337 Educational Assessments (3)  
  EDU340 Introduction to Secondary Methods (3)  
  EDU346 Science Methods - Secondary (3)  
  NOTE: EDU411 consists of 2 7-week sessions, and should be taken for a total of 12 credit hours.
  EDU411 Student Teaching (12)  
  EDU491 Senior Seminar (3)  
  SPE328 Exceptional Child (3)  
SCIENCE CORE     Required = 8 courses, 32 hours
  BIO171 Principles of Biology w/Lab (4)  
  BIO177 Environmental Science w/Lab (4)  
  CHM153 General Chemistry I w/Lab (4)  
  CHM154 General Chemistry II w/Lab (4)  
  PHS241 Earth Science I w/Lab (4)  
  PHS245 Astronomy w/Lab (4)  
  PHY237 General Physics I w/Lab (4)  
  PHY238 General Physics II w/Lab (4)  
BIOLOGY DESIGNATION    Required = 5 courses, 21 hours
  BIO273 Human Anatomy and Physiology I w/Lab (4)  
  BIO274 Human Anatomy and Physiology II w/Lab (4)  
  BIO371 Mircobiology w/Lab (5)  
  BIO376 Evolutionary Theory w/Lab (4)  
  BIO378 Human Genetics w/Lab (4)  
BIOLOGY ELECTIVE    Required = 1 course, 4 hours
  BIO372 Cell Biology w/Lab (4)  
  BCM358 General Biochemistry I w/Lab (4)  

 

Secondary Education: Science/Chemistry (9-12) Major

GEN EDS REQUIRED BY MAJOR (NON-DEGREE STUDENTS):

  • PSY111 Introduction to Psychology (fulfills Gen Ed Social Science Requirement)
  • BIO177 Environmental Science w/Lab (fulfills Gen Ed Science Requirement)
  • EDU301 Reflecting on the Conversation recommended (fulfills Gen Ed GEN301 Requirement)
EDUCATION COMPONENT     Required = 15 courses, 40 hours
  EDU101 Exploration in Education (3)  
  EDU102 Day of Assessments (0)  
  EDU131 Practicum I, Diversity (0)  
  EDU201 Strategic Education (2)  
  EDU202 Development and Learning (3)  
  EDU231E Practicum II, Teacher Aid, Elgin (1)  
  EDU231H Practicum II, Teacher Aid, Hometown (0)  
  EDU325 Literacy Across the Curriculum (3)  
  EDU331S Practicum III, Intructor Assist - Secondary (1)  
  EDU337 Educational Assessments (3)  
  EDU340 Introduction to Secondary Methods (3)  
  EDU346 Science Methods - Secondary (3)  
  NOTE: EDU411 consists of 2 7-week sessions, and should be taken for a total of 12 credit hours.
  EDU411 Student Teaching (12)  
  EDU491 Senior Seminar (3)  
  SPE328 Exceptional Child (3)  
SCIENCE CORE    Required = 7 courses, 28 hours
  BIO171 Principles of Biology w/Lab (4)  
  BIO177 Environmental Science w/Lab (4)  
  CHM153 General Chemistry I w/Lab (4)  
  PHS241 Earth Science I w/Lab (4)  
  PHS245 Astronomy w/Lab (4)  
  PHY237 General Physics I w/Lab (4)  
  PHY238 General Physics II w/Lab (4)  
CHEMISTRY DESIGNATION     Required = 4 courses, 19 hours
  CHM154 General Chemistry II w/Lab (4)  
  CHM255 Analytical Chemistry w/Lab (5)  
  CHM257 Organic Chemistry I w/Lab (5)  
  CHM258 Organic Chemistry II w/Lab (5)  

 

Secondary Education: Mathematics (9-12) Major

GEN EDS REQUIRED BY MAJOR (NON-DEGREE STUDENTS):

  • PSY111 Introduction to Psychology (fulfills Gen Ed Social Science Requirement)
  • MAT211 Functions & Calculus I and MAT215 Calculus w/Analytical Geometry I (fulfills Gen Ed Mathematics Requirement)
  • EDU301 Reflecting on the Conversation recommended (fulfills Gen Ed GEN301 Requirement)
EDUCATION COMPONENT    Required = 15 courses, 40 hours
  EDU101 Exploration in Education (3)  
  EDU102 Day of Assessments (0)  
  EDU131 Practicum I, Diversity (0)  
  EDU201 Strategic Education (2)  
  EDU202 Development and Learning (3)  
  EDU231E Practicum II, Teacher Aid, Elgin (1)  
  EDU231H Practicum II, Teacher Aid, Hometown (0)  
  EDU325 Literacy Across the Curriculum (3)  
  EDU331S Practicum III, Intructor Assist - Secondary (1)  
  EDU337 Educational Assessments (3)  
  EDU340 Introduction to Secondary Methods (3)  
  EDU342 Mathematics Methods - Secondary (3)  
  NOTE: EDU411 consists of 2 7-week sessions, and should be taken for a total of 12 credit hours.
  EDU411 Student Teaching (12)  
  EDU491 Senior Seminar (3)  
  SPE328 Exceptional Child (3)  
MAJOR COMPONENT     Required = 35-39 hours
  MAT211 Functions and Calculus I (5)  
  - OR - MAT215         Calculus w/Analytical Geometry I (3)  
  MAT309 Advanced Mathematical Principles (3)  
  MAT311 Probability & Statistics w/Lab (4)  
  MAT312 Modern Abstract Algebra (3)  
  MAT313 Modern Geometry (3)  
  MAT314 Discrete Mathematics (3)  
  MAT316 Multivariable Calculus  (4)  
  MAT318 Linear Algebra (3)  
  MAT419 Senior Seminar in Mathematics (3)  
  MAT*** Mathematics Electives (4-6)  

 

Secondary Education: Social Science/History (9-12) Major

GEN EDS REQUIRED BY MAJOR (NON-DEGREE STUDENTS):

  • PSY111 Introduction to Psychology (fulfills Gen Ed Social Science Requirement)
  • HIS261 History of Civilization I (fulfills Gen Ed History Requirement)
  • EDU301 Reflecting on the Conversation recommended (fulfills Gen Ed GEN301 Requirement)
EDUCATION COMPONENT     Required = 16 courses, 43 hours
  EDU101 Exploration in Education (3)  
  EDU102 Day of Assessments (0)  
  EDU131 Practicum I, Diversity (0)  
  EDU201 Strategic Education (2)  
  EDU202 Development and Learning (3)  
  EDU214 Foundation of Language Minority Ed (3)  
  EDU231E Practicum II, Teacher Aid, Elgin (1)  
  EDU231H Practicum II, Teacher Aid, Hometown (0)  
  EDU325 Literacy Across the Curriculum (3)  
  EDU331S Practicum III, Intructor Assist - Secondary (1)  
  EDU337 Educational Assessments (3)  
  EDU340 Introduction to Secondary Methods (3)  
  EDU347 Soc Science Meth - Secondary (3)  
  NOTE: EDU411 consists of 2 7-week sessions, and should be taken for a total of 12 credit hours.
  EDU411 Student Teaching (12)  
  EDU491 Senior Seminar (3)  
  SPE328 Exceptional Child (3)  
BUSINESS/SOCIAL SCIENCE    Required = 4 courses, 12 hours
  BUS240 Economic Principles (3)  
  POL222 American Government (3)  
  PSY111 Introduction to Psychology (3)  
  SSC355 Cultural Diversity (3)  
HISTORY     Required = 3 courses, 9 hours
  HIS171 Rise of U.S. Until 1877 (3)  
  HIS172 Rise of U.S. Since 1877 (3)  
  HIS484 Historical Research and Writing (3)  
UPPER LEVEL U.S. HISTORY     Required = 2 courses, 6 hours
  Choose two of the following:
  HIS375 City and Suburb in American History (3)  
  HIS376 Minority Experience in America (3)  
  HIS377 Recent America: The U.S. Since 1945 (3)  
  HIS378 American Foreign Relation Since 1898 (3)  
WORLD HISTORY ELECTIVES    Required = 4 courses, 12 hours
  Choose four of the following:
  HIS363 Medieval Europe (3)  
  HIS364 The Classical Mediterranean (3)  
  HIS365 World in Revolution (3)  
  HIS366 Nationalism and Globalization (3)  
  HIS367 Mod Imperial: 18th Cent to Present (3)  
  HIS391 History and Culture of China (3)  
  HIS392 History and Culture of Japan (3)  
  HIS393 History and Culture of South East Asia (3)  
  HIS394 Modern Latin America (3)  

 

Secondary Education: English (9-12) Major

  • PSY111 Introduction to Psychology (fulfills Gen Ed Social Science Requirement)
  • ENG360 World Classics: European (fulfills Gen Ed English Requirement)
  • SPC120 Foundations of Speech (fulfills Gen Ed Speech Requirement)
  • EDU301 Reflecting on the Conversation recommended (fulfills Gen Ed GEN301 Requirement)
EDUCATION COMPONENT     Required = 15 courses, 40 hours
  EDU101 Exploration in Education (3)  
  EDU102 Day of Assessments (0)  
  EDU131 Practicum I, Diversity (0)  
  EDU201 Strategic Education (2)  
  EDU202 Development and Learning (3)  
  EDU231E Practicum II, Teacher Aid, Elgin (1)  
  EDU231H Practicum II, Teacher Aid, Hometown (0)  
  EDU325 Literacy Across the Curriculum (3)  
  EDU331S Practicum III, Intructor Assist - Secondary (1)  
  EDU337 Educational Assessments (3)  
  EDU340 Introduction to Secondary Methods (3)  
  EDU341 English Methods - Secondary (3)  
  NOTE: EDU411 consists of 2 7-week sessions, and should be taken for a total of 12 credit hours.
  EDU411 Student Teaching (12)  
  EDU491 Senior Seminar (3)  
  SPE328 Exceptional Child (3)  
RHETORIC/COMPOSITION/GRAMMAR     Required = 2 courses, 6 hours
  ENG310 History and Structure of English (3)  
  ENG210 Advanced Essary Writing (3)  
SPEECH    Required = 2 courses, 6 hours
  SPC120 Foundations of Speech (3)  
  SPC220 Oral Interpretation/Literature (3)  
DIVISIONAL COMPONENT     Required = 9 courses, 25 hours
  NOTE: ENG262 and ENG263 are offered odd/even years and should fulfill the requirement that "the employing district is responsible for determining that faculty who teach grammar, English literature, American literature, reading or dramatics have at least one course in the assisgned teaching area."
All Communication Arts majors must register for COM293 every semester they attend Judson. Registration is for 0 hours except the student's final semester, when it must be taken for 1 credit hour.
  COM293 Communication Arts Conference (1)  
  COM311 Language and Society (3)  
  ENG262  Eminent British Writers (3)  
  ENG263  American Literature (3)  
  ENG264 Adolescent Literature (3)  
  ENG357 Creative Writing (3)  
  ENG360  World Classics: European (3)  
  ENG364 World Classics: Non-Western (3)  
  ENG365 Plays that Shaped the Western World (3)  
  - OR - ENG366         Poetry (3)  
  - OR - ENG266         Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature (3)  

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