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New Mexico State University

2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog


DEGREE: Bachelor of Science in Education

MAJOR: Secondary Education

General education and professional education requirements are similar for all degree programs in the College of Education. Students should meet with an advisor to plan appropriate general education courses for a secondary education major. In addition, students must complete a broad teaching field. Further information on the following teaching fields is available from the Education Advisement Center.

Professional Education Courses Required

One course from the following

EDUC 460Teaching Language Arts at the Middle and High School Level

3 cr. (2+2P)

EDUC 461Teaching Social Studies at the Middle and High School Level

3 cr. (2+2P)

EDUC 462Teaching Mathematics at the Middle and High School Level

3 cr. (2+2P)

EDUC 463Teaching Science at the Middle and High School Level

3 cr. (2+2P)

EDUC 464Teaching Foreign Language at the Middle and High School Level

3 cr. (2+2P)

EDUC 467Teaching Business Education at the Middle and High School Level

3 cr. (2+2P)

TEACHING FIELD: Business Education (36 credits)

Required Courses

ACCT 222Management Accounting

3 cr.

ACCT 221Financial Accounting

3 cr.

AXED 445Developing Excellent Programs in Career and Technical Education

3 cr.

BCIS 338Business Information Systems I

3 cr.

BLAW 316Legal Environment of Business

3 cr.

BOT 203Office Equipment and Procedures I

3 cr. (2+2P)

BUSA 111Business in a Global Society

3 cr.

ECON 251GPrinciples of Macroeconomics

3 cr.

ECON 252GPrinciples of Microeconomics

3 cr.

I B 351International Business

3 cr.

MGT 309Human Behavior in Organizations

3 cr.

MKTG 303Principles of Marketing

3 cr.

300+ Business Elective

3 cr.

Two courses from the following

I B 351International Business

3 cr.

FIN 303VPersonal Financial Planning and Investing in a Global Economy

3 cr.

MGT 309Human Behavior in Organizations

3 cr.

MKTG 303Principles of Marketing

3 cr.

TEACHING FIELD: French Education (30-35 credits)

Required Courses

Due to previous experience, students may be able to start beyond the elementary or intermediate levels. Elective credits in French will be substituted to make a minimum in the field of 30 credits.

FREN 111Elementary French I

4 cr.

FREN 112Elementary French II

4 cr.

FREN 211Intermediate French I

3 cr.

FREN 212Intermediate French II

3 cr.

FREN 325Intermediate Conversation

3 cr.

FREN 352French Phonetics

3 cr.

FREN 378Studies in Francophone Cultures

3 cr.

FREN 300 or above elective

6 cr.

TEACHING FIELD: German Education (30-35 credits)

Required Courses

Due to previous experience, students may be able to start beyond the elementary or intermediate levels. Elective credits in German will be substituted to make a minimum in the field of 30 credits.

GER 111Elementary German I

4 cr.

GER 112Elementary German II

4 cr.

GER 211Intermediate German I

3 cr.

GER 212Intermediate German II

3 cr.

GER 313Intermediate Composition and Grammar

3 cr.

GER 325German Conversation I

3 cr.

Additional German Education

15 credits of upper division German, 300 level and above.

TEACHING FIELD: Language Arts (51 credits)

Students must complete all of the core courses and one of the subject areas.

Core Courses

COMM 253GPublic Speaking

3 cr.

or

COMM 265GPrinciples of Human Communication

3 cr.

 

COMM 384Interpersonal Communication

3 cr.

COMM 376Communication and Culture

3 cr.

One course from the following:

ENGL 211GWriting in the Humanities and Social Sciences

3 cr.

ENGL 311GAdvanced Composition

3 cr.

ENGL 251Survey of American Literature I

3 cr.

ENGL 252Survey of American Literature II

3 cr.

ENGL 271Survey of English Literature I

3 cr.

ENGL 272Survey of English Literature II

3 cr.

Choose from the following:

ENGL 325VContemporary International Literature

3 cr.

 

ENGL 408Shakespeare I

3 cr.

or

ENGL 409Shakespeare II

3 cr.

 

ENGL 416Approaches to Literature

3 cr.

ENGL 451Practicum in the Grammar of American English

3 cr.

 

ENGL 463Advanced Study in English Literature

3 cr.

or

ENGL 469Advanced Study in American Literature

3 cr.

 

ENGL 470Approaches to Composition

3 cr.

ENGL **see list in advising office

3 cr.

LING 200GIntroduction to Language

3 cr.

JOUR 105GMedia and Society

3 cr.

THTR 360Creative Drama

3 cr. (2+2P)

One course from the following:

ENGL 327VShakespeare around the Globe

3 cr.

ENGL 339VChicana/o Literature

3 cr.

ENGL 341VAmerican Indian Literature

3 cr.

ENGL 380VWomen Writers

3 cr.

ENGL 394VSouthwestern Literature

3 cr.

One course from the following:

ENGL 220GIntroduction to Creative Writing

3 cr.

ENGL 304Creative Writing: Prose

3 cr.

ENGL 306Creative Writing: Poetry

3 cr.

ENGL 308Creative Writing: Playwriting

3 cr.

ENGL 310Critical Writing

3 cr.

Choose one of the following areas

Communication Studies

Two courses from the following:

COMM 351Persuasion Theory and Practice

3 cr.

COMM 353Advanced Public Speaking

3 cr.

COMM 370Organizational Communication

3 cr.

COMM 450Technologies of Human Communication

3 cr.

COMM 465Nonverbal Communication

3 cr.

COMM 470Leadership Communication

3 cr.

English

Two courses from the following:

ENGL 421Advanced Study in a Literary Period or Movement

3 cr.

ENGL 422Advanced Study in a Literary Form or Genre

3 cr.

ENGL 423Advanced Study in a Major Author

3 cr.

ENGL 424Advanced Study in a Major Text

3 cr.

Journalism and Mass Communication

JOUR 110Introduction to Mass Media Writing

3 cr. (2+2P)

JOUR 210Newswriting for Print and Internet

3 cr. (2+2P)

Theatre Arts

THTR 105Acting for Non-Majors

3 cr.

THTR 130The Art of Theatre

3 cr.

THTR 384Stage Management

3 cr.

TEACHING FIELD: Math Education (39 credits)

Required Courses

C S 172Computer Science I

4 cr. (3+2P)

MATH 191GCalculus and Analytic Geometry I

4 cr.

MATH 192GCalculus and Analytic Geometry II

4 cr.

MATH 279Introduction to Higher Mathematics

3 cr.

MATH 280Introduction to Linear Algebra

3 cr.

MATH 291GCalculus and Analytic Geometry III

3 cr.

MATH 331Introduction to Modern Algebra

3 cr.

MATH 332Introduction to Analysis

3 cr.

MATH 459Survey of Geometry

3 cr.

STAT 371Statistics for Engineers and Scientists I

3 cr.

Math elective 275+

3 cr.

Math elective 375+

3 cr.

TEACHING FIELD: Physical Education (K-12) (48 credits)

Required Courses

PE P 185Introduction and Foundations

3 cr.

PE P 208Fitness for Health and Sport

3 cr.

PE P 210Theory and Technique of Aquatics

2 cr.

PE P 315Elementary School Physical Education

3 cr. (2+2P)

PE P 319Lifetime Activities

2 cr.

PE P 323Racquet Sports

2 cr.

PE P 363Theory and Technique of Lifelong Outdoor Leisure Activities

2 cr.

PE P 392Theory and Technique of Sports and Games

2 cr.

PE P 393Theory and Technique of Dance and Rhythms

2 cr.

PE P 394Designing Student Centered Afterschool Physical Activity Clubs

2 cr.

PE P 455Adapted Physical Education

3 cr.

PE P 466Methods of Teaching Secondary Physical Education

6 cr.

SP M 271Anatomy & Physiology I

3 cr.

SP M 271 LAnatomy and Physiology Laboratory

1 cr.

SP M 305Applied Biomechanics

3 cr.

SP M 308Exercise Physiology

3 cr. (2+2P)

SP M 341Motor Development

3 cr.

SP M 342Motor Learning

3 cr.

TEACHING FIELD: Science (48-61 credits)

Students must complete all of the core courses and one of the four composite areas.

Core Courses (31)

ASTR 105GThe Planets

4 cr. (3+2P)

or

ASTR 110GIntroduction to Astronomy

4 cr. (3+2P)

 

BIOL 111GNatural History of Life

3 cr.

BIOL 111GLNatural History of Life Laboratory

1 cr. (3P)

 

BIOL 313Structure and Function of Plants

3 cr. (2+3P)

or

BIOL 322Zoology

3 cr. (2+3P)

 

CHEM 111GGeneral Chemistry I

4 cr. (3+3P)

CHEM 112GGeneral Chemistry II

4 cr. (3+3P)

GEOL 111GSurvey of Geology

4 cr. (3+3P)

 

PHYS 208Physics by Inquiry I

4 cr. (3+3P)

and

or

PHYS 211GGeneral Physics I

3 cr.

and

PHYS 211GLGeneral Physics I Laboratory

1 cr.

and

PHYS 212GGeneral Physics II

3 cr.

and

PHYS 212GLGeneral Physics II Laboratory

1 cr.

Physics teachers should follow the physics composite in lieu of PHYS 211G and PHYS 212.

Composite Areas (complete one of the following areas)

Life Sciences (17 credits)

BIOL 301Principles of Ecology

3 cr.

BIOL 305Principles of Genetics

3 cr.

BIOL 311General Microbiology

3 cr.

BIOL 311 LGeneral Microbiology Laboratory

2 cr. (4P)

 

BIOL 313Structure and Function of Plants

3 cr. (2+3P)

or

BIOL 322Zoology

3 cr. (2+3P)

 

BIOL 467Evolution

3 cr.

MATH 120Intermediate Algebra

3 cr.

Earth Sciences (18 credits)

GEOG 357Climatology

3 cr.

GEOG 281Map Use: Reading, Analysis and Interpretation

3 cr. (2+3P)

GEOL 295Environmental Geology

3 cr.

GEOL 360General Geochemistry

3 cr.

GEOL 305VFossils and the Evolution of Life

3 cr.

GEOL 310Mineralogy

3 cr. (2+3P)

GEOL 315VThe Geology of National Parks

3 cr.

GEOL 335VEarthquakes, Volcanoes, Hurricanes, and Floods: The Role of Natural Hazards in Civ Past and Present

3 cr.

GEOL 353Geomorphology

3 cr.

Chemistry (18 credits)

BCHE 341Survey of Biochemistry

4 cr. (3+3P)

CHEM 211Organic Chemistry

4 cr. (3+3P)

CHEM 371Analytical Chemistry

4 cr. (2+6P)

CHEM 356Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry

3 cr.

CHEM 431Physical Chemistry

3 cr.

MATH 192GCalculus and Analytic Geometry II

4 cr.

Physics (30 credits)

(Physics courses listed below should be taken instead of core physics courses)

MATH 191GCalculus and Analytic Geometry I

4 cr.

MATH 192GCalculus and Analytic Geometry II

4 cr.

MATH 291GCalculus and Analytic Geometry III

3 cr.

PHYS 214Electricity and Magnetism

3 cr.

PHYS 214 LElectricity and Magnetism Laboratory

1 cr. (3P)

PHYS 215GEngineering Physics I

3 cr.

PHYS 215GLEngineering Physics I Laboratory

1 cr. (3P)

PHYS 216GEngineering Physics II

3 cr.

PHYS 216GLEngineering Physics II Laboratory

1 cr. (3P)

PHYS 217Heat, Light, and Sound

3 cr.

PHYS 217 LExperimental Heat, Light and Sound

1 cr. (3P)

PHYS 315Modern Physics

3 cr.

PHYS 315 LExperimental Modern Physics

3 cr. (1+6P)

TEACHING FIELD: Social Studies (54-60 credits)

Students must complete all of the Distributive Core and one of the seven concentration areas.

Distributive Core (36 hours)

ECON 251GPrinciples of Macroeconomics

3 cr.

or

ECON 252GPrinciples of Microeconomics

3 cr.

 

GEOG 112GWorld Regional Geography

3 cr.

GOVT 100GAmerican National Government

3 cr.

GOVT 360International Relations

3 cr.

 

HIST 101GRoots of Modern Europe

3 cr.

or

*Written Communications Elective

3 cr.

 

HIST 102GModern Europe

3 cr.

HIST 201GIntroduction to Early American History

3 cr.

HIST 202GIntroduction to Recent American History

3 cr.

 

HIST 261New Mexico History

3 cr.

or

HIST 386New Mexico History

3 cr.

 

HIST 368Teaching History

3 cr.

SOC 101GIntroductory Sociology

3 cr.

One course from the following

ANTH 201GIntroduction to Anthropology

3 cr.

ANTH 202GIntroduction to Archaeology and Physical Anthropology

3 cr.

ANTH 203GIntroduction to Language and Cultural Anthropology

3 cr.

Concentration Areas

Geography (21 hours)

GEOG 120GCulture and Environment

3 cr.

 

GEOG 257Introduction to Weather Science

4 cr. (3+3P)

or

GEOG 357Climatology

3 cr.

 

GEOG 281Map Use: Reading, Analysis and Interpretation

3 cr. (2+3P)

Two course from the following
GEOG 361VEconomic Geography

3 cr.

GEOG 363VCultural Geography

3 cr.

GEOG 365VUrban Geography

3 cr.

or

GEOG 467Transportation Geography

3 cr.

Two course from the following
GEOG 325VNew Mexico and the American West

3 cr.

GEOG 326U.S. National Parks

3 cr.

GEOG 328VGeography of Latin America

3 cr.

GEOG 331VEurope

3 cr.

Government (24 hours)

One course from the following

GOVT 110GIntroduction to Political Science

3 cr.

GOVT 150GAmerican Political Issues

3 cr.

GOVT 160GInternational Political Issues

3 cr.

One course in four of five areas (12 credits)

(1) GOVT 320’s, 420’s 430's;

(2) GOVT 340’s or 440’s, 650's;

(3) GOVT 370’s or 470’s;

(4) GOVT 380’s or 480’s;

(5) GOVT 390’s or 490’s

GOVT electives (300 or above) (9)

History (18 hours)

HIST elective, U.S. history (300 or above)

6 cr.

HIST elective, world history (300 or above)

6 cr.

HIST elective (300 or above)

6 cr.

Economics (21 hours)

ECON 304Money and Banking

3 cr.

ECON 371Intermediate Microeconomic Theory

3 cr.

ECON 372Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory

3 cr.

ECON Elect 300+ (9 credits total)

9 cr.

MATH 142GCalculus for the Biological and Management Sciences

3 cr. (2+2P)

One course from the following
ACCT 221Financial Accounting

3 cr.

ACCT 351Accounting Systems

3 cr.

STAT 251GStatistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences

3 cr.

A ST 311Statistical Applications

3 cr.

Sociology (24 credits)

SOC 351Sociological Theory

3 cr.

SOC 352Social Research: Methods

3 cr.

SOC 371Race and Ethnic Relations

3 cr.

SOC 381Individual and Society

3 cr.

SOC 392Juvenile Delinquency

3 cr.

SOC electives (300 or above)

9 cr.

Anthropology (24 credits)

ANTH 301Cultural Anthropology

3 cr.

ANTH 315Introduction to Archaeology

3 cr.

ANTH 320Anthropological Linguistics

3 cr.

ANTH 350Anthropological Theory

3 cr.

ANTH 355Physical Anthropology

3 cr.

ANTH elective (300 or above)

9 cr.

Sociology/Anthropology (24 credits)

ANTH 301Cultural Anthropology

3 cr.

ANTH 315Introduction to Archaeology

3 cr.

ANTH 320Anthropological Linguistics

3 cr.

ANTH 355Physical Anthropology

3 cr.

SOC 351Sociological Theory

3 cr.

SOC 352Social Research: Methods

3 cr.

SOC 371Race and Ethnic Relations

3 cr.

SOC 381Individual and Society

3 cr.

TEACHING FIELD: Spanish Education (30–35 credits)

Required Courses

Due to previous experience, students may be able to start beyond the elementary or intermediate levels. Native speakers of Spanish may not be eligible for some sections. Please check the course descriptions for details. Elective credits will be substituted to make a minimum in the field of 30 credits.

SPAN 111Elementary Spanish I

4 cr.

 

SPAN 112Elementary Spanish II

4 cr.

or

SPAN 113Spanish for Heritage Learners I

3 cr.

 

SPAN 211Intermediate Spanish I

3 cr.

or

SPAN 213Spanish for Heritage Learners II

3 cr.

 

SPAN 212Intermediate Spanish II

3 cr.

or

SPAN 214Spanish for Heritage Learners III

3 cr.

 

SPAN 313Spanish Grammar

3 cr.

or

SPAN 312Grammar for Heritage/Native Speakers of Spanish

3 cr.

 

SPAN 314Spanish Composition

3 cr.

or

SPAN 315Composition for Heritage/Native Speakers of Spanish

3 cr.

 

SPAN 325Advanced Conversation

3 cr.

or

SPAN 327Spanish in the Community

3 cr.

 

SPAN 340Introduction to Spanish Linguistics

3 cr.

SPAN 350Introduction to Chicano Studies

3 cr.

SPAN 380Introduction to Hispanic Literature

3 cr.

One course from the following

SPAN 385Introduction to Chicano/US-Mexican Literature

3 cr.

SPAN 388Contemporary Hispanic Literature

3 cr.