Loyola University Chicago

School of Education

Curriculum

BSEd in Science Education

The following sequence of classes are taken over the four years of the BSEd in Science Education major. The sequence includes University Core Curriculum courses.

Sequence 1  
TLSC 300A Professional Learning Community 0
TLSC 110 The Profession and Our Program 1
TLSC 120 Learning & Developmental Theory into Practice 2
TLSC 130 Community Immersion 1
UCWR 100 College Writing Seminar 3
MATH 108 Real World Modeling with Mathematics 3
UCSF 137 Scientific Basis of Environmental Issues 3
UNIV 101 Freshman Seminar 1
  Total Hours 14
  Complete CPS Background Check  
  Take Test of Academic Proficiency  
Sequence 2
TLSC 300B Professional Learning Community 1
TLSC 140 Teaching, Learning & Leading for Social Justice 1
TLSC 150 Developing Constructive Learning Environments 1
TLSC 160 Analyze Culturally Responsive Classroom Instruction 1
CIEP 104 Math for Teachers I 3
CIEP 206 Children's Literature (TIER II - Literary Core) 3
ENVS 213 Earth Science 3
TIER I Historical Knowledge 3
  Total Hours 16
  Must have completed the CPS Background Check  
Sequence 3
TLSC 300A Professional Learning Community 0
TLSC 210 Education Policy Then and Now 2
TLSC 220 Individualizing Instruction for Diverse Students 4
ELPS 219 American Education (Historical Know. Tier II) 3
ENVS 204 Evolution and Genetics 3
UCLR 100 Interpreting Literature 3
ENVS 273 Energy and the Environment 3
  Total Hours 18
  Must have passed the Test of Academic Proficiency  
Sequence 4
TLSC 300B Professional Learning Community 1
TLSC 230 Written Communication 2
TLSC 231 Science in the Elementary Classroom 2
TLSC 232 Social Studies in Elementary Classroom 2
CIEP 105 Math for Teachers II 3
CIEP 359 Teaching Reading 3
ENVS 279 Integrated Math and Science 3
  Total Hours 16
Sequence 5
TLSC 300A Professional Learning Community 0
TLSC 310 Classroom Reading Instruction 2
TLSC 320 Using Classroom Data to Advance Achievement 2
TLSC 330 Literacy in Specific Contexts 2
BIOL 110 Liberal Arts Biology 3
TIER I Theological and Religious Studies Core 3
CORE Ethics 3
TIER I Societal and Cultural Knowledge Core 3
  Total Hours 18
  Take Elementary Content Exam #110  
Sequence 6
TLSC 300B Professional Learning Community 1
TLSC 340 Teaching & Learning in an Area/Specialization 2
TLSC 350 Teaching & Learning with a Global Framework 4
PHYS 101 Liberal Arts Physics 3
PLSC 101 American Politics 3
PHIL 130 Philosophy and Persons 3
  Total Hours 16
  Apply for Student Teaching by March 1  
Sequence 7
TLSC 300A Professional Learning Community 0
TLSC 360 Developing Instruction and Assessment 3
TLSC 370 Designing Instruction and Assessment 3
ELPS 302 Philosophy of Education (Philosophical Tier II) 3
TIER II Theological and Religious Studies Core 3
PHYS 102 Astronomy 3
CORE Artistic Knowledge 3
  Total Hours 18
  Apply for Graduation in LOCUS by October 1  
Sequence 8
TLSC 300B Professional Learning Community 1
TLSC 380 Student Teaching (ENGAGED LEARNING) 12
  Total Hours 13
  Must have passed Elementary Exam #110 prior to student teaching  
  Take Assessment of Professional Teaching Test  

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