Suggested Courses

Below are recommendations for students pursuing secondary education degrees.
Consult your education advisor and the transfer school requirements to confirm the classes listed and ensure proper advising!

Students will work towards the degree requirements to earn an AS degree at BSC before transferring to a four-year institution.

Suggested Courses to prepare for Composite Science (Biology) or (Earth Science) - Secondary

General Education Courses
ENGL 110 College Composition I 
ENGL 120 College Composition II 
COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking
MATH 103 College Algebra 
PSYC 111 Introduction to Psychology
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computers
Composite Science (Biology Track) or (Earth Science Track)
BIOL 150 – General Biology I and Lab                                
BIOL 151 – General Biology II and Lab                              
CHEM 116 – Intro to Organic and Biochemistry
CHEM 121 – General Chemistry I and Lab
CHEM 122 – General Chemistry II and Lab
GEOG 105 – Physical Geology and Lab                               
PHYS 110 – Intro to Astronomy 
PHYS 211 – College Physics I and Lab
BIOL 220 (Biology Track only)
MATH 105 (Biology Track only)
Sophomore Year – Education Courses
EDUC 210 Educational Technology
EDUC 250 Introduction to Education
EDUC 298 Pre-Professional Experience

Suggested Courses to prepare for Composite Social Science Education or History Education - Secondary 

General Education Courses
ENGL 110 College Composition I 
ENGL 120 College Composition II 
COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking
MATH 103 College Algebra 
PSYC 111 Introduction to Psychology
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computers 
Composite Social Science/History Courses
HIST 101 – Western Civilization I (3 credits)
HIST 103 – US History to 1877 (3 credits)
HIST 102 – Western Civilization II (3 credits)
HIST 104 – US History since 1877 (3 credits)
HIST 220 – North Dakota History 
GEOG 121 – Physical Geography 
Sophomore Year – Education Courses
EDUC 210 Educational Technology
EDUC 250 Introduction to Education
EDUC 298 Pre-Professional Experience

Suggested Courses to prepare for English Education - Secondary

General Education Courses
ENGL 110 College Composition I 
ENGL 120 College Composition II 
COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking
MATH 103 College Algebra 
PSYC 111 Introduction to Psychology
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computers
Literature Track (one class in each set British and American Literature)
ENGL 251 – British Literature I
ENGL 252 – British Literature II
ENGL 261 – American Literature I
ENGL 262 – American Literature II
Sophomore Year – Education Courses
EDUC 210 Educational Technology
EDUC 250 Introduction to Education
EDUC 298 Pre-Professional Experience

Suggested Courses to prepare for Mathematics Education - Secondary

General Education Courses
ENGL 110 College Composition I 
ENGL 120 College Composition II 
COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking
MATH 103 College Algebra 
PSYC 111 Introduction to Psychology
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computers
Mathematics Courses
MATH 165 - Calculus I
MATH 166 – Calculus II
MATH 208 – Discrete Mathematics
MATH 210 – Elementary Statistics
MATH 227 – Applied Linear Algebra
MATH 265 – Calculus III
MATH 266 – Intro to Differential Equations
CSCI 122 – Beginning Visual Basic
Sophomore Year – Education Courses
EDUC 210 Educational Technology
EDUC 250 Introduction to Education
EDUC 298 Pre-Professional Experience