This minor is especially designed for students majoring in Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence Education who have an interest in and an aptitude for the natural sciences. It provides a broad background in the sciences, without the depth of focus required of a minor in one specific discipline.
Science Minor Faculty
Science Minor Requirements (31 semester hours)
Life and Environmental Science Emphasis for Education Certification (grades 1-8)
- BIO 101 - Environmental Science (4 semester hours)
- BIO 111 - Life Sciences I (4 semester hours)
- BIO 112 - Life Sciences II (4 semester hours)
- CHM 131 - Principles of Chemistry I (4 semester hours)
- CHM 132 - Principles of Chemistry II (4 semester hours)
- CHM 200 - Earth Systems (4 semester hours)
- PHY 200 - Celestial Systems (4 semester hours)
- One additional Biology (BIO) or Biochemistry (BIOC) course (minimum 3 semester hours) at the 300-level or above
Note: This minor is not available to students majoring in Biology, Chemistry, or Biochemistry.
Teacher Certification: To qualify for teaching certification at the Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence level (grades 1-8), a student must complete the Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence Major/Professional Sequence, the courses listed above, and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction's (DPI) statutory requirements.