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B.S. in Secondary Education Life Sciences Concentration (7-12)

General Education Courses
EH 123Rhetoric and Composition I3
EH 124Rhetoric and Composition II3
EH 200Approaches to Literature3
HE 111The Husson Experience ***1
HY 111United States History I3
MS 132Probability and Statistics3
HY 103Modern World Civilizations3
MS 141Contemporary College Algebra4
PH 110Introduction to Ethics3
PY 111General Psychology3
PY 141Human Growth and Development3
SC 191
SL 191
General Biology I
and General Biology Lab I
4
Fine Arts Elective3
Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective3
Open Elective3
Co-curricular/Community Service
Professional Education Courses
ED 201
ED 203
Phil Foundations of Education
and Clinical Experience
3
ED 204
ED 310
Classroom Management
and Educational Practicum I
4
ED 231Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment3
ED 307Technology in Education3
ED 317
ED 430
Methods in Secondary Science
and Educational Practicum III
4
ED 321Educating Exceptional Students3
ED 332
ED 320
Methods in Teaching Writing in the Schools
and Education Practicum II
4
ED 389Educational Psychology3
ED 450Student Teaching/Seminar in Teaching15
PY 322Diversity & Multiculturalism3
Concentrations
SC 101Introduction to Nutrition3
SC 120
SL 120
Functional Anatomy and Physiology
and Functional Anatomy and Physiology Lab
4
SC 151Conceptual Physics3
SC 180
SL 180
Principles of Gen Chemistry
and Prin of Gen Chemistry Lab I
4
SC 192
SL 192
General Biology II
and General Biology Lab II
4
SC 240
SL 240
Ecology
and Ecology Lab
4
SC 241
SL 241
Microbiology
and Microbiology Lab
4
Other Required Courses
Choose two of the following:6-7
Environmental Science
Conservation and Resource Management
Marine Biology
and Marine Biology Laboratory
Nutrition
Cell Biology
Epidemiology
Genomic Biology
Total Hours122-123

Suggested Course Sequence

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
EH 1233ED 2013
HE 111***1ED 2030
MS 1414EH 1243
SC 180
SL 180
4MS 1323
SC 191
SL 191
4PY 1113
 SC 192
SL 192
4
 16 16
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
EH 2003ED 204
ED 310
4
HY 1113SC 1013
PH 1103SC 120
SL 120
4
PY 1413Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective3
PY 3223 
 15 14
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
ED 2313ED 3893
ED 3213SC 1513
ED 332
ED 320
4SC 241
SL 241
4
HY 1033.Open Elective3
SC 141 or SC 142 or SC/SL 2103-4SC 291 or SC 292 or SC 334 or SC 2343
 16-17 16
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
ED 3073ED 45015
ED 317
ED 430
4 
SC 240
SL 240
4 
Fine Arts Elective3 
 14 15
Total Hours: 122-123
***

Credit may not be required for degree completion. 

Courses

SL 120. Functional Anatomy and Physiology Lab. 1 Hour.

Functional Anatomy and Physiology Lab is a 1 credit lab that students take at the same time as taking the lecture part of the course, SC 120. It is laboratory designed to give the non-science major knowledge of the human body and its relationship with the environment. Topics covered parallel the lecture topics in SC 120 and include: the chemical basis of life, the anatomy & physiology of all organ systems, growth, development, heredity and biotechnology issues.

SL 180. Prin of Gen Chemistry Lab I. 1 Hour.

This is a laboratory class.

SL 181. Chemistry Lab I. 1 Hour.

This is a laboratory class.

SL 182. Chemistry Lab II. 1 Hour.

This is a laboratory class.

SL 191. General Biology Lab I. 1 Hour.

This laboratory course is to be taken concurrently with SC 191. It is designed to reinforce the fundamental biology concepts discussed in lecture as well as introduce students to laboratory procedures and the basics of the scientific method.

SL 192. General Biology Lab II. 1 Hour.

This laboratory course is to be taken concurrently with SC 192. This course is designed to provide hands-on experience with plant and animal diversity, comparative anatomy and physiology, as well as the collection and analysis of lab and field data.

SL 210. Marine Biology Laboratory. 1 Hour.

Marine Biology Laboratory must be taken concurrently with Marine Biology. Laboratory activities focus on the organisms and ecosystems in the Gulf of Maine and include field trips to local marine habitats as well as laboratory investigations of local flora and fauna. Prerequisite(s): SC 191 or SC 192.

SL 221. Anat/Physiology Lab I. 1 Hour.

This is a laboratory class.

SL 222. Anatomy/Physiology Lab II. 1 Hour.

This is a laboratory course. Prerequisite(s): SL 221.

SL 240. Ecology Lab. 1 Hour.

This lab focuses on ecological research principles and is designed to complement and reinforce the topics discussed in SC 240. The labs will include reading primary literature, case-studies, identification of local flora and fauna, and field and laboratory data collection and analysis.

SL 241. Microbiology Lab. 1 Hour.

This is a laboratory class.

SL 242. Biotechnology Lab. 1 Hour.

This is a laboratory class.

SL 271. Physics Lab I. 1 Hour.

This is a laboratory class.

SL 272. Physics Lab II. 1 Hour.

This is a laboratory class.

SL 285. University Physics I (Laboratory). 1 Hour.

University Physics I is the first course in a two semester, calculus based university physics sequence. The goal of this course is to introduce students to the concepts of force and motion, work and energy, simple harmonic motion, and waves. The class meets for three hours each week in lecture, two hours each week in recitation, and two hours each week in the lab. This course assumes no prior background in physics. Prerequisite(s): MS 181.

SL 286. University Physics II Lab. 1 Hour.

This course continues the development of the basic physical concepts begun in SC285. Topics include electricity, magnetism, and optics. The class meets for three hours each week in lecture, two hours each week in recitation, and two hours each week in the lab. Prerequisite(s): MS 181 and (SC 285 or SC 271).

SL 299. Topic/. 0-3 Hours.

This course is intended to provide the opportunity to offer introductory courses in laboratory science that would not normally be a part of the Husson curriculum. As such the topics will depend upon the interests of students and faculty.

SL 381. Organic Chemistry I Lab. 1 Hour.

This is a laboratory class. Prerequisite(s): SL 182.

SL 382. Organic Chemistry II Lab. 1 Hour.

This is a laboratory class. Prerequisite(s): SL 381.

SL 393. Physical Chemistry Lab. 2 Hours.

This course is a hands-on laboratory component of the SC 393, covering topics in kinetics, thermodynamics, transport, and spectroscopy. The laboratory exercises apply physical methods to studies of complex physicochemical phenomena. Computer simulations of molecular properties complement the measurements. Three hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisite(s): SL 182 and SL 272.

SL 394. Analytical Chemistry Lab. 2 Hours.

This course is a hands-on introduction to the fundamental techniques of analytical chemistry. It covers sample treatment and volumetric, gravimetric, electrochemical, chromatographic, and spectroscopic analytical methods. Three hours of laboratory per week are designed to supplement and reinforce the knowledge gained in the SC 394. Prerequisite(s): SL 182.

SL 399. Topic/. 0 Hours.

This course is intended to provide the opportunity to offer 300-level courses in laboratory sciences that would not normally be a part of the Husson curriculum. As such the topics will depend upon the interests of students and faculty.

SL 499. Topic/. 0-3 Hours.

This course is intended to provide the opportunity to offer advanced courses in laboratory science that would not normally be a part of the Husson curriculum. As such the topics will depend upon the interests of students and faculty.