Area of Concentration

If a course is not offered in a given semester, please consult a LBST advisor.

You may take any ACADEMIC MINOR in place of an area of concentration.

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS   13 units

2 courses required:

  • ENGL 220: Beginning Creative Writing  3.0
  • ENGL 431: Theory and Practice in Tutoring Composition  4.0

1 course selected from:

  • ENGL 372: Pedagogical Grammar  3.0
  • ENGL 375: Introduction to English Grammar  3.0

1 course selected from:

  • ENGL 353: Multicultural Literature  3.0
  • ENGL 467: Teaching Multicultural Lit.  3.0
  • RDGL 554: Literature for Children  3.0
  • RDGL 557: Literature for Multicultural World  3.0

HEALTH SCIENCE STUDIES   12 units

4 courses required:

  • HCSV 265: Human Sexualtity  3.0
  • HCSV 370: Drugs in Our Society  3.0
  • HCSV 462: School Health Problems  3.0
  • NFSC 303: Nutrition/Physucal Fitness  3.0

MATHEMATICS   12 units

3 courses required:

  • MATH 105: Statistics  3.0
  • MATH 117: Hand-on Math Lab  2.0
  • MATH 311: Intuitive Foundations in Geometry  3.0

1 course selected from: 

  • MATH 119: Pre-calculus  4.0
  • MATH 109: Survey of Calculus  4.0
  • MATH 120: Analytic Geometry and Calculus -1st semester  4.0
  • MATH 121: Analytic Geometry and Calculus -2nd semester  4.0

NATURAL SCIENCE   12-14 units

2 courses required:

  • NSCI 321: Scientific Inquiry  3.0
  • NSCI 489M: Science Museum Docent Training  1.0

1 course selected from:

  • CHEM 100: Chemistry and Current Issues  3.0
  • CHEM 107: General Chemistry for Applied Sciences  4.0
  • PHYS 100: Concepts in Physics  3.0
  • PHYS 202A: General Physics  4.0

1 course selected from:

  • GEOS 102: Physical Geology  3.0
  • GEOS 105: Introduction to Astronomy  3.0
  • GEOS 265: Environment III:  Atmosphere, Water and Soil  2.0

1 course selected from:

  • BIOL 302: Evolution  3.0
  • BIOL 318: Biology of Childhood  3.0
  • BIOL 334: Conservation Ecology  3.0
  • BIOL 342: Field Biology  3.0

PHYSICAL EDUCATION   12 units

3 courses required:

  • KINE 308: Dance/Rhythms/Educ Gymnastics  3.0
  • KINE 321: Motor Development and Behavior 3.0
  • KINE 410: Develop. Approp. PE-Middle School 3.0

1 course selected from:

  • KINE 306: Net Games and Self-defense for Teachers  3.0
  • KINE 312: Outdoor Education for Teachers  3.0
  • KINE 315: Intro to Adapted Physical Activity  3.0
  • KINE 411: Assessment in Physical Education  3.0

SOCIAL SCIENCE   12 units

1 course selected from:
  • GEOG 352: The Unites States  3.0
  • GEOG 435  Historical Geography of North America  3.0

1 course selected from:

  • HIST 430: Colonial America  3.0
  • HIST 431: The American Revolution  3.0
  • HIST 432: Early American Republic  3.0
  • HIST 433: The Civil War and Reconstruction  3.0

1 course selected from:

  • HIST 400: Ancient Greece
  • HIST 401: Clasical Greece  3.0
  • HIST 404: Rise of Rome  3.0
  • HIST 405: The Age of Caesar and Augustus  3.0
  • HIST 406: Roman Empire 3.0

1 course selected from:

  • GEOG 301: Global Economic Geography  3.0
  • HIST 410: Medieval Civilization (750-1400)  3.0
  • HIST 411: Renaissance Civilization (1300-1550)  3.0
  • HIST 412: Reformation and Early Modern Europe (1400-1660)  3.0

TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (TESOL)   12 units

4 courses required:

  • ENGL 372: Pedagogical Grammar  3.0
  • ENGL 375: Introduction to English Grammar  3.0
  • ENGL 478: Linguistic Approaches to Reading  3.0
  • ENGL 477: Semantics - Language and Meaning  3.0

VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS   12 units

1 course selected from:

  • ARTS 493 or MUSC 326 (the one not taken to meet the requirements of the core)  3.0

1 course selected from:

  • ARTS 100: Art Appreciation  3.0
  • ARTS 122: Color Theory  3.0
  • ARTS 123 Design  3.0
  • ARTS 125: Basic Drawing  3.0
  • ARTS 592: Culture Diversity in Art Education  3.0
  • ARTS 227: Intro Painting  3.0
  • ARTS 230: Intro Printmaking  3.0
  • ARTS 240: Intro Fine Art Photography  3.0
  • ARTS 250: Intro Computer Art  3.0
  • ARTS 260: Intro Ceramics  3.0
  • ARTS 270: Intro Sculpture  3.0

1 course selected from:

  • MUSC 292: Major Musical Figures  3.0
  • MUSC 190: Introduction to the World of Music  3.0
  • MUSC 219: Fundamentals of Music  3.0

1 course selected from:

  • THEA 315: Gender and the Stage  3.0
  • THEA 112: Acting  3.0
  • THEA 110: Introduction to the Theater  3.0