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Senior Administrative AssistantMs. Jody Walton
210 Social Sciences Building
Middle School Education, AA
Use Your Love for Science to Inspire Young Minds in the Classroom!
Do you have a passion for the sciences and want to share it with young people? In this career, you will have the opportunity to engage students by exploring Earth’s place in our universe, examining the flora and fauna of an ecosystem, creating chemical reactions of various materials, designing projects using force, gravity, electricity, and light, and evaluating processes that occur at the Earth’s surface and throughout our oceans.
Gulf Coast State College's Middle School Science Education Option, Liberal Arts AA degree will prepare you with a solid foundation to ensure your success at a top university in Florida. The classes you will take to earn your AA degree will fulfill General Education Core requirements that seamlessly transfer to a four-year institution to count toward your bachelor’s degree. You may have additional requirements for admission to a teacher-preparatory program, so please contact a GCSC adviser or the university you plan to transfer to for further guidance.
Middle School Science Education Course Requirements
ENC1102, English II
MAC1105, College Algebra
MAC2311, Calculus with Analytical Geometry I
MGF1106, Mathematics for Liberal Arts
MGF1107, Survey of Mathematics
BSC2010, Biology for Science Majors I
EDF2085, Introduction to Diversity for Educators
EME2040, Introduction to Technology for Educators
BSC2010L, Biology for Science Majors I Lab
Students must also complete one of the following two‑semester sequences in science:•+*PHY2053/L, College Physics I and Lab (4 crs.) and+*PHY2054/L, College Physics II and Lab (4 crs.)or•+*CHM1045/L, General Chemistry (4 crs.) and+* CHM1046/L, General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis (5 hrs.)
What can you do with Middle School Science Education Associate of Arts?
Who is Eligible for the Program?
Elementary School Teacher
Environmental Science Professor
Middle School Teacher
Gulf Coast alumni of this program have continued their education at:
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