Natural Sciences GN Course Selections

The science courses listed below may be used to fulfill the 3 credits each in biological, earth, and physical sciences required as prerequisites to SCIED 458 in the Elementary & Early Childhood Education (EECE) major. Students must select one course from each requirement.


  • All students must take one lab course, which are indicated by an asterisk on this list.
  • All students must complete one biological course, one earth science course, and one physical science course prior to enrolling in SCIED 458.
  • All courses are 3 credits unless otherwise indicated.
  • Students choosing to take a SCIED course must submit a petition for it to count as one of the three GN requirements. Students may submit an academic petition to request the use of other courses. A rationale for using a particular course, written by the student, must be part of the petition.

Course Selections:

Biological Requirement

Earth Science Requirement

Physical Science Requirement