Geography 7-12 Teaching Subject Endorsement, Bachelor of Arts in Education

Offered by Department of Geography

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)12
LOPER 2: Writing Skills
Introduction to Academic Writing
LOPER 3: Oral Communication Skills
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)10
LOPER 7: Social Science
Introduction to American Politics
LOPER 8: Natural Science
Physical Geography I: The Atmosphere
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 16
LOPER 9: Civic Competency and Engagement
Introduction to American Politics
LOPER 10: Respect for Human Diversity
Teaching in a Democratic Society
LOPER 11: Wellness3
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
Professional Sequence
Complete all required courses 225
Management and Assessment in K-12/Secondary Classrooms
Field Experience in Secondary Classroom
Program-Specific Requirements3
Special Topics in Academic Writing and Research
Complete all required courses33
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum28
Total Credit Hours120


Geography Subject Endorsement Requirements
GEOG 102Physical Geography II: The Lithosphere4
GEOG 104World Regional Geography3
GEOG 106Human Geography3
GEOG 206Geography of the United States and Canada3
GEOG 300Map Investigation3
GEOG 321Economic Geography3
SOSC 370Social Science of the High School3
Select a minimum of 5 credit hours of any GEOG 300-GEOG 499 35
Geography Subject Endorsement Electives
Select 6 credit hours of ECON, HIST, PSCI, PSY or SOC 46
Total Credit Hours33

Designated courses with the appropriate content may be approved to satisfy one of the Broad Knowledge requirements plus LOPER 9 or Broad Knowledge plus LOPER 10. Courses may be approved to satisfy LOPER 9 or LOPER 10 alone. (Courses satisfying LOPER 9 or LOPER 10 alone must be 3 credit hours.) Students applying this option will need to take additional hours in other categories to meet the required GS hours.


Students must apply for admission to all Teacher Education programs.


Except GEOG 388


Except ECON 188, ECON 388, HIST 188, PSCI 188, PSCI 388, PSY 188, PSY 388, SOC 188