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Geography Education Program of Study

Students should plan to complete some courses during the summer semester if they wish to complete graduation requirements in a four-year period. 

Students seeking education endorsements need to work closely with their advisors regarding the required coursework in the subject endorsements and in professional education. 

Students are encouraged to consider taking a foreign language as part of their general studies program. (See appropriate section of catalog.) Please see catalog for a complete listing of program requirements. 

2020-21 Academic Year

CLASS

CREDIT HOURS

FRESHMAN - 1st semester

ENG 102 Composition Skills (General Studies CAT 1)

3

GEO 120 World Regional Geography

3

HIS 120 World History (General Studies CAT 10)

3

General Studies by advisement

6

 

FRESHMAN - 2nd semester

CNA 100 Principles of Human Communication (General Studies CAT 2)

3

EDU 150 Professional Education in a Diverse Society

3

GEO 130 Physical Geography

3

Math by advisement (General Studies CAT 3)

3

General Studies

3

It is recommended that student satisfactorily completes the Core exam by the completion of the freshman year.

 

SOPHOMORE - 1st semester

GEO endorsement courses

6

Professional education course

3

General Studies CAT 7

3

General Studies by advisement

3

 

SOPHOMORE - 2nd semester

EDU course(s) by advisement

3-6

GEO endorsement course

3

Second endorsement course(s)

3-6

Advancement to Level 2:  Acceptance to Teacher Education Candidacy (required to take all EDU 300/400 level courses)

 

JUNIOR - 1st semester

GEO endorsement course(s)

3-6

EDU course(s) by advisement

3-6

General Studies by advisement

3-6

Second endorsement course(s)

3-6

 

JUNIOR - 2nd semester

GEO endorsement course(s)

3-6

EDU course(s) by advisement

3-6

Second endorsement course(s)

3-6

Continue coursework to fulfill remaining endorsement, second endorsement, education, and graduation requirements.

All persons seeking Nebraska certification are required to provide proof of a passing score on the Praxis II content test designated for the area(s) of endorsement. For information about the test requirements, please visit the Nebraska Department of Education.