SCI-212: Earth Science for Educators

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Earth Science for Educators
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
4 (for 15-week classes)
Eligible to take gateway MATH course at HFC or a satisfactory score on the Math placement exam.
Course Description

An inquiry-based course covering topics in the earth sciences - geology, meteorology, and astronomy. Course content is designed to give students a thorough familiarity with concepts critical to teaching earth science at the K-6 level. The course emphasizes three skills: investigation, critical thinking, and organization. Learning is primarily through student inquiry and discovery of core concepts, with guidance and facilitation provided by the instructor. Two combined classroom/lab sessions per week.

MTA Categories
  • Category 6: Natural Sciences (Lecture and Lab)
General Education Categories
  • Natural Sciences
Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632,, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122 and J-115
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Winter 2022 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.