The Biology, Chemistry, Education, Geography and Physics departments cooperatively offer this program to students interested in certification to teach science at the secondary-school level from an integrated science perspective. Students with this major must minor in either biology education, chemistry education, earth science education or physics education. The major prepares students to be endorsed both in integrated science and in the specific discipline of the major.
Advising for this major is provided by faculty in the School of Education.
Students with a major in secondary education integrated science must maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or greater overall, in the major, and/or minor(s) with no grade below a "B-" in the professional education sequence and no grade below a "C" in the major and/or minor(s).
For department information or additional degree requirements, go to the Interdisciplinary and Individually Created Programs department page.
For related information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/education-training-and-library/high-school-teachers.htm
|Total Credits Required
Depending upon the minor chosen, students complete their 56-62 credits of general science curriculum as stated in the four minor options (biology, chemistry, earth science or physics).
Note: MA 111 College Algebra for Calculus Preparation is required for many of the courses in this program.
Bulletin Year: 2023 - 2024 Undergraduate Bulletin