General Science Education

general science education

WHAT IS GENERAL SCIENCE EDUCATION?

This major is part of the Education Exploration Group

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Students prepare to teach general science for grades 7-12, depending on academic preparation. Students complete general education requirements, a 36-credit subject area major in the academic area of preparation, and required courses in professional education.

HOW TO DECLARE:

APPLICATION REQUIRED. Applicants MUST complete 54 credits of undergraduate coursework by the end of the spring semester prior to their official admission to the program. Strong GPA and interview required. Find more information and the application here.

 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS:

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HELPFUL INTRO COURSES:

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EDCI 2100 - Power, Privilege, and Public Education (Gen Ed: CA 2 and CA 4)

UNIV 1810 - FYE Learning Community Seminar (Education for Social Change)

CHEM 1127Q - General Chemistry 1 (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: CA 3-LAB)

GSCI 1050 - Earth's Dynamic Environment  (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: CA 3 Lab)

BIOL 1107 - Principles of Biology 1 (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: CA 3-LAB)

 

POSSIBLE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

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