Do you want to help nurture the scientists of tomorrow?
At a glance
This major is geared to students who want to become science teachers, as well as to students who want a broad exposure to mathematics and the physical sciences. Internships and volunteer activities provide practical training and experience. Students will meet the requirements for Colorado teacher licensure upon graduation — including a semester of teaching, which prepares students to meet the demand for secondary science educators in Colorado and across the country.
A concentration allows you to specialize in a certain area within your major, offering a depth of information and hands-on experiences that you may not otherwise get. Many students in this major will concentrate in one area to work in a specific field after college, as well as find mentors and internships before they even graduate.
You’ll study the biological sciences while taking courses in education, along with a semester of student teaching in biology.
You’ll study the science of chemistry while taking courses in education, along with a semester of student teaching in chemistry or related classes.
You’ll study the geological sciences while taking courses in education, along with a semester of student teaching in geology or related classes.
You’ll study the physical sciences and earn two minors (choose from Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Mathematics, Statistics, or Physics) while taking courses in education, along with a semester of student teaching in science classes.
You’ll study the science of physics while taking courses in education, along with a semester of student teaching in physics and related classes.
Some Career Options
Graduates with licensure in secondary science education will find a strong demand for high school and junior high/middle school teachers in Colorado and elsewhere in the nation. In addition, you will also have the background required to further your studies in graduate science programs.
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For additional opportunities, please reach out to:
Warren Jackson, undergraduate recruitment coordinator, at email@example.com or (970) 491-4519.
academic Info and Tips
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