Science Education (B.S.)

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Science Education Degree

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The Bachelor of Science degree in Science Education is designed to prepare students who wish to teach general science to grades 5-8 or life science at grades 9-12. Graduates of our science education programs in Minnesota are qualified to pursue careers within the public or private school system. This Science Education major degree program in Minnesota is structured to meet the Minnesota Board of Teaching General Science and Life Science licensure requirements.

Science Education Major (B.S.) Courses

Program Requirements

Christian Studies Core

I. Christian Studies - 24 Credits

General Education Core

II. General Education - 30 Credits

Major Core

III. Science Education Major - 64-65 Credits

All major core classes and education core classes as well as general education English and math classes require a minimum passing grade of a C.

Total - 125-143 Credits *

1 Select humanities electives from COM, ENG, ESL, FAR, HIS, HUM, LAN, MUS, PHI, or PRC.

2 Select social science electives from ANT, CSJ, ECO, ESL, GEO, HIS, POL, PSY, or SOC.

* Some courses from the Christian Studies Core and Major Core can be used to fulfill requirements in the General Education Core. By doing that the number of credits needed for graduation would be toward the lower end of the range of total credits.

^ Requires a minimum passing grade of a "C".

Note: Student teaching is eligible for a Christian Service unit.

This program is subject to change based on the Minnesota State Board of Teaching licensing revisions.


Four-Year Suggested Program for the Science Education Major

Freshman Year

Fall Semester - 17 Credits

Spring Semester - 17 Credits

Take the MTLE: Basic Skills

Sophomore Year

Spring Semester - 15-16 credits

Departmental Acceptance

Students apply for departmental acceptance during their sophomore year spring semester or their junior year fall semester. A minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA and completion of half of the Christian Service requirements are required for departmental admission in the Life Science Education major. Student must apply and be accepted into both the Teacher Education Department and Mathematics and Science Department.

Junior Year

Fall Semester - 15-16 Credits

Apply for admission to Student Teaching

Senior Year

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