If you love the thought of stimulating inquisitive minds to investigate the world through biology, chemistry, physics, and other fields of science - and to do so from a biblical frame of reference - the Science Education major may be for you. This program gives you a solid foundation in biological, physical, and earth sciences as well as preparation in the art of teaching and passing this knowledge on to others. As a senior Science Education major, you complete a full semester of student teaching, inspiring young people to explore the world through science.
- Science teacher
*Some careers and employment positions require graduate degrees, specialized training, or additional certification and licenses.
Science Education Program Outcomes
- The Science Education program will train pre-service teachers in science content knowledge to pass the Praxis II Science content test on the first attempt with a passing rate of 100%.
- The Science Education program will train pre-service teachers in the skills of teaching science to be able to pass student teaching and the future edTPA on their first attempt.
- The Science Education program will prepare pre-service teachers to possess positive dispositional domains of moral conduct and work ethic, and academic success as demonstrated on the dispositional rubric evaluations, Praxis II, and college conduct records.
- The Science Education program will prepare pre-service teachers to possess the skills needed to address science issues from a Christian perspective.