The Bachelor's of Science in Education, Secondary Science has four concentrations that allows students to gain a deep knowledge and understanding of their chosen field, while maintaining an broader knowledge of another discipline.
The Comprehensive Science Education program prepares students to teach science at the secondary level. The program reflects the North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards, and includes:
The program provides students the theoretical and practical framework to be informed, effective, and innovative inquiry-based practitioners.
Qualified teachers are in demand across the country.
Once graduated, you'll be certified and highly qualified to teach your chosen discipline and any of the other three in North Carolina, and your teaching license will be reciprocal in more than 40 other states.
There also are opportunities to work with young people in out-of-the-classroom settings such as camps, enrichment programs, and schools-at-sea programs, and in non-traditional science education programs in science centers, museums, science centers, zoos, botanical gardens, aquaria, conservation groups, and advocacy organizations, to name but a few options.