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2013-2014 Catalog 
2013-2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Science — Secondary, BAE

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Department of Science Education, College of Sciences and Technology

97-107 credits

Introduction/What is the Study of General Science - Secondary?

The Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Program is a visionary and practical program designed to enrich the training and education of K-12 pre-service teachers and, through them, their students. From a collaboration of the disciplines of Chemistry, Geology, Biology, Physics/ Astronomy, Mathematics and Engineering Technology, the Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Program (SMATE) offers an opportunity for teachers and future teachers to gain specific skills and broaden talents within their chosen discipline.

This program is designed to prepare future teachers at the middle school and secondary level with an emphasis in Science. This major must be accompanied by the professional preparation program in secondary education offered through Woodring College of Education.

Why Consider a General Science - Secondary Major? 

If you want a broad base of knowledge in the field of science to prepare you for teaching any science subject at the secondary level, this major will provide it. You will take a range of introductory courses from different areas of science, including Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Geology, along with an in-depth on a single subject such as Biology or Chemistry.

 Contact Information

General Science Education Advisor
Edward Geary
Science, Mathematics
& Technology Education 250D

General Science Program Manager
Lori Torres
Science, Mathematics
& Technology Education 220

Teacher Education Admissions
Miller Hall 150

Secondary Education
Program Coordinator
Debbie Gramm
Miller Hall 401A

Secondary Education
Program Manager
Janna Cecka
Miller Hall 401C

 Sample Careers

Secondary Education Teacher

 Major/Career Resources


How to Declare (Admissions and Declaration Process):

This major must be accompanied by the professional preparation program in secondary education. Courses required for a state teaching endorsement must be completed with a grade of C (2.0) or better. See the Secondary Education  section of this catalog for program admission, completion, and teacher certification requirements.

Grade Requirements

A grade of C (2.0) or better is required for courses in the secondary education professional program and all courses required for the endorsement.

Additional Requirements

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