Composite Science Education (B.S.Ed.)
Create opportunities for middle and high school students to engage with science and expand their knowledge and critical reasoning skills.
High school and middle school students require teachers who are passionate about science and enthusiastic about teaching. By earning a bachelor’s degree in science education from the University of North Dakota, you'll receive a broad preparation in the sciences--biology, chemistry, physics and earth science-- that will prepare you to teach middle and secondary school students.
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- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
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Why Study Composite Science Education at UND?
The University of North Dakota offers the most comprehensive teacher education program in the state. Our program graduates teachers who enter classrooms in North Dakota, Minnesota and across the nation.
Prospective science teachers may choose between two paths. You may pursue a double major with a B.S. in a science such as biology or chemistry and a B.S.Ed. in secondary education. Alternatively, the B.S.Ed. in composite science education offers an even distribution of course work across the sciences, including 24 credits from your preferred science discipline.
The B.S.Ed. in composite science education program is ideal for students interested in serving in rural areas where they may be required to teach a variety of science content and courses.
Teacher Education programs at UND meet the rigorous expectations set by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Programs (CAEP). The B.S.Ed in Composite Science Education also is approved by the North Dakota Educational Standards and Licensing Board.