BS in Science Education
Graduates employed last 7 yrs.
Average major class size
Clinical hours during program
Our degree will help you get education down to a science
The national demand for science educators in secondary settings continues to grow. As a graduate of the Bachelor of Science with a major in science education program at Trine University, you will be equipped to meet a critical need and prepared to impact the lives of students as a science educator.
The degree: Specialize in chemistry or biology
The Bachelor of Science with a major in science education program focuses on the interdisciplinary nature of curriculum by designing and implementing classroom learning through multiple instructional strategies.
Coursework in chemistry education includes:
- Organic chemistry
- Physical chemistry
Coursework in biology/life sciences education includes:
- Human anatomy
- Plant biology
- Animal biology
- Environmental biology
Trine University offers special education licensure programs for preschool through 12th grade, allowing certain secondary education programs to add special education licensure to an existing content area within their four-year degree program at Trine. If you are interested in pursuing special education licensure, talk to your faculty advisor.
The experience: Perform science while getting extensive time in the classroom
The Bachelor of Science with a major in science education has challenging learning experiences guided by faculty in the arts and sciences as well as in the Franks School of Education. You will complete extensive clinical experiences throughout their programs to give them direct contact with today's classrooms.
The result: Be prepared for your teaching career
Graduates from the Franks School of Education have demonstrated high levels of success, including:
- 100 percent of recently surveyed principals indicated the Franks School of Education provided teacher training that was relevant, effective, and improved P-12 student learning.
- 100 percent of recently surveyed graduates indicated the Franks School of Education provided teacher training that was relevant, effective, and improved P-12 student learning.
- 100 percent of graduates shared they would recommend others coming to Trine University to become a teacher.
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