The BSE in Secondary Education-Earth Science option major will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to become an effective high school earth science teacher. The program is designed to help you become an accomplished teacher for the 21st century. equipped with knowledge, skills, and attitude to succeed in a highly technological society. High quality courses in small classroom settings allow you to work directly with faculty and collaborate with peers.
You will have multiple hands-on opportunities to learn science teaching in both university and secondary school settings. Our graduates have nearly 100% placement in Missouri schools and faculty will work with you as you begin your career.
You will use the knowledge and skills obtained in this program to:
After completing this degree, you will be eligible to apply for educator certification in grades 9-12 Earth Science, as well as unified science certification through the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).
UCM is the longest continuously CAEP accredited public institution in Missouri
UCM’s Science Education programs are recognized by National Association of Science Teachers (NSTA)