Natural Science Education – 6-12 Biology, Chemistry, Physics
A major in Natural Science Education will combine your major courses with education courses that will prepare you for initial teacher licensure in biology, chemistry, or physics.
In your major, you will study the fundamentals of physical, biological, and mathematical sciences to gain an understanding of the scientific concepts required to explain the natural world. This BS degree can be earned in four years (8 semesters).
- Multidisciplinary focus
- Opportunities to apply scientific methodology and techniques
- Licensure preparation
- Lab courses that provide hands-on experience with concepts taught in class lectures
- Small classes
What You’ll Study
The Natural Science Education major requires 124 credit hours. You’ll take CBU general education and liberal arts courses, School of Sciences Support Requirements, plus courses in:
- Natural Science
- Teacher Licensure Requirements
As a natural science teacher, you can have an impact on society as you train the next generation of scientists or teachers.
Is a Natural Science Education Major for You?
If you have interest in the natural world and in teaching young people, a Natural Science Education major may be for you.
Meet the Faculty
Dr. John A. Varriano
Chair and Professor, Physics & Natural Science
Dr. Lavern Terrell
Associate Professor, Education
Dr. Rosetta Mayfield-Burford
Director, Chair, and Associate Professor, Education
Dr. Cynthia Alexander Mitchell, EdD
Graduate Director, Associate Professor, Education
Dr. Christie M. Rodgers, EdD
Director of Clinical Experiences, Assistant Professor, Education
Dr. Danny Eddie Thompson
Assistant Professor, Education