Share your passion for science with young students. Prepare for a Minnesota Science Teaching License with Life Science Specialty. Gain a foundation in the biological, physical and earth sciences. You will accomplish these goals and more with a degree in Life Sciences Teaching. Upon completion of the Life Sciences Teaching BS and Urban Secondary Education Licensure, you will also:
Gain certification to teach all science areas to 5th-8th graders, including earth science and physical science. And, gain certification to teach life science classes—biology, environmental science, integrated science—to 9th-12th graders.
Practice active hands-on scientific inquiry through lab experiments, field study, and computerized analysis of data.
Explore science teaching that actively engage students through inquiry activities, experimentation, projects, exploration of issues, and technology use.
Develop skills in planning instruction, guiding learning, and assessing student performance.