General Science: Specialization in Biology or Earth Sciences (Certifiable for Elementary Education)

This program is offered by the Literacy, Elementary, & Early Childhood Education and Geological Sciences and Biology Departments

Program Description

The teacher preparation program in elementary education (grades 1 through 6) prepares beginning teachers to become highly knowledgeable about subject matter and pedagogy and critically reflective, responsive, passionate, compassionate educators who are committed to meeting the learning needs of all children with diverse, cultural, socioeconomic, and linguistic backgrounds.