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Bachelor of Science
Earth Science Education (B.S.)
Students will take courses in geology, astronomy, chemistry, and environmental science while learning the different educational theories and methods that apply to teaching Earth Science in the classroom.
Geology Field Trip
Share Our World
Successful students will develop the skills and knowledge they need to communicate and teach Earth Science concepts in the secondary education classroom.

Students take courses in geology, chemistry, and environmental science. They also learn and gain experience using different teaching methods and models to adapt the content for a variety of students and their different learning styles. Students are encouraged to seek a graduate degree after they are employed.

Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Earth Science Education have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
Science Teacher
Science teachers work with middle school and high school students about Earth’s place in the universe and about Earth’s geology, environments, oceans, and weather.
Science Outreach Specialist
Science outreach specialists develop, manage, and oversee scientific educational offerings in communities, youth camps, schools, or state parks.

Getting Started in This Degree

If you are interested in Earth Science Education, start with one of the following major-specific courses:

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