Candidates seeking license to teach biology and/or general science, grades 7-12, enroll as biology and/or general science majors and education minors. Some students may elect to pursue certification in both areas of biology and general science.
A total of 58 Science credits is required to complete the degree, and Liberal Arts credit requirements. In addition, students must fulfill the requirements of the Department of Education (total of 27 Education credits).
More About This Degree
The $6.4 million Center for Natural and Health Sciences is equipped with four large laboratories, a newly renovated Biotechnology research lab, an environmental wet laboratory, a greenhouse, three computer laboratories, and a multi-media auditorium.
The education program benefits from Marywood’s commitment to provide all students with state-of-the-art technology. The department maintains a curriculum laboratory of texts, manipulative materials, and software designed for K-12 programs. In addition, students are able to access an Assistive Technology Lab with the latest adaptive technology for preparation to implement Universal Design for Learning. If your goal is to work with infants, toddlers, and preschool-age children, you will have access to Marywood’s own childcare and preschool programs.
Candidates seeking license to teach general science (grades 7-12) enroll as general science majors and education minors.
Undergraduate Admissions Requirements
- Official SAT and/or ACT scores
- Completed application
- Official transcripts
- Letter of recommendation