Science Education

Scope and Objectives

The Science Education minor is designed for students who wish to become middle school and high school science teachers or who plan to teach as graduate students in their disciplines. The minor provides a background in teaching and learning science and the broad general science background included in California State subject matter credential examinations, selected coursework required for entry into a variety of postbaccalaureate credential programs, and field experiences in the development, management, and teaching of science laboratory instruction in grades 7 through 12, including Advanced Placement Tests.