Bachelor of Science in Earth and Space Science with Teaching
The Bachelor of Science in Earth and Space Science with Teaching in Temple’s College of Science and Technology is designed for geology majors who want to pursue a career in education in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM). The 124-credit-hour interdisciplinary Earth and Space Science with Teaching BS degree is offered through Temple’s TUteach program. Students completing this degree leave with a Pennsylvania Level I teaching certificate.
Earth and Space Science with Teaching
As an Earth and Space Science major, you will gain a strong foundation in geology, astronomy and related sciences. You’ll also learn to solve problems by leveraging scientific principles. This program provides a solid foundation in the field of Earth and Space Sciences through classroom instruction, laboratory and field work, and undergraduate scientific research. Over the course of four years, you will be able to
- apply theoretical and observational frameworks when analyzing geologic and physical data, testing hypotheses and solving problems.
- communicate through writing and oral presentations with individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds.
- design and deliver inquiry-based mathematics and science lessons, groups of lessons, and full courses.
- discuss issues related to earth and space science that impact society and the planet.
- work with master and mentor teachers to develop good teaching skills.
More generally, you will leave knowing how to create a classroom environment of respect that fosters a positive climate for all students to perform to their fullest potential.