Bachelor of Science in General Science with Teaching

The Bachelor of Science in General Science with Teaching in Temple’s College of Science and Technology is especially designed for students majoring in natural sciences who want to pursue a career in STEM education. This 124-credit-hour, interdisciplinary degree is offered through Temple’s innovative TUteach program.

General Science with Teaching

As a General Science major, you will

  • analyze, evaluate and use scientific literature in your own research.
  • build a strong foundation in the traditional disciplines of science.
  • develop the ability to discuss and present on scientific issues that impact society.
  • gain a thorough understanding of scientific methodology by studying historical and theoretical models as well as experimenting in the lab.
  • learn to process and evaluate both theoretical and real-life quantitative data.
  • sharpen your skills in scientific inquiry, writing and oral presentation.

During the course of your program, you will have multiple opportunities to practice teaching in Philadelphia School District classrooms. You’ll also be assigned an advisor who will help you to find internship opportunities in education, fulfill curriculum requirements and submit the required documents to become a candidate for the PRAXIS exam.

Temple TUteach

TUteach is a collaboration between the College of Science and Technology and the College of Education. TUteach integrates a secondary school (grades 7 through 12) mathematics or science teaching track so you can become eligible to take the PRAXIS certification exam upon graduation.

Learn more about the TUteach program degrees.

Classes & Curriculum

Students are exposed to the foundations of natural science, laboratory investigations and teacher training. There are also many opportunities to pursue internships both on campus and in the community.

Learn more about the General Science with Teaching Major curriculum.

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Tuition & Fees

In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, the Bachelor of Science program offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full or part time), in-state or out-of-state residency and more. Learn more about our tuition and fees.

These tuition costs apply to the 2018–2019 academic year.

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