Comprehensive Secondary Science Teaching Major
Study science teaching at UNI – Iowa’s leader in teacher preparation
The Comprehensive Secondary Science teaching major at UNI combines a broad education in science with UNI’s outstanding teacher preparation program. This major is intended for students who wish to teach all areas of science in grades 7-12, and leads to Iowa endorsements in biology, chemistry, earth science, physics, physical sciences and all science. Students will take a variety of science content and methods courses, along with professional education courses and intensive field and student teaching experiences. Our graduates are widely sought after by school districts, because they are able to teach all science subjects.
UNI is home to a nationally recognized teacher preparation program.
Our students have the opportunity to get involved in research with our faculty.
Hours of classroom teaching experience before graduation.
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Science Education Office
153 McCollum Science Hall
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0296
The best part about my major is that I will be qualified to teach in multiple branches of science. My degree has given me the qualifications to attain my dream job, and the experience I need to teach and understand any student that walks into my classroom.
Building In-Demand Skills
Did you know that graduates of the comprehensive secondary science teaching major are widely sought after by school districts? This is because graduates of our program have completed all the necessary science courses to teach all science subjects. Students in this program take courses in biology, chemistry, earth science and physics as well as secondary science methods courses. These classes are taught by science faculty with educational expertise and who work with existing science teachers.