Metropolitan State University
700 7th St. E.
Saint Paul, MN 55106

Local: (651) 793-1302

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Program locations

This program is offered at the following locations:

Metropolitan State University, St Paul Campus


Life Sciences Teaching

Metropolitan State University

Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Science
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Land/Campus
  • WIA certified: YES
  • Emphases: N/A

About this Program

This program prepares individuals to inspire 5th-8th graders and 9th-12th graders to learn about life sciences. Graduates will gain a foundation in the biological, physical and earth sciences; engage in active hands-on scientific inquiry through lab experiments, field study and computerized analysis of data; explore methods of teaching science that actively engage students through inquiry activities, experimentation, projects, the exploration of issues and the use of technology; and develop skills in planning instruction, guiding learning and assessing the performance of science students. Plus prepare for the Minnesota Science Teaching License with a Life Science Specialty while enhancing one's teaching skills and content knowledge.

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