Earth Science/Teaching

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Earth Science/Teaching

Degree Options

  • B.S. in Earth Science/Teaching
  • Minor in Earth Science/Teaching

Who Would be Interested in Earth Science/Teaching?

  • Students who enjoy interacting with or have experience with teenagers
  • Students who enjoy engaging in learning as part of a community
  • Students with any geology training or background

Why Earth Science/Teaching?

  • Kentucky has a lack of highly qualified science teachers and a high demand for graduates.
  • The program provides state-of-the-art science teaching methods.
  • The program is specifically designed to help students prepare for the PRAXIS exam.
  • Teaching is a rewarding career.
  • Teachers who are also parents can be with their own children during summer breaks.

What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program?

Students may select Earth Science/Teaching upon applying to the university.

Where Are Recent Graduates Employed?

School districts throughout Kentucky.

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