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Science Education

Undergraduate Studies in Secondary Science

For a scholarship opportunity in science education, please see the CCNY Noyce program web page.

Undergraduate students interested in obtaining teacher certification in secondary science should fulfill the minor requirements listed below. Note that the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Atmospheric Science, and Physics all offer specific tracks for majors interested in becoming teachers.

City College does not currently offer a Bachelor's Degree in Science Education.

Requirements for the program leading to teacher certification in secondary science include:

  • Completion of a Bachelor's Degree in a field of science (e.g. biology, chemistry, earth and atmospheric science)
  • Education courses
  • Passing scores on relevant state exams

Please consult with the Science Education Program Director (Prof. Richard Steinberg, as soon as you decide you may be interested in pursuing this major.