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BA in Earth Science: Earth Science Education

The Bachelor of Arts in Earth Science with an Earth Science Education Major provides you with a broad background in earth sciences for a career in science education or public or private administration dealing with earth and environmental science issues.

Program Highlights

  • Strong focus on research-based strategies for teaching and learning science, intensive field teaching experience, and personal guidance from master teachers and faculty.
  • Engaging, discipline-specific pedagogy courses like Problem-based Instruction in Mathematics & Science, Classroom Interactions, and Knowing & Learning in Mathematics & Science.
  • 120-credit-hour program culminates in a semester-long student internship.
  • Program modeled after the nationally acclaimed U-Teach program at University of Texas, Austin.

To learn more about this program, visit FIUteach.

Career Outlook 

  • Middle or high school teaching
  • Mineralogy
  • Soil Science
  • Paleontology
  • Geophysics
  • Volcanology
  • Seismology
  • Hydrology
  • Meteorology

Undergraduate Admissions