Integrated Science, B.S.
The integrated science program offers an integrated science secondary major for teacher certification at the middle school/high school level.
The integrated science secondary major certifies
students to teach general science at the middle school level and
biology, chemistry, earth science and physics at the high school
level. The major provides a depth of instruction in each science
discipline, as well as coursework in science teaching pedagogy.
In order to be certified in this major, students must:
- Complete the major with a 3.0 GPA
- Pass the ISCI Secondary subject area Michigan Test for Teacher Certification
- Complete the College of Education professional program
Why Study Integrated Science at Grand Valley?
- Coursework is designed specifically for the major and taught using best practices identified by the research literature.
- Limited class sizes maximize interactions between faculty and students, as well as among students.
- There is a high success rate in passing the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification on students' first attempts.
- There are many opportunities to be extensively engaged in scholarship and professional growth, professional organizations, and conferences.
- Integrated science majors are active in the community and involved in service learning in area schools.
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Location & Format
Undergraduate students in this major study at Grand Valley's Allendale Campus.
- Face To Face
Students study a variety of content, including:
- Earth science
- Integrated science
- Science teaching pedagogy
Combined Degree Programs
This undergraduate degree can be combined with a master's degree to save you time and money, and get you into the workforce sooner. On average, students save $8,500 in our combined degree programs and take up to four fewer classes than if earning the degrees separately.
You can even build your own combined degree from programs in different disciplines to further personalize your education and meet specific career goals.
Visit the Admissions website for undergraduate requirements.