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Integrated Science, B.S.

The integrated science program offers an integrated science major with teacher certification at the elementary/middle school level and an integrated science secondary major for teacher certification at the middle school/high school level.

National Job Growth by 2025
High Pass Rate for Michigan Test for Teacher Certification
Limited Class Size Means Maximum Interaction with Faculty

Source: EMSI, 2020

Program Overview

The integrated science major is designed for students seeking certification to teach at the elementary and/or middle school levels. It provides students with broad exposure in all of the sciences and emphasizes the connections among the scientific disciplines and their relevance to society.

In order to be certified, students must:

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:

Why Study Integrated Science at Grand Valley?

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