The integrated science for secondary teachers major provides a solid foundation for teaching physical and biological science courses. This major provides a route toward Michigan certification to teach integrated science, general science, science, biology, chemistry, physics, earth/space science and physical science for grades 7 through 12.
"Teaching science at CU provides an opportunity to share with students a holistic picture of the creation. Not only do we dig deeply into the sciences, but we also delve into our relationship with the Creator of all we study." Dr. Rob Keys, Associate Professor of Science
What can I do with this major?
With this major you can teach a variety of science classes to middle and high school students. In addition, the coursework lays a solid foundation for further studies pursuing an advanced degree.
Why choose Integrated Science for Secondary Teachers at Cornerstone?
Science at Cornerstone is taught from the point of view that we can learn more about our Creator by studying and caring for his creation. While God’s inspired word (the Bible) is the ultimate authority for all truth, his creation also provides us a window to glimpse his creativity, wisdom and beauty. After completing this hands-on and challenging program, you will be well equipped to help middle and high school students encounter God by learning about the things he has made.
Interesting classes I may take?
You’ll take classes in botany, genetics, chemistry, physics, astronomy, geology, evolution and origins, and a variety of education courses.
What internships or partnerships are available with this program?
Students in this major spend a semester student teaching at schools throughout West Michigan.
What are grads doing now?
Graduates are readily finding teaching positions throughout our nation.