The integrated science education (elementary) 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, biology, chemistry, physics, earth/space science and physical science for grades K through 8.
This integrated science education (secondary) 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. This major is combined with a minor in any other teaching discipline, but is often strongest with a minor in chemistry or biology.
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 students encounter God by learning about the things he has made.
With this major, you can teach a variety of science classes to elementary and middle school students. In addition, the course work lays a solid foundation for further studies pursuing an advanced degree.
From personable faculty to one-on-one advising appointments, we have resources to support you in reaching your goals and being successful in your classes.
See our sample degree plan for the list of classes you'll take as an integrated science education major.
Secondary education majors with a TESOL minor may qualify for advanced standing in our Master of Arts in TESOL program. This gives you the option to earn two degrees—a bachelor's degree and a master's degree—in as few as five years.
Download a semester-by-semester class planning guide.92%
of traditional undergraduate education students from the class of 2018 were working or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.
Importantly, our recent graduates also shared that they love their work. Of respondents, 100 percent reported a genuine interest in what they are doing.
College Is About More Than a Degree
At Cornerstone, knowledge is about more than memorizing facts. Here, you will develop a deeper understanding of people, life and God. You will conquer challenges, grow in wisdom and make more memories than you can count.
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