Forming future scientists.

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.

Program Distinctives

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.

  • Overview

  • Career Opportunities

    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.

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    Relevant Classes

    A well-rounded list of liberal arts and major classes prepare you to excel as an innovative, character-driven professional. And trained advisers provide the personalized, strengths-focused guidance you need to thrive as a college student and complete your degree.

    Download a semester-by-semester class planning guide. This shows how you can finish your degree in four years.

  • Earn Advanced Standing

    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.

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    Job and Graduate School Placement Rate

    94%

    of all our traditional undergraduate students from the class of 2017 were employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.