Majors & Minors

Science Education

B.A. in Adolescence Education: Science

SUNY Potsdam offers NCATE-recognized undergraduate teacher education programs preparing students for New York State certification in grades 7-12, with many areas offering an extension for certification in grades 5-6 as well.

The Adolescence Science Education Program requires completion of an appropriate science major, selected from the following majors: biology, chemistry, geology or physics, while simultaneously completing a second major in education, with courses in pedagogy that are specific to the content that will be taught.

Caring, experienced faculty, and the opportunity to interact with regional teachers and students throughout the programs, make for an authentic experience in preparation for an exciting and rewarding career.

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