May 12, 2021
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Science Education, B.S.: 4-year sequence
The B.S in Science Education program at UW-Stout prepares students for a career teaching science at the middle and high school level. Students in the program may choose to complete two of the following science teaching certifications: broadfield science, biology, chemistry, physics, earth and space science, and environmental science.
Bachelor of Science Degree
|Total for graduation
Racial and Ethnic Studies (6 credits*)
Global Perspective (6 credits*)
General Education (40 credits)
Communication Skills (9 credits)
Analytic Reasoning and Natural Sciences (10 credits)
Arts and Humanities (6 credits)
Courses must be from literature (3 credits) and creative/performing arts (1-3 credits). Remaining credits must be from art history/music & theater appreciation, foreign language and culture, history, and philosophy.
Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)
Cross-disciplinary Issues (3 credits)
Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning (3 credits)
Selective (3 credits)
BIO 111 provides 1 credit; choose 2 additional credits from any general education area.
Major Studies (80 credits)
Professional Education (24 credits)
Student Teaching/Internship (16 credits)
Select 16 credits of student teaching or teaching internship from approved list.
- SCIED-XXX Student Teaching (16.00 cr.)
Science Courses (40 credits)
Students must complete at least one major certification and one different major or minor certification.
Broadfield Science: Major Certification (28 credits)
Biology: Major Certification (28 credits)
Chemistry: Major Certification (28 credits)
Physics: Major Certification (28 credits)
Biology: Minor Certification (18 credits)
Chemistry: Minor Certification (18 credits)
Earth and Space Science: Minor Certification (18 credits)
Environmental Science: Minor Certification (18 credits)
Physics: Minor Certification (18 credits)
* Student must earn a “C” or better in all professional education and introductory science courses.