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2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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Science Education, B.S.

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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.

General Requirements
Bachelor of Science Degree

Total for graduation 120 credits  
General Education 40 credits  
Major Studies 80 credits  

Program Requirements

Racial and Ethnic Studies (6 credits*)

Global Perspective (6 credits*)

General Education (40 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)

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.

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.

Teacher Education Requirements

To be endorsed for a teaching license in the State of Wisconsin, students must complete several Benchmark Assessments. Detailed information is online at:

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