Get Your Degree in Science Middle Level Education

Within the Middle Level Education major, our Science concentration will equip you to teach 5th-8th grade students through hands-on learning and scientific concepts. Our Science program encourages you to cultivate a deep curiosity about the world, using your platform as a teacher to spark the next generation of nurses, engineers, and science lovers.

Science Education Program Highlights 

  • Students will take a variety of Education and Science courses with opportunities to focus on their particular interests.
  • Teacher candidates are introduced to diverse classrooms with shadowing, apprenticeship, and internship opportunities within local schools.
  • Call Me MiSTER participating school, which supports teachers from under-served, socio-economically disadvantaged, and educationally at-risk communities.
  • This program is recognized by the AMLE, and the South Carolina State Board of Education under the guidance of the 2022 CAEP standards.

Modality & Benefits

Get a traditional college experience with lively in-person classroom discussions and close proximity to your professors, mentors, and best friends. 

Start Dates: 

January & August  

  • Semester-Based Timeline
  • Face-to-Face Instruction (some Online options)
  • In-Person Office Hours & Support
  • Relationships & Networking
  • Extracurriculars & Immersive Campus Experience

Science Education Curriculum

Major Requirements

Popular Science Education Classes

  • Earth Science
    Learn about astronomy, geology, and meteorology. 
  • Survey of Chemistry
    Explore topics in general, organic and biochemistry.
  • Ecology
    Study the relationships between organisms and the environment.

Science Teacher Opportunities

Education occupations as a whole are expected to see above-average job growth between 2021 and 2031 (BLS). The median annual wage for middle school teachers is about $61,000 (BLS).

Nurture Students' Curiosity

  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Earth Science

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