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Science Education - Earth Science (9-12), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Lumberton, NC, United States
University of North Carolina at Pembroke Science Education - Earth Science (9-12) Program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).  Each undergraduate and graduate teacher education program area offered by UNC Pembroke (UNCP) is approved by the NC State Board of Education.
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Overview

At UNCP, the School of Education administers the Science Education - Earth Science (9-12) Program (TEP). Some TEP program areas (majors) are housed in the School of Education, while some programs are housed in the College of Arts and Sciences. The Department of Biology (College of Arts and Sciences) houses the Science Education Programs. In cooperation with the Department of Chemistry and Physics and the Department of Geology and Geography, the Department of Biology offers 5 programs that lead to a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in Science Education.

Degrees available include a B. S. in Science Education (grades 6-9 concentration) (middle grades) and a B. S. in Science Education (grades 9-12, with a concentration in Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, or Physics) (high school). Upon successful completion of the program of study in Science Education and related requirements, graduates are eligible for a Standard Professional I license to teach in the state of North Carolina.

Vision 

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke will challenge students to embrace difference and adapt to change, think critically, communicate effectively, and become responsible citizens. Working from a strong foundation in the liberal arts, we will increase opportunities to infuse our curriculum with interdisciplinary innovation while promoting undergraduate and graduate research as well as international opportunities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • General Chemistry 
  • College Physics 
  • Astronomy
  • Principles of Biology
  • General Botany
  • Basic Human Biology
  • Principles of Ecology
  • Earth Science
  • Earth History

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Complete and submit a UNCP application.
  • Send in your nonrefundable application fee.
  • Submit Certified/Official English-language translation of your high school transcripts/Exit Exams.
  • Request your TOEFL and/or SAT/ACT scores be sent to UNCP. (UNCP’s codes are 5534 for the TOEFL and SAT and 3138 for the ACT.)
  • Provide Proof of Financial Support

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19499 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19499 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19499 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19499 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    15499 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15499 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lumberton

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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