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Interdisciplinary Science - Teacher Certification in Science, Grades 7-12, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1001 (WUR) San Marcos, TX, United States
The College of Science and Engineering has a triple mission: Preparing students for careers in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and STEM education and imparting core knowledge in science and mathematics to all students. Enroll now in Interdisciplinary Science - Teacher Certification in Science, Grades 7-12 program at Texas State University!
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Overview

To ensure an understanding of basic scientific and engineering concepts, Texas State University offers extensive opportunities for student participation. Students gain experience in laboratories, interact with the environment through field studies, conduct undergraduate research, participate in design experiences and train using technologically advanced instrumentation. 

A combination of student participation, rigorous classroom instruction, and "hands on" experiences gives majors a competitive advantage in career advancement or in the selection of professional or graduate programs. The non-science major is assured of adequate scientific knowledge to make informed decisions essential to citizens in a science-oriented, technological world.

Interdisciplinary Science - Teacher Certification in Science, Grades 7-12

Currently, there are sixTexas science- and math-related teacher certification programs available at Texas State University:

  • Chemistry (B.S. major in Chemistry),
  • Life Sciences (B.S. major in Biology),
  • Mathematics (B.S. major in Mathematics),
  • Physical Science (B.S. major in Chemistry or a B.S. major in Physics),
  • Physics/Mathematics (B.S. major in Physics),
  • Science (B.S. major in Interdisciplinary Science), and

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

For more information, please visit the program website.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    78

    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:

    6.5

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Applicants must submit original academic records (or copies which have been certified by an appropriate school official) of all secondary and post-secondary course work, examination results, SAT or ACT test scores (directly from the testing center), certificates awarded, and/or diplomas. A certified English translation must accompany the original academic records if the originals are not in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    23900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11240 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for San Marcos

  • 921 - 1710 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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