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Earth and Space Science with Teaching, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #301 (WUR) , PA,
The Bachelor of Science in Earth and Space Science with Teaching in Temple University's College of Science and Technology is designed for Geology Majors who want to pursue a career in education in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM).


The 124-credit-hour interdisciplinary Earth and Space Science with Teaching BS degree at Temple University is offered through Temple’s TUteach program. Students completing this degree leave with a Pennsylvania Level I teaching certificate.

Earth and Space Science with Teaching

As an Earth and Space Science Major, you will gain a strong foundation in geology, astronomy and related sciences. You’ll also learn to solve problems by leveraging scientific principles. This program provides a solid foundation in the field of Earth and Space Sciences through classroom instruction, laboratory and field work, and undergraduate scientific research. Over the course of four years, you will be able to:

  • apply theoretical and observational frameworks when analyzing geologic and physical data, testing hypotheses and solving problems.
  • communicate through writing and oral presentations with individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds.
  • design and deliver inquiry-based mathematics and science lessons, groups of lessons, and full courses.
  • discuss issues related to earth and space science that impact society and the planet.
  • work with master and mentor teachers to develop good teaching skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Elementary Classical Physics I  
  • Honors Elementary Classical Physics I (F)  
  • General Physics I  
  • Honors General Physics I (F)  
  • Knowing and Learning in Mathematics and Science
  • Introduction to Inclusive Education

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

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    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

National Students

  • Self-Report High School Transcript
  • Fee: $55 (Fee waivers are available for freshmen who qualify)
  • Essay
  • Extracurriculars

International Students

  • Temple's online application or online Common Application or Paper application to submit by mail
  • Official High School or University Transcripts with English Translations 
  • Standardized Tests (SAT, ACT, TOEFL iBT, IELTS or PTE)
  • Apply as an international student if you hold or will need to obtain a nonimmigrant visa, including a student (F-1) or an exchange visitor (J-1) visa.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17928 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    35856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17928 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    16080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8040 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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