Science for Teaching

College of Arts and Sciences

Location: Crete

The Science major is a broadly based bachelor of science degree program for students seeking a general education in science and the Science Field Endorsement.

This major meets the requirements for certification to teach biology, chemistry, physics, and earth science in grades 7-12.

Emphasis Areas
  • Environmental Systems 
  • Human Dimensions 
  • Agricultural Systems
  • Science Teaching
Students paddling in a boat

Student Organizations

Wildlife and Conservation Organization

Activities include camping and canoeing on the Niobrara River and camping at the Lewis and Clark Recreation Area. Day trips have included observing the hawk and eagle migration and Hitchcock Nature Center and wildlife at the DeSoto Wildlife Refuge. We have also assisted in enlarging the University's disc golf course. We also work to conserve our tiger mascot in the wild through our involvement in the Tigers for Tigers Coalition and the World Wildlife Fund. Recently we have set up an aquarium in Lied Science Building for all students and faculty to enjoy.

Career Information

CIC Research Student at Spring Creek Prairie

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