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Explore the teaching - general science minor at UW-Eau Claire

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's teaching - general science minor prepares you to teach a variety of science-related subjects to children in grades 1-8. The majority of the minor is made up of course electives, allowing you to study topics in a wide range of areas, including those that most interest you. Explore courses in biology, chemistry, geology, geography, physics, environmental public health and environmental studies. 

The teaching - general science minor is only for students in the College of Education and Human Sciences: Education Studies. The minor must be combined with the elementary education major. Completion of the minor qualifies you for licensure to teach general science in middle childhood through early adolescence classrooms and prepares you for a rewarding and impactful career. Our graduates go on to instill a love and appreciation for science in elementary and middle school students, helping them to grow on both a personal and academic level.

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Teaching - general science highlights

Mentoring from diverse, supportive faculty. Throughout the minor, you'll learn from supportive faculty members from a variety of departments, disciplines and backgrounds. Our professors have a wealth of knowledge and expertise and will use it to inspire and motivate you. Here, you won't just be a number. Faculty will know you by name and go out of their way to prepare you for a career in teaching. 

Fascinating and individualized curriculum. Study the history of the earth, volcanism, properties of matter and so much more. More than 45 different electives allow you to personalize your education and become an expert in multiple areas. 

Classes for teaching - general science minors may include:

Learn more about the teaching - general science minor in the UWEC catalog.

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