StudyQA — Bachelor: Science Teacher Preparation Program (Biology and Chemistry) — University of Arizona

Science Teacher Preparation Program (Biology and Chemistry)

Study mode:Online Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 684 / program Foreign:$ 1.18 k / program  
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The College of Science Teacher Prepration Program provides science majors the opportunity to take courses and engage in school experiences that will lead to a Bachelor of Science degree in Science Education, qualify for eligibility for secondary science teacher certification or to a minor in Science Education. Science teachers today are in demand. Currently there is a shortage of qualified science teachers in K-12 schools. Additionally, science teaching is an exciting and rewarding career that combines opportunities to work simultaneously with young people and with science.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • USD 684 Module (National)
  • USD 1184 Module (International)

*tuition fee per credit hour

Start date 2016 Credits 33 Credits

*per semester

Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode Online Educational variant Full-time Structure Fully structured Student interaction Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments Attendance No Attendance Teacher support Continuous support with feedback on request More information Go To The Course Website

Course Content

STCH 250 -- Teaching Science or Mathematics

STCH 310 -- Adolescent Learning in Science and Mathematics

STCH 410 -- Managing Science Instruction in Diverse Classrooms

STCH 420 -- Planning and Implementing Science Curriculum

STCH 494A -- Science Teaching Practicum

STCH 496A -- Science Teaching Seminar

BIOC 434 -- Biology Teaching Methods for Secondary Teachers

GEOS 401 -- Earth Science Teaching Methods and Materials

CHEM 439a -- Central Ideas in the Chemical Sciences

PHYS 439 -- Physics Teaching Methods

English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 7 TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test : 79

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test.


Before students can take any courses for credit, students must first be admitted to the University of Arizona as a degree or non-degree student. Students who are not admitted to the University of Arizona can apply as a Non-Degree Seeking student, either as an Undergraduate or Graduate student. Graduate students can apply online as a Non-Degree Seeking student. Undergraduates can download a paper Non-Degree application. Please mail the Undergraduate Non-Degree application and check payment to UA Outreach College instead of Undergraduate Admissions to expedite your admission process.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Related Scholarships*

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There are various types of financial assistance that can help you cover the costs associated with college. UA offers a wide array of scholarship programs. Every student is considered for scholarships as long as a complete application for admission, transcripts and test scores have been received.

To apply for need-based aid, U.S. citizens must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have your information sent to UA, specify the UA school code — 001083.

To ensure you get the best financial package, be sure to complete a FAFSA by March 1st and have a complete Admissions Application (application, transcripts, SAT/ACT scores) by May 1st.


University of Arizona Accreditation

The University of Arizona is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA). The Higher Learning Commission is one of six regional accrediting bodies recognized federally by the Department of Education. Accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission ensures students and other stakeholders that the University of Arizona meets clear quality standards concerning mission, integrity, teaching and learning, resources, and institutional effectiveness. In addition, the University is operated under the jurisdiction of the Arizona Board of Regents.

State Authorization

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Important note for prospective students: If you are considering an academic program that leads to professional licensure in your state (i.e. Nursing, Education), it is highly recommended that you first seek guidance from the appropriate licensing agency in your home state before beginning an academic program located outside your state.

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