Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Bachelor of Arts in Earth and Environmental Sciences, Life Science/Earth Science Education Concentration

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Why Choose the Life/Earth Sciences Education Program?

If your professional goal is a career as a high school teacher, consider Wright State’s Bachelor of Arts program in earth and environmental sciences with a concentration in earth sciences or life science/earth science.

Upon completion of the degree, students who wish to pursue teaching licensure can complete the Professional Educators Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree, available through Wright State’s College of Health, Education, and Human Services. Graduates of the undergraduate program and the M.Ed. Professional Educators Program are eligible to seek licensure from the Ohio Department of Education in Life Sciences and Earth Sciences.

Careers

View the Earth and Environmental Sciences program profile for sample occupations, average salary, and employment projections. 

Academics and Curriculum

View Bachelor of Arts in Earth and Environmental Sciences, Life/Earth Sciences Education Concentration program information, degree requirements, and graduation planning strategy in the Academic Catalog. The department offers field courses for practical, hands-on training and experiences in Earth and Environmental Sciences subjects.

What is the difference between concentrations? 

Bachelor of Arts in Earth and Environmental Sciences, Earth Sciences Concentration—Many professional earth scientists work to protect natural resources, including water and environments. Professional earth scientists also explore for new resources such as oil, gas, and minerals. 

Bachelor of Arts in Earth and Environmental Sciences, Life Science/Earth Science Education Concentration—This concentration is designed for students planning careers as high school (adolescent/young adult) teachers. 

Admission

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