Earth Space Science

Your Path to Success

As a graduate of the B.S. in Secondary Earth/Space Science Education, you will be poised to foster in middle and high school students a stewardship of the planet and a zest to explore the wonders of space. The program offers a comprehensive overview of interacting earth systems, including the hydrosphere and atmosphere, as well as an understanding of the evolution of the earth’s physical and biological systems through time.

Courses include subject areas in astronomy, meteorology, oceanography, ecology, geology and botany. Graduates are eligible to earn a Florida professional teaching certificate at the middle and high school levels.

Admission Requirements

  • Demonstrate proficiency of the College-Level Academic Skills
  • Conferred Associate of Arts degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 in all higher education classes
  • Completion of the Volunteer Clearance application
  • Grade of "C" or better in the following prerequisite classes: EDF1005, EEX2010, MAC2311C, GLY2010C, OCE1001, and BSC1010C & BSC1011C, or CHM1045C & CHM1046C, or PHY2048C & PHY2049C
  • Proof of passing scores for at least two of four subtests of the General Knowledge Test (GKT)
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