I. Program Description
The Bachelor of Secondary Education major in General Science program (BSEd-GS) provide a strong foundation for students who would like to become high school science teachers.
The program provides students with an in-depth knowledge of general science as well as with effective educational materials.
Students are also trained to become competent, competitive and responsible professionals who are able to work in government and non-government offices.
II. Nature of the Field of Study
The BSEd major in General Science is an undergraduate teacher education program designed to equip learners with adequate and relevant competencies to teach science in the secondary level.
III. Degree/Program Goals
The BSEd major in General Science degree program aims to develop highly motivated and competent teachers specializing in the content and pedagogy for secondary science education.
IV. Program Outcomes
The minimum standards for the BSEd major in General Science degree program are expressed in the following set of learning outcomes:
a. Demonstrate deep understanding of scientific concepts and principles.
b. Apply scientific inquiry in teaching and learning.
c. Utilize effective science teaching and assessment methods.
d. Manifest meaningful and comprehensive pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) of the sciences.