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Earth Science Education Option

What is Earth Science Education (ESED)?

Earth Science Education is designed to prepare future geoscience educators with the content knowledge they need to teach about earth and environmental sciences in formal and informal educational settings.

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What will you learn?

All of our undergraduate programs provide knowledge of the basics of Geoscience, Chemistry, Physics, Calculus, and Statistics in addition to learning GIS and basic computer programming. Our options require additional courses specific to that topic.
In our ESED Option, students will gain a broader understanding of the Earth and our interaction with it. Additionally, they will learn outreach and K-12 teaching techniques.

Click here for the Earth Science Education Option Checksheet.

Careers in ESED

  • K-12 Science Education
  • Community Outreach
  • Science Communication
  • Museum Education
  • More

If you have more questions about becoming a geosciences major or the admissions process, please visit our advising page or contact: April Newcomer, Advising & Enrollment Manager, 540-231-8824,