Dr. Rudolf Kraus
Job prospects are excellent for general science secondary education majors due to the shortage of science teachers. At Rhode Island College, our faculty have expertise in best practices that align with the Next Generation Science Standards. Along with a concentration in general science, you must select one of the following areas of expertise: biology, chemistry, physics or middle level education. Upon successful completion of this program, you will be eligible for full certification to teach general science in grades 7-12 in Rhode Island. You will also be eligible for a second certification in biology, chemistry, physics or middle level education and be able to pursue endorsement in English as a second language.
Other programs available are Certificate of Undergraduate Study (CUS) in Biology Education, Chemistry Education, General Science Education, or Physics Education, and/or Certification in Middle Level Education