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EDES712-BS - Earth Science 7-12


Official Name of Program

Earth Science 7-12



Degree Designation

BS - Bachelor of Science



NYSED Program Code

38024 - EDES712-BS

CIP Code


This program provides the academic course content necessary for certification as a teacher at the adolescence level in the field of earth science.

Students wishing to be recommended by the College for initial certification must successfully their academic major (earth science) as well as the adolescence education sequence of courses. The sequence must be started by the beginning of the sophomore year.

For admission and continuation in the Earth Science 7-12 Bachelor of Science and all Adolescence Education courses students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Students wishing to be recommended by the College for certification must successfully complete the education sequence.  In order to finish the sequence in two years it is recommended that students begin coursework at the beginning of their junior year.


Students may graduate with honors if they maintain a 3.5 GPA in the major, and complete GEO 460 Capstone Research Seminar and Thesis.