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Math/Science Education Major Programs

B.A. in Mathematics-Secondary Education

This major offers excellent preparation for teaching mathematics in secondary schools. Students interested in earning a California teaching credential from UC San Diego should contact the Education Studies Program (EDS) for information regarding prerequisites and requirements. It is recommended you contact EDS as early as possible.

B.S. in Chemical Education

The Chemical Education major offers an excellent preparation for teaching physical science in secondary schools, including chemistry, physics, earth science, biology, and mathematics. This program is also excellent preparation for students interested in a career in science writing.

B.A. General Physics/Secondary Education

The general physics/secondary education major prepares students to teach physics and physical science in secondary schools. It covers essential topics in physics while providing breadth in chemistry and earth science. The major also includes three quarters of field experience in local schools, where you will work closely with a mentor teacher and high school students.


There is no biology education major at present. Advisors can help students select an appropriate biology major and breadth requirements.

Biology Student Affairs Office
1128 Pacific Hall
(858) 534-0557



There is no earth sciences education major at present. Advisors can help students select an appropriate earth sciences major and breadth requirements.

Student Affairs Officer
Galbraith Hall, room 365
(858) 822-4604