Students in the Natural and Mathematical Science Division can become certified to teach science or math. See the Education Division for education degree requirements. Generally, 21 hours of coursework in your area of specialization is required in addition to education coursework.
Culver-Stockton also offers a bachelor's of science degree with a major in biology with a unified science teaching certification. To earn the degree, students must maintain a GPA of at least 2.5 in biology, satisfy all professional education and certification requirements, and complete 63 hours of coursework as details in the academic catalog. Required coursework includes botany, zoology, anatomy and physiology, microbiology, genetics and evolution, ecology, molecular and cell biology, physics, chemistry, organic chemistry, atmospheric science, geology, research, and physical science.
Some students may be eligible for scholarship assistance from the Missouri Urban Flight and Rural Needs Scholarship Program, which offers assistance to eligible students who enter a teacher education program and make a commitment to teach as a condition of receiving the scholarship. This scholarship can cover 100 percent of the total cost of eligible students' tuition and fees, up to four years, at a four-year college or university in Missouri.