Environmental Studies students and faculty in the field

Secondary Education Environmental Science with a Teacher Licensure Concentration (B.A.)

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Teaching Practicum

Students pursuing secondary education complete a full-semester minimum 300-hour practicum in their licensure field during the senior year. They are placed in local Massachusetts schools and closely supervised by a licensed cooperating teacher and a college supervisor. Weekly seminars bring all student teachers together with faculty who provide supervision and mentoring throughout the practicum. 

Please visit the School of Education's Secondary Education Licensure page for more information.


Field and Laboratory Research
Pollution/Water Quality Control Testing
Policy and Management
Environmental Law
Energy Sector
National and State Parks
Museums and Aquariums
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Protection
Natural Resource Management

Download Environmental Science Career Sheet for more options and information.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate a broad understanding of the environmental sciences, and the roles they play in the world today.
  2. Demonstrate learning and understanding of interdisciplinary study within the environmental sciences.
  3. Engage in methods of scientific inquiry.
  4. Apply learning through fieldwork, laboratory and internship experiences.
  5. Capitalize on the location and physical/natural aspects of the campus and the North Shore of Boston.
  6. Demonstrate relevant writing, communication and mathematics competencies and skills.
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