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Studying Physical Science Teaching at Weber State

Weber State’s physical science composite teaching major allows you to explore a variety of physical science disciplines while you prepare for your career in education.

Physical Science Composite Teaching Highlights

This degree’s multidisciplinary approach allows you to graduate with more career opportunities in secondary education than others in your field.

As a student of various physical science disciplines, you’ll have access a wide variety of departmental events and networking opportunities.

Beyond the Classroom

As a physical science composite teaching major, you can gain practical experience while completing individual research for course credit.


Sven Livingston

Class of 2019

“The most exciting aspect of my degree thus far has definitely been being a part of so many different disciplines, from geology to meteorology to physics to chemistry. These have allowed me to make first-hand experiences with cross-cutting concepts across all subject areas.”

What You’ll LEARN at Weber

You’ll learn how to effectively present a range of physical science subjects to students using state-of-the-art teaching methods while completing courses in areas such as physics, geology, chemistry, and mathematics.

What You CAN DO After Weber

As a composite graduate, you’ll be prepared to teach secondary school subjects such as:

  • Physics
  • Geology
  • Earth sciences
  • Chemistry

In addition, you’ll have all the opportunities available to other science majors, including graduate studies and a wide range of career opportunities.

If you have questions, contact a WSU Career Advisor.

Faculty Perspective

I think working with future teachers might be the most important component of my job. I need them to not just help the next wave of students understand science, but embrace it as their own, both as citizens and scientists.

Adam Johnston