In addition to teaching, the completion of this undergraduate degree can also be an acceptable springboard into programs in professional areas such as law, dentistry, medicine, journalism or library science. Programs in these areas often require completion of a Bachelor’s degree in either arts or science before application.
Or if you enjoy science and simply want to keep your options open, the general science degree may be just what you need. We live in a world that increasingly places a premium on a familiarity with science and technology. Whether you are a banker who approves a loan for an environmental consulting firm, a politician who must vote on new legislation concerning genetic engineering or an illustrator for a high school science text book, a good background in science will be an asset to your career. If you enjoy science but aren’t sure where your future lies, this degree can give you a solid basis for many different careers.