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600/1600 Science (all) (for program completers before 7/1/1980)

The license holder may teach any science subjects in the 600/1600 range at the grade levels specified on the license.

601/1601 Broadfield Science (for program completers 7/1/1980 – 8/31/2004)

The license holder may teach any science subjects up through grade 9 (within the grade levels specified on the license).

The license holder may teach science for grades 10 – 12 EXCEPT discrete courses in Biology (605/1605), Chemistry (610/1610), Physics (625/1625) and Earth/Space Science (635/1635).

601/1601 Broadfield Science (for program completers 8/31/2004 – present)

The license holder may teach any science subjects at the early adolescence – adolescence level, up through grade 10, and any basic or fusion science class in grades 11-12 that is NOT:

  • a) A semester-long discrete course in a PI 34 science category (e.g. Life and Environmental Science (606/1606))
  • b) An honor, International Baccalaureate (IB), or Advanced Placement (AP) course
  • c) Part of the college preparatory sequence and/or an elective course with more depth of content than basic courses.

To teach a course under the criteria a, b or c above, the teacher must hold a license based on completion of at least a concentration in that subject area.

620/1620 General Science – 27 (Grade 7-12)

The license holder may teach any science subject for grades 7-8.

The license holder may teach General Science (620/1620) for grade 9-12

621/1621 Science – 37 (Grades 6-9)

The license holder may teach any science subject for grades 6-8.

The license holder may teach General Science (620/1620) for grade 9, including for high school credit.

621/1621 Science – 46 (Grades 1-9)

The license holder may teach any science subject for grades 1-8.

The license holder may teach General Science (610/1610) for grade 9, including for high school credit.

635/1635 Earth/Space Science

The license holder may teach Earth/Space Science (635/1635) including Astronomy (627/1627) and Geology (636/1636).