Academic Majors for ACTION

To be accepted into the ACTION Program, a student must declare one of the majors below. 

Eligible Education Majors*:

Middle Childhood Education - must choose both science and mathematics concentrations


AYA Chemistry
AYA Earth Sciences
AYA Earth Sciences/Chemistry
AYA Earth Sciences/Physics
AYA Integrated Mathematics
AYA Integrated Science
AYA Life Sciences
AYA Life Sciences/Chemistry
AYA Life Sciences/Earth Sciences
AYA Life Sciences/Physics
AYA Physics/Chemistry
AYA Physics

*A degree in Adolescent/Young Adult (AYA) leads to licensure to teach grades 7-12.  A degree in Middle Childhood Education leads to licensure to teach grades 4-9. If you have specific questions, go to the BGSU College of Education and Human Development website for more information.

Other Eligible Majors**:
Biology (including Aquatic & Marine Biology, Ecology & Conservation Biology)
Chemistry (including Biochemistry)
Environmental Science
Geology (including Geochemistry, Geophysics, and Paleobiology)
Mathematics (including Actuarial Science, Applied Mathematics, and Statistics)
Physics (including Applied Physics)

**By the end of the second year, all participants must have officially declared one of the education majors listed above to remain in the program.