Candidates who are seeking a recommendation in science need:

  • Breadth: Coursework in physics, chemistry, biology, and earth/environmental science. (Note: Candidates’ coursework needs to be in these departments, not a related field.)
  • Depth: A major in biology, chemistry, physics, or earth/environmental/atmospheric sciences, or the equivalent in undergraduate and/or graduate coursework.  (NOTE: The equivalent of a major is defined as a compilation of at least thirty (30) credit hours in the specified major field from accredited/approved institution(s), at least nine (9) of which shall be advanced undergraduate courses or higher.)
  • Mastery: Academic competence as attested by an overall B average, and a B average in field of major studies as defined by the institution, or written certification of intellectual competence by an academic dean. (NOTE: The Licensing Office will not accept a grade lower than a C in a course.)

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