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Science Education

Before - Stream B: Master of Arts Degree in Science Education, Professional Certification

If admitted 2007 or earlier

  • Total Credits: 30-31
  • Required Courses (6 credits):

EDUC 1200E: Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum (3 credits)
EDUC 3100E: Teaching Science in Secondary Schools (3 credits)

  • Elective Courses (24 -25 credits):

Graduate courses in science (6 credits)#                      
Graduate courses in science education (9 credits)#, ^
Other courses in science or education (6 credits)#, +
One of the following:
Choice 1 - EDSE 0200I: Masters Project (3 credits)
Choice 2 - EDUC 0000I: Introduction to Educational Research (2 credits) AND EDUC 0100I: Individual Study in Educational Research (2 credits)

* Prerequisites for student teaching include completion of education course work, standardized exams (LAST, ATS-W, and CST), and meeting with science education advisor and field work coordinator early in the semester preceding student teaching.

# Selected in consultation with a program advisor. Courses designated "for middle school teachers" can not count.

^ Science Education Courses are graduate science courses (BIO, CHEM, EAS, PHYS, or SCI) which are specifically intended for teachers. Note that Science Education courses are a subset of Science courses. Ask science education advisor which courses qualify.

+ Education courses required for Initial Certification can not be applied as an elective.

Any changes or deviations from the above program requirements must obtain written advisor approval.

If admitted after 2007 but before summer 2011

  • Total Credits: 31
  • Required Courses (10 credits):

EDUC 1200E: Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum (3 credits)
EDUC 3100E: Teaching Science in Secondary Schools (4 credits)
EDSE 0200I: Masters Project (3 credits)

  • Elective Courses (21 credits):

Graduate courses in science (6 credits)#                      
Graduate courses in science education (9 credits)#, ^
Other courses in science or education (6 credits)#, +

* Prerequisites for student teaching include completion of education course work, standardized exams (LAST, ATS-W, and CST), and meeting with science education advisor and field work coordinator early in the semester preceding student teaching.

# Selected in consultation with a program advisor. Courses designated "for middle school teachers" can not count.

^ Science Education Courses are graduate science courses (BIO, CHEM, EAS, PHYS, or SCI) which are specifically intended for teachers. Note that Science Education courses are a subset of Science courses. Ask science education advisor which courses qualify.

+ Education courses required for Initial Certification can not be applied as an elective.

Any changes or deviations from the above program requirements must obtain written advisor approval.


 

If admitted for summer 2011 but before summer 2013

  • Total Credits: 34
  • Required Courses (13 credits):

EDUC 1200E: Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum (3 credits)
oEDLS 5000K: Introduction to Inclusive Education (3 credits)
EDUC 3100E: Teaching Science in Secondary Schools (4 credits)
EDSE 0202I: Masters Project: Science (3 credits)

  • Elective Courses (21 credits):

Graduate courses in science (6 credits)#                      
Graduate courses in science education (9 credits)#, ^
Other courses in science or education (6 credits)#, +

* Prerequisites for student teaching include completion of education course work, standardized exams (LAST, ATS-W, and CST), and meeting with science education advisor and field work coordinator early in the semester preceding student teaching.

# Selected in consultation with a program advisor. Courses designated "for middle school teachers" can not count.

^ Science Education Courses are graduate science courses (BIO, CHEM, EAS, PHYS, or SCI) which are specifically intended for teachers. Note that Science Education courses are a subset of Science courses. Ask science education advisor which courses qualify.

+ Education courses required for Initial Certification can not be applied as an elective.

o Can be waived if equivalent course has been taken.

Any changes or deviations from the above program requirements must obtain written advisor approval.