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Science Education

Before - Stream C: Master of Science Education Degree in Middle School Science Education, Initial Certification: Transitional B Option

If admitted Spring 2007 or earlier

Program requirements are the same as Stream A (admitted 2007 or earlier) with the exception of Student Teaching is replaced with year-long classroom support. (Two-hundred hours of course work and 20 hours of fieldwork are required prior to classroom teaching.)

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

Program requirements are the same as Stream A (admitted 2007 or earlier) with the exception of Student Teaching is replaced with year-long classroom support. (Two-hundred hours of course work and 20 hours of fieldwork are required prior to classroom teaching.)

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

If admitted after spring 2007 but before summer 2011

  • Total Credits: 39
  • Required Courses (29 credits):

SCI 1403E: Physical Science for Middle School Teachers 1 (4 credits)
SCI 4101E: Life Science for Middle School Teachers 1 (4 credits)
SCI 4103E: Nature of Science (3 credits)
EDUC 0502A: Adolescent Learning in the Urban Context (3 credits)
EDUC 0600A: Issues for Secondary Schoolteachers: Special Education, Second Language Acquisition and Literacy (3 credits)
EDSE 3102E: Teaching Science in Middle Schools (3 credits)
EDSE 3901I: Curriculum and Instruction in Science Education (3 credits)
EDUC 1900G: Child Abuse and Health Education Seminar (0 credits)
EDSE 0602G: Supervised Teaching at the Middle and Secondary Levels (0 credits)*
EDSE 1203E: Middle School Literacy for Teachers (3 credits)
EDSE 0200I: Masters project (3 credits)^

  • One of the following is required (4 credits):

SCI 1404E: Physical science for middle school teachers 2 (4 credits) or SCI 4102E: Life science for middle school teachers 2 (4 credits)

  • Graduate courses in science (6 credits)#
  • Additional requirement:

Sufficient concentration in biology, chemistry, earth science, or physics: Determined in consultation with advisor.

# Selected in consultation with a program advisor.

^Prerequisites for Masters Project include completion of all other course work, possession of CST score report in a science, and permission of advisor.

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: 41
  • Required Courses (31 credits):

SCI 1403E: Physical Science for Middle School Teachers 1 (4 credits)
SCI 4101E: Life Science for Middle School Teachers 1 (4 credits)
SCI 4103E: Nature of Science (3 credits)
EDUC 0502A: Adolescent Learning in the Urban Context (3 credits)
EDSE 0600A: Issues for Secondary Schoolteachers (2 credits)
EDLS 5000K: Introduction to Inclusive Education (3 credits)
EDSE 3102E: Teaching Science in Middle Schools (3 credits)
EDSE 3901I: Curriculum and Instruction in Science Education (3 credits)
EDUC 1900G: Child Abuse and Health Education Seminar (0 credits)
EDSE 0602G: Supervised Teaching at the Middle and Secondary Levels (0 credits)*
EDSE 1203E: Middle School Literacy for Teachers (3 credits)
EDSE 0200I: Masters project (3 credits)^

  • One of the following is required (4 credits):

SCI 1404E: Physical science for middle school teachers 2 (4 credits) or SCI 4102E: Life science for middle school teachers 2 (4 credits)

  • Graduate courses in science (6 credits)#
  • Additional requirement:

Sufficient concentration in biology, chemistry, earth science, or physics: Determined in consultation with advisor.

# Selected in consultation with a program advisor.

^Prerequisites for Masters Project include completion of all other course work, possession of CST score report in a science, and permission of advisor.

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