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Science Education

Before - Stream D: Master of Arts Degree in 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 field work 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 field work 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: 31
  • Required Courses (19 credits):

EDUC 0502A: Adolescent Learning in the Urban Context (3 credits)
EDUC 0600A: Issues for Secondary School Teachers: Special Education, Second Language Acquisition and Literacy (3 credits)
EDSE 1200E: Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum (3 credits)
EDSE 3100E: Teaching Science in Secondary Schools (4 credits)
EDSE 3901I: Curriculum and Instruction in Science Education (3 credits)
EDUC 0602G: Student Teaching and Teacher Education Seminar (0 credits)*
EDSE 0200I: Masters Project (3 credits)

  • Required Science Courses for the Science Certification Areas (6 credits):

Certification Area

Required Courses in Science Education
(6 credits)^

Biology

BIO 0100E: Modern Concepts in Biology I

BIO 0200E: Modern Concepts in Biology II

Chemistry

CHEM 0100E: Modern Concepts in Chemistry I

CHEM 0200E: Modern Concepts in Chemistry II

Earth Science

SCI 7302N: Environmental Systems Science

SCI XXXX: Earth Systems Science

Physics

PHYS 1401E: Development of Knowledge in Physics I

PHYS 1402E: Development of Knowledge in Physics II

  • Elective Courses in Science (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.

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: 33
  • Required Courses (21 credits):

EDUC 0502A: Adolescent Learning in the Urban Context (3 credits)
EDSE 0600A: Issues for Secondary School Teachers (2 credits)
EDLS 5000K: Introduction to Inclusive Education (3 credits)
EDSE 1200E: Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum (3 credits)
EDSE 3100E: Teaching Science in Secondary Schools (4 credits)
EDSE 3901I: Curriculum and Instruction in Science Education (3 credits)
EDUC 0602G: Student Teaching and Teacher Education Seminar (0 credits)*
EDSE 0202I: Masters Project: Science (3 credits)

  • Required Science Courses for the Science Certification Areas (6 credits):

Certification Area

Required Courses in Science Education
(6 credits)^

Biology

BIO 0100E: Modern Concepts in Biology I

BIO 0200E: Modern Concepts in Biology II

Chemistry

CHEM 0100E: Modern Concepts in Chemistry I

CHEM 0200E: Modern Concepts in Chemistry II

Earth Science

SCI 7302N: Environmental Systems Science

SCI XXXX: Earth Systems Science

Physics

PHYS 1401E: Development of Knowledge in Physics I

PHYS 1402E: Development of Knowledge in Physics II

  • Elective Courses in Science (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.

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