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Before - Stream A: Master of Arts Degree in Science Education, Initial Certification

Science Education

Before - Stream A: Master of Arts Degree in Science Education, Initial Certification

If admitted 2007 or earlier

  • Total Credits: 35-36
  • Required Courses (20 credits):

EDUC 0500A: Adolescent Learning and Development (3 credits)
EDUC 0501A: Field Work in Adolescent Learning and Development (1 credit)
EDUC 0600A: Issues for Secondary Schoolteachers: Special education, Second Language Acquisition and Literacy (3 credits)
EDUC 0601A: Field Work in Issues for Secondary School teachers: Special education, Second Language Acquisition and Literacy (1 credit)
EDSE 1200E: Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum (3 credits)
EDSE 3100E: Teaching Science in Secondary Schools (3 credits)
EDSE 3900I: Curriculum and Instruction in Science (3 credits)
Child Abuse and Health Education Seminar (0 credits)
EDSE 0600G: Student Teaching and Teacher Education Seminar (3 credits)*

  • Elective Courses (15 -16 credits):

Graduate courses in science (6 credits)#
Graduate courses in science 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, 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.

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

If admitted after 2007 but before summer 2011

  • Total Credits: 35
  • Required Courses (23 credits):

EDUC 0500A: Adolescent Learning and Development (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 3900I: Curriculum and Instruction in Science Education (4 credits)
EDUC 1900G: Child Abuse and Health Education Seminar (0 credits)
EDSE 0600G: Student Teaching and Teacher Education Seminar (3 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, 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: 37
  • Required Courses (25 credits):

EDUC 0500A: Adolescent Learning and Development (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 3900I: Curriculum and Instruction in Science Education (4 credits)
EDUC 1900G: Child Abuse and Health Education Seminar (0 credits)
EDSE 0600G: Student Teaching and Teacher Education Seminar (3 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, 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.