Stream A: Master of Science Education Degree in Middle School Science Education, Initial Certification

If admitted for summer 2019 or later

  • Total Credits: 48
  • Required Courses (30 credits):

SCI 4103E: Nature of Science (3 credits)
EDSE 7600A: Issues for Secondary Schoolteachers (2 credits)
SPED 5000K: Introduction to Inclusive Education (3 credits)
EDSE 3101E: Teaching Science in Middle Schools (4 credits)
EDSE 3105E: Adolescent Learning of Science (1 credit)
EDSE 3900I: Curriculum and Instruction in Science Education (4 credits)
EDSE 7600G: Student Teaching in Middle and Secondary Education (4 credits)1
EDSE 7603G: Seminar in Teaching in Secondary Schools (2 credits)1
EDSE 1900G: Workshops on Child Abuse Identification, School Violence Prevention, Dignity for All Students Act (DASA), and Other Professional Topics (0 credits)1
EDSE 1201E: Middle School Literacy (4 credits)
EDSE 7202I: Masters project: Science (3 credits)2

  • Three of the following 4 courses (12 credits)

SCI 1403E: Physical Science for Middle School Teachers 1 (4 credits)
SCI 1404E: Physical Science for Middle School Teachers 2 (4 credits)
SCI 4101E: Life Science for Middle School Teachers 1 (4 credits)
SCI 4102E: Life Science for Middle School Teachers 2 (4 credits)

  • Graduate courses in science (6 credits)3
  • Additional requirement:

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

1 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.

2 In order to enroll in EDSE 7202I, you must be in your last year in the program, have a GPA of at least 3.0, have passed a CST in science, and obtain permission of program advisor during an in-person meeting in the previous semester.

3 Selected in consultation with a program advisor.

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

If admitted before summer 2019