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

If admitted for summer 2013 or later

  • 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)
EDSE 7600A: Issues for Secondary Schoolteachers (2 credits)
SPED 5000K: Introduction to Inclusive Education (3 credits)
EDSE 3102E: Teaching Science in Middle Schools (3 credits)
EDSE 3105E: Adolescent Learning of Science (1 credit)
EDSE 3901I: Curriculum and Instruction in Science Education (3 credits)
EDUC 1900G: Child Abuse and Health Education Seminar (0 credits)
EDSE 7602G: Supervised Teaching at the Middle and Secondary Levels (0 credits)
EDSE 7603G: Seminar in Teaching in Secondary Schools (2 credits)
EDSE 1900G: Workshops on Child Abuse Identification, School Violence Prevention, Dignity for All Students Act (DASA), and Other Professional Topics (0 credits)
EDSE 1203E: Middle School Literacy for Teachers (3 credits)
EDSE 7202I: Masters project (3 credits)1

  • 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)2
  • Additional requirement:

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

1 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.

2 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 2013