Stream D: Master of Arts Degree in Science Education, Initial Certification: Transitional B Option

If admitted for summer 2013 or later

  • Total Credits: 33
  • Required Courses (21 credits):

EDSE 7600A: Issues for Secondary School Teachers (2 credits)
SPED 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 3105E: Adolescent Learning of Science (1 credit)
EDSE 3901I: Curriculum and Instruction in Science Education (3 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 7202I: Masters Project: Science (3 credits)1

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

Certification Area

Required Courses in Science Education 
(6 credits)


BIOE 7100E: Modern Concepts in Biology I

BIOE 7200E: Modern Concepts in Biology II


SCIE 4104E: Science in the Urban Environment

SCIE 4105E: Principles of Atomic Theory

Earth Science

SCIE 4104E: Environmental Systems Science

EAS C0400: Earth Systems Science


PHYSE 1401E: Development of Knowledge in Physics I

PHYSE 1402E: Development of Knowledge in Physics II

  • Elective Courses in Science (6 credits)2

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. Courses designated "for middle school teachers" can not count.

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

If admitted before summer 2019