Stream A: Master of Science Education Degree in Middle School Science Education, Initial Certification
If admitted after 2007 but before summer 2011
- Total Credits: 52
- Required Courses (43 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)
SCI 4103E: Nature of Science (3 credits)
EDUC 0500A: Adolescent Learning and Development (3 credits)
EDUC 0600A: Issues for Secondary Schoolteachers: Special Education, Second Language Acquisition and Literacy (3 credits)
EDSE 3101E: Teaching Science in Middle Schools (4 credits)
EDSE 3900I: Curriculum and Instruction in Science Education (4 credits)
EDSE 0600G: Teaching Practicum in Middle Level Education (3 credits)*
EDSE 1201E: Middle School Literacy (4 credits)
EDSE 0200I: Masters project (3 credits)^
- Graduate courses in science (9 credits)#
Sufficient concentration in biology, chemistry, earth science, or physics: Determined in consultation with advisor.
* Prerequisites for student teaching include completion of education course work, standardized exams (LAST, ATS-W, and CST in one of the sciences), and meeting with science education advisor and field work coordinator early in the semester preceding student teaching.
# Selected in consultation with a program advisor.
^ Prerequisites for Masters Project include completion of all other course work, possession of CST score report in a science, and permission of advisor.
Any changes or deviations from the above program requirements must obtain written advisor approval.