Stream A: Master of Arts Degree in Science Education, Initial Certification
If admitted after 2007
- 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):
Required Courses in Science Education
BIO 0100E: Modern Concepts in Biology I
BIO 0200E: Modern Concepts in Biology II
CHEM 0100E: Modern Concepts in Chemistry I
CHEM 0200E: Modern Concepts in Chemistry II
SCI 7302N: Environmental Systems Science
SCI XXXX: Earth Systems Science
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 (LAST, ATS-W, and CST), 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.