Stream A: Master of Arts Degree in Science Education, Initial Certification
If admitted 2007 or earlier
- Total Credits: 35-36
- Required Courses (20 credits):
EDUC 0500A: Adolescent Learning and Development (3 credits)
EDUC 0501A: Field Work in Adolescent Learning and Development (1 credit)
EDUC 0600A: Issues for Secondary Schoolteachers: Special education, Second Language Acquisition and Literacy (3 credits)
EDUC 0601A: Field Work in Issues for Secondary School teachers: Special education, Second Language Acquisition and Literacy (1 credit)
EDSE 1200E: Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum (3 credits)
EDSE 3100E: Teaching Science in Secondary Schools (3 credits)
EDSE 3900I: Curriculum and Instruction in Science (3 credits)
Child Abuse and Health Education Seminar (0 credits)
EDSE 0600G: Student Teaching and Teacher Education Seminar (3 credits)*
- Elective Courses (15 -16 credits):
Graduate courses in science (6 credits)#
Graduate courses in science education (6 credits)#,^
One of the following:
Choice 1 - EDSE 0200I: Masters Project (3 credits)
Choice 2 - EDUC 0000I: Introduction to Educational Research (2 credits) AND EDUC 0100I: Individual Study in Educational Research (2 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. Ask science education advisor which courses qualify.
Any changes or deviations from the above program requirements must obtain written advisor approval.