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Science Education

Stream B: Master of Arts Degree in Science Education, Professional Certification

If admitted for summer 2013 or later

  • Total Credits: 34
  • Required Courses (13 credits):

EDSE 1200E: Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum (3 credits)
oSPED 5000K: Introduction to Inclusive Education (3 credits)
EDUC 3100E: Teaching Science in Secondary Schools (4 credits)
EDSE 7202I: Masters Project: Science (3 credits)

  • Elective Courses (21 credits):

Graduate courses in science (6 credits)#                      
Graduate courses in science education (9 credits)#, ^
Other courses in science or education (6 credits)#, +

* Prerequisites for student teaching include completion of education course work, standardized exams, 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 (BIOE, CHEME, EASE, PHYSE, or SCIE) which are specifically intended for teachers. Note that Science Education courses are a subset of Science courses. Ask science education advisor which courses qualify.

+ Education courses required for Initial Certification can not be applied as an elective.

o Can be waived if equivalent course has been taken.

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

If admitted before summer 2013