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Science Education

Stream C: Master of Science Education Degree in Middle School Science Education, Initial Certification: Transitional B Option

If admitted for summer 2013 or later

  • Total Credits: 40
  • Required Courses (30 credits):

SCI 1403E: Physical Science for Middle School Teachers 1 (4 credits)
SCI 4101E: Life Science for Middle School Teachers 1 (4 credits)
SCI 4103E: Nature of Science (3 credits)
EDSE 7600A: Issues for Secondary Schoolteachers (2 credits)
SPED 5000K: Introduction to Inclusive Education (3 credits)
EDSE 3102E: Teaching Science in Middle Schools (3 credits)
EDSE 3105E: Adolescent Learning of Science (1 credit)
EDSE 3901I: Curriculum and Instruction in Science Education (3 credits)
EDUC 1900G: Child Abuse and Health Education Seminar (0 credits)
EDSE 7602G: Supervised Teaching at the Middle and Secondary Levels (0 credits)*
EDSE 7603G: Student Teaching Seminar (1 credit)
EDSE 1203E: Middle School Literacy for Teachers (3 credits)
EDSE 7202I: Masters project (3 credits)^

  • One of the following is required (4 credits):

SCI 1404E: Physical science for middle school teachers 2 (4 credits) or SCI 4102E: Life science for middle school teachers 2 (4 credits)

  • Graduate courses in science (6 credits)#
  • Additional requirement:

Sufficient concentration in biology, chemistry, earth science, or physics: Determined in consultation with advisor.

# 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.

If admitted before summer 2013