Science/Math Education M.S.Ed. Program

Degree Program Structure

Courses:

A. Professional Components (9 hours required)
     1. Curriculum Course (3 hours) 
          - BIOL 876 Natural Science Curriculum - 3 hours 
     2. Research Course (3 hours)  
          - TE 800 Educational Research - 3 hours 
     3. Pedagogy Course (3 hours)  Take 1 course from:  
          - TE 804 Curriculum Development in Multicultural Education - 3 hours 
          - TE 807P Multiple Intelligences: Theories Into Practice - 3 hours 
          - TE 812P Alternative Assessments of Student Performance: Theory Into Practice - 3 hours 
          - TE 886P Technology Tools for Teachers - 3 hours 

B. Academic Components (27 required)  
          1. Major Emphasis (12 hours)  
                    - 12 hours in an area of endorsement (Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics or Physical Science) 
          2. Supporting Courses (9 hours)  
                    - A minimum of 9 hours in Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Mathematics, Physics, or Physical Science outside the major emphasis. Courses must be taken in at least two disciplines. These courses will be selected to meet student needs as indicated by previous course work and teaching duties. 

          3. Electives (6 hours)  
                    - Approved by the advisor prior to enrollment by the student