Online Courses by Semester

 (all courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted) 

NOTE:  Any of the following course offerings may be canceled if enrollment is fewer than 5 students. 

Sample Course Syllabuses are available on the Program Course Page.

Professional Components Category

Curriculum Course:
TE 809P 02 -
Curriculum Implementation (June 6 - 28)
(NOTE: This substitutes for BIOL 876, Natural Science Curriculum, as the Curriculum Course requirement)

Research Course:
TE 800 - Educational Research (not recommended to take during the summer time)
June 3 - July 5; June 17 - July 19

Pedagogy Course (take one):
TE 804 - 01 Curriculum Development in Multicultural Education (June 6 - 28)
TE 804 - 02 Curriculum Development in Multicultural Education (July 1 - 26)
TE 886P - 01 Technology Tools for Teachers (June 3 - July 5)
TE 886P - 03 Technology Tools for Teachers 

If classes are full, contact Holly Peterson (msedsci@unk.edu)

For samples of course syllabuses, please email Holly Peterson at msedsci@unk.edu.

Biology

**denotes courses that the Biology Department has identified as being most appropriate for Science/Math Education students

BIOL 830P 01 - ST:  Bioethics of Hela Cells (May 6 - June 28)
BIOL 830P 02 -
ST:  Wildlife Management (May 20 - July 12)
BIOL 830P 03 - ST:  Chronic Pain-Physiology & Care (2 crs) (May 6 - June 28)
BIOL 830P 04 - ST:  Domestication of Dogs (May 6 - June 28)
BIOL 830P 05 - ST:  Biology of Allergic Disease (May 20 - July 12)
BIOL 830P 06 - ST:  Foundations of Biology (May 20 - July 12)
BIOL 836 - Biology of Size (May 20 - July 12)
**BIOL 845 - Forensic Biology (May 6 - July 12)
BIOL 853 - Genome Evolution (May 20 - July 12)
BIOL 857 - Human Histology (May 20 - July 12)
BIOL 858 -
Physiology of Stress (May 6 - June 28)
**BIOL 863 -
Biological Perspectives (June 3 - July 26)
BIOL 881 - Current Issues in Biology  -- NOTE: This course may be applied to the Electives Category ONLY
BIOL 887 --
Fisheries Ecology (June 3 - July 26)

If classes are full contact Brian Peterson or Robyn Shoenebeck (msbiology@unk.edu) to have a permit issued or to be put on a waiting list

Chemistry

CHEM 823 - Nanoscience for High School Teachers (July 1 - 26) - 1 credit hour
CHEM 883 - Chemical Kinetics for High School Teachers (June 3 - July 26) - 2 credit hours

Computer Science & Information Technology (apply to Supporting or Electives categories ONLY)

CSIT 834P - Information Technology Teaching Methods (June 3 - July 12)

Mathematics

UNK: MATH 862 - Mathematical Analysis for Teachers (June 3 - 28)

  • Email Dr. Willis at willisb@unk.edu to have a permit issued for registration
  • Course requires 2 semesters of Calculus
  • Include in your email that you have completed 2 semesters of Calculus

 Additional Math courses through UNL:
STAT 812T - Statistics for High School Teachers (May 20-July 12)
MATH 808T - Concepts for Calculus for Middle Level Teachers (May 13 - July 5)

Intercampus Registration Form

Physics

PHYS 809 -- Meteorology (May 20 - July 12)

If classes are full, contact Holly Peterson (msedsci@unk.edu)

Teacher Education (apply to Electives category ONLY)

TE 803 01 - Philosophy of Education (June 3 - 28)
TE 803 03 - Philosophy of Education (July 1 - 26)
TE 803 03 - Philosophy of Education (June 3 - 28)
TE 805P 01 - Overview of Assistive Technology (May 6 - 31)
TE 805P 02 - Overview of Assistive Technology (June 3 - 28)
TE 808P - (1cr) Human Relations (May 20 - June 7)
TE 815P 01 - The Effective Teacher: Enhancing Classroom Instruction (June 3 - 28)
TE 815P 02 - The Effective Teacher: Enhancing Classroom Instruction (July 1 - 26)
TE 820 -
Teacher Leadership (June 3 - 28)
TE 845 - Contemporary Theory & Practice in Reading (June 3 - 28)
TE 854 - Reading in the Content Areas (July 1 - 26)
TE 868 01 - Copyright, Fair Use, and Ethics (June 3 - July 5)
TE 868 02 -
Copyright, Fair Use, and Ethics (June 3 - July 5)

If classes are full, contact Holly Peterson (msedsci@unk.edu)

For samples of course syllabuses, please email Holly Peterson at msedsci@unk.edu.

Professional Components Category (9 hours required)

  1. Curriculum Course: There are not any curriculum courses offered
  2. Research Course:
    TE 800 01/02/03 –Educational Research -NOTE: class fills up fast
  3. Pedagogy Course: (one of the following)
    • TE 804 –Curriculum Development in Multicultural Education
    • TE 886P –Technology Tools for Teachers

NOTE: Each Spring, Summer, and Fall, TE 800 and at least one of the two pedagogy courses (TE 804, 886P) are offered. Up to three pedagogy courses may be taken but the 2nd and 3rd must be applied to the Electives category.

If classes are full, contact Holly Peterson (msedsci@unk.edu)

For samples of course syllabuses, please email Holly Peterson at msedsci@unk.edu.

Biology

BIOL 802 02/03 - Organic Evolution
BIOL 827 01/02 - Biological Statistics
BIOL 830P 01 - Special Topics: Vaccines:  Concepts & Controversies
BIOL 830P 02 - Special Topics: Cell Structure & Function
BIOL 830P 07
 - Special Topics: Deadly Plants
BIOL 838/02 - Essential Human Anatomy -NOTE: class fills up fast
BIOL 839 - Human Physiological Systems -NOTE: class fills up fast
BIOL 840 01/02 - Infectious Diseases
BIOL 846 - Cancer Biology
BIOL 859 - Biology of the Brain
BIOL 8601 - Concepts of Genetics
BIOL 861P - Human Genetics
BIOL 881 - Current Issues in Biology (electives course only)

If classes are full contact Brian Peterson or Robyn Schoenebeck (msbiology@unk.edu) to have a permit issued or to be put on a waiting list

Chemistry

Department Chair -- Dr. Scott Darveau, darveausa@unk.edu, (308) 865-8491

CHEM 805 -- (1 cr) Chemical Management & Safety for High School Teachers
CHEM 864 -- (2 cr) Analytical Chemistry for High School Teachers

Mathematics

UNL Math Classes
MATH 810T:  Algebra for Algebra Teachers
MATH 802T:  Functions, Algebra and Geometry for ML Teachers

Intercampus Registration Form

 

Teacher Education (apply to Electives category ONLY)

TE 803 - Philosophy of Education
TE 804 - Curriculum Development in Multicultural Education
TE 805P - Overview of Assistive Technology
TE 808P - Human Relations (1 cr)
TE 810 - Design & Development in Instruction
TE 854 - Reading in the Content Areas
TE 866 - Motivating the 21st Century Learner
TE 877 - Developing Web-Based Educational Environments
TE 866 - Technology Tools for Teachers

If classes are full, contact Holly Peterson (msedsci@unk.edu)

For samples of course syllabuses, please email Holly Peterson at msedsci@unk.edu.

Professional Components Category

Research Course:
TE 800 - Educational Research

Pedagogy Course required (take one):
TE 804 - Curriculum Development in Multicultural Education
TE 886P - Technology Tools for Teachers

 For samples of course syllabuses, please email Holly Peterson at msedsci@unk.edu.

Biology

**denotes courses that the Biology Department has identified as most appropriate for Science/Math Education students

BIOL 801 - Principles of Immunology


**BIOL 802 - Organic Evolution
BIOL 804 - Evolution of Epidemics
BIOL 806 - Plant Ecology
BIOL 811 - Scientific Illustration
BIOL 812 - Microbial Diversity
BIOL 813 - Issues in Bioethics
**BIOL 824 - Principles of Ecology
BIOL 827 - Biological Statistics
BIOL 830P 03 - Cell Structure and Function
BIOL 834 - Conservation Biology
BIOL 838 - Essential Human Anatomy   -NOTE: class fills up fast      
**BIOL 839 - Human Physiological Systems   -NOTE: class fills up fast
BIOL 841 - Virology
BIOL 844 - Molecular Biotechnology
BIOL 862P - Animal Behavior
**BIOL 863 - Biological Perspectives   (recommended for non-biology emphasis students)
BIOL 866 -
Functional Morphology
BIOL 881 - Current Issues in Biology (1 cr)  (electives category ONLY)
BIOL 886 - Sexual Selection (1 cr)

 

Chemistry

CHEM 840 - Organic Chemistry I for High School Teachers

Mathematics

There are no online UNK Math classes offered in the Spring 2020 semester.

UNL MATH 805T - Discrete Math for Teachers
UNL MATH 814T - Linear Algebra for Teachers
UNL MATH 896/823 - Complex Valued Functions & Calcus for Teachers

 

Physics

There are no online classes offered in the Spring 2020 semester.

Teacher Education (apply to Electives category ONLY)

TE 803 - Philosophy of Education
TE 804 - Curriculum Development in Multicultural Education 
TE 805P -
Overview of Assistive Technology
TE 808P - Human Relations (1 cr)
TE 854 - Reading in the Content Areas
TE 864 - Digital Storytelling
TE 870 - Developing Web-Based Portfolios
TE 886 - Technology Tools for Teachers

For samples of course syllabuses, please email Holly Peterson at msedsci@unk.edu.