Program Courses

Click on a tab below to see titles and offering frequencies of online courses available for the Science/Math Education program.  These are subject to change.

Professional Components

Curriculum Course required (take one):


Research Course required:

Pedagogy Course required (take one):

TE 807P & 812P are no longer offered

Biology

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

Chemistry

SPRING SEMESTERS:


SUMMER SEMESTERS:

  • CHEM 899P ST:  Chemical Kinetics for HS Teachers (2 cr) -- offered in Summer of odd years
  • CHEM 805 Chemical Management & Safety for HS Teachers (1 cr) -- Summer 2017
  • CHEM 810 Environmental Chem for HS Teachers -- Summer of even years -NOTE: more popular class
  • CHEM 855 Biochemistry for HS Teachers -- Summer of even years
  • CHEM 823 (899P ST:) Nanoscience for HS Teachers (Ind Study) (1 cr) --Summer of odd years (2019) -NOTE: more popular class

FALL SEMESTERS:

  • CHEM 823 (899P ST:) Nanoscience for HS Teachers (Ind Study) (1 cr)-- Fall 2017
  • CHEM 864 Analytical Chem for HS Teachers (2 cr) -- Fall of odd years
  • CHEM 805 Chemical Management & Safety for HS Teachers (1 cr) -- Fall of odd years (2019)
  • CHEM 822 Transitional Metals (2 cr) -- Fall of even years
  • CHEM 899 Instrumental Analysis for HS Teachers (1 cr) -- Fall of even years

Computer Science

EVERY SUMMER:

  • CSIT 834P Information Technology Teaching Methods

Mathematics

Two or three online math courses are offered each summer. New courses are in development and a steady rotation has not yet been established. Courses (all 3-credit) that have been offered recently include:

SUMMER SEMESTERS - Contact Dr. Barton Willis at willisb@unk.edu to have a permit issued for math classes

Physics/Physical Science

The offering dates below are tentative. The Department of Physics & Physical Science currently has a 6-course/4-year rotation:

SPRING SEMESTERS:

  • PHYS 800 Advanced Physical Science -- 2018


SUMMER SEMESTERS:

  • PHYS 801 Earth Science for HS Teachers -- Summer 2018
  • PHYS 809 Meteorology -- Summer 2019
  • PHYS 811 Astronomy for HS Teachers -- Summer 2020
  • PHYS 813 Intro to Analog & Digital Electronics (4 cr) -- Summer 2021


FALL SEMESTERS:

  • PHYS 810P Math Techniques in Physics (4 cr) -- Fall 2019
TBA:
  • PHYS 872P Science Curricula

Teacher Education

EVERY SEMESTER:

SPRING SEMESTERS:

SUMMER SEMESTERS:

FALL SEMESTERS:

Capstone Course

SMED 888 Science/Math Education Capstone - every spring / fall semesters

  • Prerequisites:  Admission to the Science/Math Education Program, completion TE 800 educational Research and at least 24 credits of your program (including 6 or more credit hours in your major emphasis area)
  • Course is recommended to take your semester of graduation
  • Available on during fall / spring semesters
  • Summer graduates will need permission to complete the course during the spring semester

SAMPLE - Program of Studies

Program of study for older catalogs (accepted into the program summer or 2016 or before)

Program of study for current catalog (accepted into the program fall of 2016 or after)