Science Education Programs

Undergraduate Programs

B.S. in Science Education - Campus (Program of Study/Checksheet)
B.S. in Science Education - Campus (Rotation Sheet)

Graduate Programs

M.Ed. in Science Education - Campus (Program of Study/Checksheet)
M.Ed. in Science Education - Campus (Rotation Sheet)

M.Ed Courses

Area A- Nature of the Learner (Minimum of 3 hours required)

  • PSYC 5515        Educational Psychology
  • PSYC 5530        Adolescent Psychology
  • PSYC 5555        Conditions of Learning

Area B- Program and Problems of the School (Minimum of 3 hours required)

  • EDUC 5538        Curriculum Planning
  • EDUC 5540        Curriculum Principles
  • EDUC 5570        Strategies of Instruction in Science**

Area C- Teaching Field Courses (Minimum of 15 hours required) Six hours in core and nine from the list of elective course

Cognate Fields- Core (Minimum of 6 hours from the core)

  • BIOL 5501        Selected Topics in Botany
  • BIOL 5502        Selected Topics in Zoology
  • BIOL 5503        Selected Topics in Human Biology

(Other teaching field courses will be selected from courses within the cognate areas with the approval of the advisors)

Cognate Fields- Electives (Minimum of 9 hours from the following)

  • BIOL 5504        Ecology
  • BIOL 5506        Genetics
  • BIOL 5508        Parasitology
  • BIOL 5510        Microbiology
  • BIOL 5515        Selected Topis in Biology

3 hours from Area C may be satisfied with PHYS 5500, PHYS (5530 or 5531) or PHYS (5645 or 5646)

Area D- Research and Statistics (Minimum of 3 semesters hours)

  • EDUC 5500        Educational Statistics+
  • EDUC 5501        Educational Research**

Area E- Electives (Minimum of 3 semester hours)

  • SPED 5501        Exceptional Child ++

Other elective a approved by the advisor

*Minimum of 9 semester hours from Areas A & B
**Required Course
***Minimum of 18 semester hours from Area C (6 hours of core course are required). In the chemistry program, core courses may be omitted if a departmental profiency exam is passed. The student would complete 15 hours of advanced courses. 

+Required for research course. Passing an examination can satisfy course requirements