2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
    Apr 10, 2020  
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [Archived]

Science Education (without thesis) for Licensed Teachers M.S.

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(32 credits minimum)

This program is designed for individuals who have completed a teacher preparation program; it does not lead to an initial teaching license.


Candidates for the M.S. degree must complete one research course in the department of the major (primary) or minor (supporting) science teaching areas (1-3 credits) and one research course in the teaching of science (1-3 credits).


Complete a minimum of 18 credits of science, as approved by the departmental advisor, who will plan each individual program in consultation with the student. Particular attention will be given to teacher licensure requirements, to courses dealing with the teaching of science, and to the strengths and weaknesses in the student’s science background. Professional Education:


0-3 credits of directed electives for completion of the required minimum credits for the M.S. degree.

Culminating Experience:

Satisfactory performance on an oral and/or written examination given by an examining committee selected from the graduate faculty.


Courses in the 500 series are open to undergraduates as *400 series. Graduate students are required to do additional work of a research nature. A course taken at the 400 level may not be repeated at the 500 level.

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