2009-2010 Graduate Catalog 
    Jul 23, 2024  
2009-2010 Graduate Catalog [Archived]

Science Education (with 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 with a thesis must complete 6 credits of 699 in an area approved by the faculty advisor.


Complete a minimum of 17 credits of science credit 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. Normally, 6 credits in the major (primary) area and 9 credits in the minor (supporting) area are required.

Professional Education:

Choose one of the following:


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

Culminating Experience:

Successful thesis defense conducted by the candidate’s thesis committee.

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