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Science Education: General Science, Biology, Chemistry, or Physics – MEd/MS, EdS, PhD

General Science Education - MEd (Alternative Certification)

Alternative Class A Education Program Checklist
Professional Studies: 21-24 hours
CTSE 7510Research Studies in Area of Specialization3
or CTSE 7530/7536 Organization of Program in Area of Specialization
CTSE 6100Curriculum and Teaching II: Science4
CTRD 6000/6006Language and Literacy in the Content Areas3
CTSE 7540/7546Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization3
Survey of Special Education Coursework: (only required if not previously completed)
Advanced Survey of Exceptionality (only required if not previously completed)
Internship:
CTSE 6240/6246Clinical Residency Seminar in Science Teaching1
CTSE 7920/7926Clinical Residency8
Teaching Field: 12 hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be in teaching field courses.
Select 12 hours of advisor approved 6000-7000 level courses in Science*12
Total Hours34
*

General Science programs shall require at least one course in two areas within the broader field (e.g., biology, chemistry, physics, and geology).

Coursework used to meet admission requirements cannot be used again to meet Alternative Class A program requirements

Undergraduate courses may be required by your advisory committee for your plan of study.  This coursework is in addition to the total hours noted above and must be completed prior to clinical residency.

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.

Clearance for clinical residency semester includes completion of all other coursework. Exceptions require approval using the Student Petition Form.

Additional undergraduate work may be required


General Science Education - MEd (Certification)

Class A Program Checklist for Teaching Field
Teaching Field: 12 hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be in teaching field courses.
Select 12 hours of advisor approved 6000-7000 level courses in Science#12
Additional Courses: 18 hours
Required: 6 - 8 hours
CTSE 6000Technology in Science Education2
CTSE 7540/7546Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization3
CTSE 7910/7916Practicum in Area of Specialization *1-3
Select the remaining 10-12 hours from the following:10-12
Research Studies in Area of Specialization
Curriculum and Teaching in Area of Specialization
Organization of Program in Area of Specialization
Directed Studies
Special Topics
Research and Thesis
Advanced Survey of Exceptionality **
Other advisor approved courses 6000 level and above (e.g., ADED, CTEE, CTES, CTSE, EDMD, EPSY, ERMA, FOUN, RSED)
Total Hours30
*

1 hour is required if teaching in area of certification at an approved school site or 3 hours required if not teaching in an area of certification.

**

Required if survey of special education course not previously completed.  

#

General Science programs shall require at least one course in two areas within the broader field (e.g., biology, chemistry, physics, geology).

Coursework used to meet Class B certification requirements may not be used to meet requirements for Class A certification.

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.


General Science Education - MS (Non-certification)

General Science Education - MS (Non-certification)
CTSE 7000/7006Orientation to Teaching and Learning1
CTSE 7800/7806Capstone in Teaching and Learning2
Advisor-Approved CTSE (Science Education) courses: 9 hours9
Advisor-Approved Electives: 18 hours18
Total Hours30


General Science Education - EdS (Certification)

Class AA Program Checklist for Teaching Field
Teaching Field: 12 hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be in teaching field courses.
Select 12 hours of advisor approved 6000-7000 level courses in Science#12
Additional Courses: 18 hours
Select 15 hours from the following:15
Technology in Science Education
Research Studies in Area of Specialization *
Curriculum and Teaching in Area of Specialization
Organization of Program in Area of Specialization
Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization *
Directed Studies
Practicum in Area of Specialization **
Special Topics
Field Project **
Other advisor approved courses 6000 level and above in Science Education
Select 3 hours from the following:3
Advanced Survey of Exceptionality ***
Other advisor approved courses 6000 level and above (e.g., ADED, CTEE, CTES, CTSE, EDMD, EPSY, ERMA, FOUN, RSED)
Total Hours30
*

CTSE 7510 required if a graduate level course in Current Issues and Trends in Science Education not previously completed; CTSE 7540/CTSE 7546 required if a graduate level course in evaluation in Science Education not previously completed.

**

To ensure a field experience, CTSE 7910/CTSE 7916 is required for those seeking Class AA certification only; this requirement is in addition to any practicum credit counted for Class A certification. CTSE 8980/CTSE 8986 is required for those seeking the EdS degree.

***

Required if survey of special education course not previously completed. 

#

General Science programs shall require at least one course in two areas within the broader field (e.g., biology, chemistry, physics, geology).

Coursework used to meet Class B certification requirements may not be used to meet requirements for Class A certification.

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.


General Science Education - PhD

General Science Education - PhD
CTSE 8990/8996Research and Dissertation10
ERMA 7200/7206Basic Methods in Education Research3
ERMA 7210Theory and Methodology of Qualitative Research3
ERMA 7220Applied Qualitative Research3
ERMA 7300/7306Design and Analysis in Education I3
ERMA 7310/7316Design and Analysis in Education II3
ERMA 8320/8326Design and Analysis in Education III3
Select 60 Hours in @ 6000-899960
Total Hours88


Biology Education - MEd (Alternative Certification)

Alternative Class A Education Program Checklist
Professional Studies: 21-24 hours
CTSE 7510Research Studies in Area of Specialization3
or CTSE 7530/7536 Organization of Program in Area of Specialization
CTSE 6100Curriculum and Teaching II: Science4
CTRD 6000/6006Language and Literacy in the Content Areas3
CTSE 7540/7546Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization3
Survey of Special Education Coursework: (only required if not previously completed)
Advanced Survey of Exceptionality (only required if not previously completed)
Internship:
CTSE 6240/6246Clinical Residency Seminar in Science Teaching1
CTSE 7920/7926Clinical Residency8
Teaching Field: 12 hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be in teaching field courses.
Select 12 hours of advisor approved 6000-7000 level courses in Biology12
Total Hours34

Coursework used to meet admission requirements cannot be used again to meet Alternative Class A program requirements

Undergraduate courses may be required by your advisory committee for your plan of study.  This coursework is in addition to the total hours noted above and must be completed prior to clinical residency.

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.

Clearance for clinical residency semester includes completion of all other coursework. Exceptions require approval using the Student Petition Form.

Additional undergraduate work may be required.


Biology Education - MEd (Certification)

Class A Program Checklist for Teaching Field
Teaching Field: 12 hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be in teaching field courses.
Select 12 hours of advisor approved 6000-7000 level courses in Biology12
Additional Courses: 18 hours18
Required: 6-8 hours
Technology in Science Education
Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization
Practicum in Area of Specialization *
Select the remaining 10-12 hours from the following:
Research Studies in Area of Specialization
Curriculum and Teaching in Area of Specialization
Organization of Program in Area of Specialization
Directed Studies
Special Topics
Research and Thesis
Advanced Survey of Exceptionality **
Other advisor approved courses 6000 level and above (e.g., ADED, CTEE, CTES, CTSE, EDMD, EPSY, ERMA, FOUN, RSED)
Total Hours30
*

1 hour is required if teaching in area of certification at an approved school site or 3 hours required if not teaching in an area of certification.

**

Required if survey of special education course not previously completed.  

Coursework used to meet Class B certification requirements may not be used to meet requirements for Class A certification.

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.


Biology Education - EdS (Certification)

Class AA Program Checklist for Teaching Field
Teaching Field: 12 hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be in teaching field courses.
Select 12 hours of advisor approved 6000-7000 level courses in Biology12
Additional Courses: 18 hours
Select 15 hours from the following:15
Technology in Science Education
Research Studies in Area of Specialization *
Curriculum and Teaching in Area of Specialization
Organization of Program in Area of Specialization
Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization *
Directed Studies
Practicum in Area of Specialization **
Special Topics
Field Project **
Other advisor approved courses in Science Education
Select 3 hours from the following:3
Advanced Survey of Exceptionality ***
Other advisor approved courses 6000 level and above (e.g., ADED, CTEE, CTES, CTSE, EDMD, EPSY, ERMA, FOUN, RSED)
Total Hours30
*

CTSE 7510 required if a graduate level course in Current Issues and Trends in Science Education not previously completed;CTSE 7540/CTSE 7546 required if a graduate level course in evaluation in Science Education not previously completed.

**

To ensure a field experience, CTSE 7910/CTSE 7916 is required for those seeking Class AA certification only; this requirement is in addition to any practicum credit counted for Class A certification. CTSE 8980/CTSE 8986 is required for those seeking the EdS degree.

***

Required if survey of special education course not previously completed. 

Coursework used to meet Class B certification requirements may not be used to meet requirements for Class A certification.

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.


Biology Education - PhD

Biology Education - PhD
CTSE 8990/8996Research and Dissertation10
ERMA 7200/7206Basic Methods in Education Research3
ERMA 7210Theory and Methodology of Qualitative Research3
ERMA 7220Applied Qualitative Research3
ERMA 7300/7306Design and Analysis in Education I3
ERMA 7310/7316Design and Analysis in Education II3
ERMA 8320/8326Design and Analysis in Education III3
Select 60 Hours in @ 6000-899960
Total Hours88


Chemistry Education - MEd (Alternative Certification)

Alternative Class A Education Program Checklist
Professional Studies: 21-24 hours
CTSE 7510Research Studies in Area of Specialization3
or CTSE 7530/7536 Organization of Program in Area of Specialization
CTSE 6100Curriculum and Teaching II: Science4
CTRD 6000/6006Language and Literacy in the Content Areas3
CTSE 7540/7546Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization3
Survey of Special Education Coursework: (only required if not previously completed)
Advanced Survey of Exceptionality (only required if not previously completed)
Internship:
CTSE 6240/6246Clinical Residency Seminar in Science Teaching1
CTSE 7920/7926Clinical Residency8
Teaching Field: 12 hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be in teaching field courses.
Select 12 hours of advisor approved 6000-7000 level courses in Chemistry12
Total Hours34

Coursework used to meet admission requirements cannot be used again to meet Alternative Class A program requirements

Undergraduate courses may be required by your advisory committee for your plan of study.  This coursework is in addition to the total hours noted above and must be completed prior to clinical residency.

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.

Clearance for clinical residency semester includes completion of all other coursework. Exceptions require approval using the Student Petition Form.

Additional undergraduate work may be required.


Chemistry Education - MEd (Certification)

Class A Program Checklist for Teaching Field
Teaching Field: 12 hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be in teaching field courses.
Select 12 hours of advisor approved 6000-7000 level courses in Chemistry12
Additional Courses: 18 hours18
Required: 6-8 hours
Technology in Science Education
Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization
Practicum in Area of Specialization *
Select the remaining 10-12 hours from the following:
Research Studies in Area of Specialization
Curriculum and Teaching in Area of Specialization
Organization of Program in Area of Specialization
Directed Studies
Special Topics
Research and Thesis
Advanced Survey of Exceptionality **
Other advisor approved courses 6000 level and above (e.g., ADED, CTEE, CTES, CTSE, EDMD, EPSY, ERMA, FOUN, RSED)
Total Hours30
*

1 hour is required if teaching in area of certification at an approved school site or 3 hours required if not teaching in an area of certification.

**

Required if survey of special education course not previously completed.  

Coursework used to meet Class B certification requirements may not be used to meet requirements for Class A certification.

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.


Chemistry Education - EdS (Certification)

Class AA Program Checklist for Teaching Field
Teaching Field: 12 hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be in teaching field courses.
Select 12 hours of advisor approved 6000-7000 level courses in Chemistry12
Additional Courses: 18 hours
Select 15 hours from the following:15
Technology in Science Education
Research Studies in Area of Specialization *
Curriculum and Teaching in Area of Specialization
Organization of Program in Area of Specialization
Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization *
Directed Studies
Practicum in Area of Specialization **
Special Topics
Field Project **
Other advisor approved courses in Science Education
Select 3 hours from the following:3
Advanced Survey of Exceptionality ***
Other advisor approved courses 6000 level and above (e.g., ADED, CTEE, CTES, CTSE, EDMD, EPSY, ERMA, FOUN, RSED)
Total Hours30
*

CTSE 7510 required if a graduate level course in Current Issues and Trends in Science Education not previously completed;CTSE 7540/CTSE 7546 required if a graduate level course in evaluation in Science Education not previously completed.

**

To ensure a field experience, CTSE 7910/CTSE 7916 is required for those seeking Class AA certification only; this requirement is in addition to any practicum credit counted for Class A certification. CTSE 8980/CTSE 8986 is required for those seeking the EdS degree.

***

Required if survey of special education course not previously completed. 

Coursework used to meet Class B certification requirements may not be used to meet requirements for Class A certification.

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.


Chemistry Education - PhD

Chemistry Education - PhD
CTSE 8990/8996Research and Dissertation10
ERMA 7200/7206Basic Methods in Education Research3
ERMA 7210Theory and Methodology of Qualitative Research3
ERMA 7220Applied Qualitative Research3
ERMA 7300/7306Design and Analysis in Education I3
ERMA 7310/7316Design and Analysis in Education II3
ERMA 8320/8326Design and Analysis in Education III3
Select 60 Hours in @ 6000-899960
Total Hours88


Physics Education - MEd (Alternative Certification)

Alternative Class A Education Program Checklist
Professional Studies: 21-24 hours
CTSE 7510Research Studies in Area of Specialization3
or CTSE 7530/7536 Organization of Program in Area of Specialization
CTSE 6100Curriculum and Teaching II: Science4
CTRD 6000/6006Language and Literacy in the Content Areas3
CTSE 7540/7546Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization3
Survey of Special Education Coursework: (only required if not previously completed)
Advanced Survey of Exceptionality (only required if not previously completed)
Internship:
CTSE 6240/6246Clinical Residency Seminar in Science Teaching1
CTSE 7920/7926Clinical Residency8
Teaching Field: 12 hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be in teaching field courses.
Select 12 hours of advisor approved 6000-7000 level courses in Physics12
Total Hours34

Coursework used to meet admission requirements cannot be used again to meet Alternative Class A program requirements.

Undergraduate courses may be required by your advisory committee for your plan of study.  This coursework is in addition to the total hours noted above and must be completed prior to clinical residency.

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work. 

Clearance for clinical residency semester includes completion of all other coursework. Exceptions require approval using the Student Petition Form.

Additional undergraduate work may be required.

Physics Education - MEd (Certification)

Class A Program Checklist for Teaching Field
Teaching Field: 12 hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be in teaching field courses.
Select 12 hours of advisor approved 6000-7000 level courses in Physics12
Additional Courses: 18 hours18
Required: 6-8 hours
Technology in Science Education
Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization
Practicum in Area of Specialization *
Select the remaining 10-12 hours from the following:
Research Studies in Area of Specialization
Curriculum and Teaching in Area of Specialization
Organization of Program in Area of Specialization
Directed Studies
Special Topics
Research and Thesis
Advanced Survey of Exceptionality **
Other advisor approved courses 6000 level and above (e.g., ADED, CTEE, CTES, CTSE, EDMD, EPSY, ERMA, FOUN, RSED)
Total Hours30
*

1 hour is required if teaching in area of certification at an approved school site or 3 hours required if not teaching in an area of certification.

**

Required if survey of special education course not previously completed.  

Coursework used to meet Class B certification requirements may not be used to meet requirements for Class A certification.

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.


Physics Education - EdS (Certification)

Class AA Program Checklist for Teaching Field
Teaching Field: 12 hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be in teaching field courses.
Select 12 hours of advisor approved 6000-7000 level courses in Physics12
Additional Courses: 18 hours
Select 15 hours from the following:15
Technology in Science Education
Research Studies in Area of Specialization *
Curriculum and Teaching in Area of Specialization
Organization of Program in Area of Specialization
Evaluation of Program in Area of Specialization *
Directed Studies
Practicum in Area of Specialization **
Special Topics
Field Project **
Select 3 hours from the following:3
Advanced Survey of Exceptionality ***
Other advisor approved courses 6000 level and above (e.g., ADED, CTEE, CTES, CTSE, EDMD, EPSY, ERMA, FOUN, RSED)
Total Hours30
*

CTSE 7510 required if a graduate level course in Current Issues and Trends in Science Education not previously completed; CTSE 7540/CTSE 7546 required if a graduate level course in evaluation in Science Education not previously completed.

**

To ensure a field experience, CTSE 7910/CTSE 7916 is required for those seeking Class AA certification only; this requirement is in addition to any practicum credit counted for Class A certification. CTSE 8980/CTSE 8986 is required for those seeking the EdS degree.

***

Required if survey of special education course not previously completed. 

Coursework used to meet Class B certification requirements may not be used to meet requirements for Class A certification.

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.


Physics Education - PhD

Physics Education - PhD
CTSE 8990/8996Research and Dissertation10
ERMA 7200/7206Basic Methods in Education Research3
ERMA 7210Theory and Methodology of Qualitative Research3
ERMA 7220Applied Qualitative Research3
ERMA 7300/7306Design and Analysis in Education I3
ERMA 7310/7316Design and Analysis in Education II3
ERMA 8320/8326Design and Analysis in Education III3
Select 60 Hours in @ 6000-899960
Total Hours88