Required Coursework Option 2
Our program will prepare you to teach a specific science discipline at community colleges, junior colleges or small liberal arts colleges.
Option2 requires 90 graduate hours distributed in the following manner:
Science – 36 hours, with at least 24 in one field. You will select a science major field of study from:
Natural Resources and Environmental Management
Physics and Astronomy
Science Education – 15 hours.
Research Methodologies – 14 hours. These courses consist of Design, Quantitative, Qualitative and Advanced courses.
Choose 2 from:
Education -15 hours. These consist of Cognitive Science, Educational Psychology, Adult Education, Curriculum, and Philosophy courses.
Choose 3 from:
Dissertation/Record of Study Research – 10 hours . Focus: Laboratory Science or Science Education
You must complete the program within seven years of when you began it.
Full-time students must receive advisor approval by the end of the first year of study
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