Our program will prepare you to be a science education leader in the K-12 setting or to be a university science educator through approximately equal components of education and science with supporting work in additional science fields. You will select a science major field of study from:
Throughout your program you will have an advisor to assist you in making decisions. From the beginning, we assign you an initial advisor who will mentor you through the program. During your first year of study your advising committee will be appointed. Often, but not always, a student's initial advisor will chair the student's advising and dissertation committee. Your advising committee will review and approve your academic program. To review complete course information, see the graduate catalog.
SCI 696 - Current Issues in Science EducationSCI 790 - Internship in Science EducationID 705 - Research Colloquium
CognateCourses in science field different from the major or related area; 15 hours total.
EducationCourses in education and science education not included in major: 20 hours.
A course in learning or in development, and:EDPSY 646 - Tests and MeasurementsEDHI 609 - Preparing for the Professoriate: Teaching in Higher EducationEDHI 610 - Issues in Higher EducationDISS 799 - Doctor's Dissertation
Coursework, minimum of 90 hours, distributed as follows:
Research colloquium (ID 705), 2 credit hours
Dissertation, 10 credit hours
Teaching Internship, (SCI 790) 3 credit hours
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