This major requires as a prerequisite a bachelor's degree (teaching preferred) with a major in science or in a specific science discipline. Teacher licensure is a prerequisite for completing the program approval process for this major.
This major is available on the thesis and non-thesis options. A minimum of 30 semester hours, including 6 hours of SCI ED 6299 for thesis research and writing, is required for the thesis option; a minimum of 32 semester hours, including completion of a creative component, is required for the non-thesis option. Successful completion of a final written comprehensive examination is required for the non-thesis option. A minimum of 17 hours of 200-level course work is required for the thesis option. A minimum of 14 hours of 200-level course work is required for the non-thesis option.
The Graduate Record Examination (General Test) is not required for admission to the program.
|Science and Science Education: SCI ED 6700; SCI ED 6800; SCI ED 6900; SCI ED 6600, SCI ED 6500||11 hrs|
|Thesis or non-thesis option||19 or 21 hrs|
|Total||30 or 32 hrs|
|Research: SCI ED 6299||6 hrs|
|Courses from the College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences||8 hrs|
|Electives from Education or Science and Science Education||5 hrs|
|Research: SCI ED 6299||
|Courses from the College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences||
|Electives from Education or Science and Science education||