Curriculum

All courses are 3 credits unless otherwise indicated.

Total hours: 36

Education requirements: 9-21 hours

Required:

EDHD 609 Research Methods and Applications
EDCI 686 Methods of Science Teaching

and 3-15 hours from the following:

EDCI 600 Classroom Management and Instructional Methodology
EDCI 606 Effective Instructional Strategies
EDCI 617 Foundations and Curriculum
EDHD 602 Human Development
RDNG 672 Reading and Study Skills in the Content Area

Science courses from the following: 15-24 hours

To be selected in consultation with an advisor and may include 18-hour concentrations in biology(selected from ccourses listed below), earth science, or mathematics (see below) with additional approved electives.

BIOL 605 Topics in Botany (4 credit hours)
BIOL 620 Human Anatomy
BIOL 623 Applied Genetics
BIOL 630 Physiology: Cells to Function
BIOL 641 Applied Ecology
BIOL 669
BIOL 670
EDHD 670 Independent Study
ENVS 600 Concepts in Earth and Environmental Science
ENVS 631 Environmental Hydrology
ENVS 645 Practical Meteorology
ENVS 650 Water Quality
(ENVS 650-Water Quality also meets the requirements for three credits within the 18-credit biology sequence.)
ENVS 660 Applied Geology
ENVS 665 Functional Oceanography
ENVS 680 Applied Geography
SCIE 610 Astronomy
SCIE 670 Independent Study in Science
SCIE 680 Special Topics in Science

The following courses can substitute for science content classes, as offerings are available. An undergraduate major or minor in Mathematics or permission of the instructor is required as pre-requisite:

MATH 601 Rational and Irrational Numbers
MATH 602 Polynomials: Exploration of Algebraic Structures
MATH 603 Point Set Topology
MATH 604 Theory of Numbers
MATH 605 Mathematics of Coding Theory
MATH 606 Mathematical Explorations: The Art of Problem Solving