Effective Fall 2014

OPTION 1:
Education Courses
EDRM 602Action Research 13
EDUC 619Curriculum Development 13
EDUC 660Advanced Methods-Science and Math Instruction3
Natural Science Courses
Select at least 18 credits from the following:18-19
Physics for Science Educators 1
Chemistry for Science Educators 1
Spectroscopy for Science Educators 1
Energetics for Science Educators 1
Pollution and Environmental Biology for Educators 1
Evolutionary Biology for Educators 1
Design and Data Analysis for Researchers I
Independent Study
NSCI 695Independent Study for the MNSE 23
Total Credits30-31
OPTION 2:
Education Courses
EDRM 602Action Research 13
EDUC 619Curriculum Development 13
EDUC 660Advanced Methods-Science and Math Instruction3
Natural Science Courses
Select at least 15 credits from the following:15-16
Physics for Science Educators 1
Chemistry for Science Educators 1
Spectroscopy for Science Educators 1
Energetics for Science Educators 1
Pollution and Environmental Biology for Educators 1
Evolutionary Biology for Educators 1
Design and Data Analysis for Researchers I
Research
NSCI 698Research Experience in Natural Sciences 36
Total Credits30-31
1

Offered only as an online or blended course.

2

The independent study requires enrollment in the summer session after completing the program’s course and research requirements.  It involves weekly meetings of the student with her/his research advisor, but does not require full-time residency on campus.

3

Requires registration for a 6-week summer session at full time. Students will complete the research experience requirement in the summer after their first year they are enrolled in the Program.  Instructors are graduate student advisors who hold regular faculty appointments in the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, or Physics.