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MS in Teaching (MST): Adolescence Education (Grades 7-12)

Biology, English, Mathematics and Social Studies

The MS in Teaching (MST) is designed for individuals with bachelor's degrees who seek careers in teaching adolescence education but lack formal training in teacher education.

Core Courses for All MST - Adolescence Programs:
EDU
640
Literacy and Learning in the Content Area for Adolescent Learners (3 credits)
EDU
653
Instruction and Assessment Strategies in the Secondary School (3 credits)
EDU 660 Foundations of Teaching Students with Disabilities (3 credits)
EDU 712 Extending Literacy and Learning in the Content Area for Adolescent Learners (3 credits)
EDU
721
Modern Educational Philosophies and Values (3 credits)
EDU
783
Multimedia in Teaching (3 credits)
EDU
922
Multicultural Education (3 credits)
EDU 975 Observation and Student Teaching in Adolescent Education - Biology, English, Mathematics, Social Studies (6 credits)
Total
27 credits


Subject Area Courses:

Biology
BIO 510 Living Environment (3 Credits)
BIO 515 Genetics and Cell Biology (3 Credits)
BIO 520 Ecology and Population Biology (3 Credits)
BIO 525 Biological Chemistry and Cell Physiology (3 Credits)
BIO 530 Laboratory Techniques in Modern Biology (1 Credit)
BIO Elective Elective chosen with Graduate Biology Advisor (3 credits)
EDU 957 Special Project in Biology Education (2 credits)
Total 18 Credits

English
ENG 600-729 One course in Foundations (3 credits)
ENG 730-769 One course in Classics (3 Credits)
ENG 770-896 One Course in American and/or Modern (3 credits)
ENG Electives Two Courses (6 credits)
EDU 954 Special Project in English Education (3 credits)
Total 18 Credits

Mathematics
MTH
620
Analysis I (3 Credits)
MTH
650
Linear Algebra (3 Credits)
MTH 651 Abstract Algebra (3 credits)
MTH
705
Topics in Modern Geometry (3 Credits)
MTH
708
History of Mathematics (3 Credits)
EDU
951
Special Project in Mathematics Education (3 Credits)
Total
18 Credits

Social Studies
HST Electives Five (5) History/Geography Courses as advised (15 credits)
EDU 952 Special Project in Social Studies Education (3 Credits)
Total 18 Credits