M.A. Science Teaching: Community College

This plan is for science majors who seek a position teaching science at the college level. This is a research plan, and the preceding one is an extended coursework plan in the same area. Please note that this academic plan does not result in public school teacher certification.


For this 36-unit plan, you must complete:

These courses may be organized in one of two ways:

a content major, which includes 21 units of coursework in a single discipline

or a content emphasis of 18 units in one discipline

plus 3 additional units of coursework

(The two-term sequence in college science teaching, SCI 661 and 662, is highly recommended.)

EDR 610 and 611

or 3 units of BIO 698 and 3 units of SCI 699

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