M.A. Science Teaching: Community College (extended coursework)

This plan is for science majors who seek a position teaching science at the college level. This is an extended coursework plan, and the following one is a research 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 24 units of coursework in a single discipline

or a content emphasis of 18 units in one discipline

plus 6 additional units of coursework

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


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