Academic Catalog August 2008 - August 2009 Undergraduate and Graduate
This plan is for secondary science teachers who want to expand their content and pedagogical expertise. 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:
24 units of science content courses, chosen with your advisor, many of which may be summer courses
These courses may be organized in one of the following three ways:
a content major, which includes 24 units of coursework in a single discipline;
a content emphasis of 18 units in one discipline plus 6 additional units of coursework
or a dual concentration with 12 units in each of two disciplines
12 units of science education or education courses, chosen with your advisor
a professional portfolio
an oral defense
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