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Course of Study

Graduate Adolescent Education Course Sequence: Biology

 

Education Courses for Advanced Certificate and Master's Degree Programs

Course No Title Credits Prereq Coreq
SEDF 703 Social Foundations of Adolescent Education
3

SEDF 704 Adolescent Development, Grades 7-12
(36 hrs fieldwork)
2


SEDF 705 Educational Psychology: Applications to Adolescent Education (36 hrs fieldwork) 2 SEDF 704
SEDF 706 Assessment of Teaching and Learning in Adolescent Education
2 SEDF 705
SEDC 724 or
SEDC 754 or
SEDC 774
SPED 708
Teaching Students with Special Needs in Inclusive Settings 3 12 credits of coursework  
SEDC 710 Building the Foundations of Literacy in Adolescent Education
3

SEDC 713 Methods 1: Advanced Study of Secondary Learning Environments for Teaching Mathematics and Science

SEDF 704 or
SEDF 704
SEDC 720 Adolescent Health and Safety
1

SEDC 724 Methods 2: Intensive Study of Teaching Diverse Learners in Science, Grades 7-12 (36 hrs fieldwork)
2 SEDC 713 SEDF 705

Take Either


SEDC 754.01 Student Teaching in Biology, Grades 7-12
(60 days student teaching + 30 hr seminars, workshops and conferences)
5 SEDC 724
   Or      
SEDC 774.11 Practicum in Biology, Grades 7-9
(30 hrs + conferences)
2 SEDC 724
   Plus      
SEDC 774.21 Practicum in Biology, Grades 10-12
(30 hrs + conferences)
2 SEDC 724

Total Credits for Advanced Certificate            26-27 credits

Biological Sciences Courses for Master's Degree Program Only
Core requirements

Course No Title Credits Prereq
BIOL 610.55
Laboratory Workshop in Biology Education
4 Grad course in bio.
or perm. of instructor
BIOL 630 Science and Society 3 BIOL 610.55
or perm of instructor
BIOL 660 Challenging Concepts in Biological Sciences 4 BIOL 610.55
BIOL 630





Category A: for students who have completed molecular biology and molecular genetics at the undergraduate level. Choose one: 4
BIOL 700
Genetics 4 Und. genetics
& molecular biology
BIOL 710.13 Molecular Biology 5 Organic chem. – 1 yr
BIOL 714.01 Cell Biology 4 Org. chem.
or biochem undergrad course
BIOL 750.03 Developmental Biology 4





Category B: For students who have not taken either molecular biology or molecular genetics at the undergraduate level. Students must take both courses below:

BIOL 600 Molecular Biology 3
BIOL 602.10 Molecular Genetics 3

Culminating Experiences

Total Credits for Master's Degree            41-44 credits

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