Undergraduate 2017-2018

College of Natural and Health Sciences

Science Education Programs

SCED 381 Science Education Teaching Assistant

Prerequisite: SCI 266. As a teaching assistant students will deepen their understanding of fundamental science, practice effective questioning techniques, learn to safely and practically set up labs and study how students learn science.


SCED 422 Directed Studies

Individualized investigation under the direct supervision of a faculty member. (Minimum of 37.5 clock hours required per credit hour.) Repeatable, maximum concurrent enrollment is two times.

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SCED 440 Strategies in Teaching Secondary Science

(1 laboratory) Become familiar with the professional responsibilities of teaching science and provide entry level operational knowledge of the instructional strategies, technique, materials, and technology available along with the required science content.


SCED 441 Methods of Teaching Secondary School Science

Co-requisite: STEP 363. Consider curriculum and classroom organization, testing and evaluation, procedures and materials, relationship of subject area to total secondary program, emphasizing teaching techniques.


SCED 475 Teaching Science in the Elementary School

(2 lecture, 2 laboratory) Prerequisite: EDFE 120 Junior or above. Develop knowledge of models for science instruction, objectives, learning, curriculum, safety, technology, a nd assessment for teaching science grades K-8. Course fee required.