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M.A.T. With Science Certification

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Professional Education Courses Required for Certification

  • EDUC 507 Culture, Community & Diversity: Intro. to Critical Pedagogy (40 hour Stage 1 & 2 Field Experience)
  • EDUC 503 Student Development & Instructional Design (40 hour Stage 1 & 2 Field Experience)
  • EDUC 502.2 Intro. to the Education of English Language Learners 
  • EDUC 534 Including Students with Disabilities 
  • EDUC 530.2 Computer Technology in the Classroom
  • EDUC 540 Reflective Teaching (40 hour Stage 3 Field Experience)
  • EDUC 564 Curriculum and Instruction in Science (110 hour Stage 3 Field Experience)
  • EDUC 575-7 Student Teaching
  • EDUC 578 Seminar in Secondary Student Teaching

General Science Courses Required for Certification

Interdisciplinary (1 Course)

  • IDIS 320.2 Writing in Science Education (writing intensive)

Mathematics (1 or 2 Courses)

  • MATH 170 Analytic Geometry & Calculus I(may substitute equivalent Math 106 & 166)

Biology (3 Courses)

  • BIOL 100 Principles of Biology OR 
  • BIOL 112 General Zoology
  • BIOL 119 Introductory Botany
  • BIOL 107 Environmental Science OR
  • BIOL 360 Ecology

Chemistry (2 Courses)

  • CHEM 113 General Chemistry I
  • CHEM 114 General Chemistry II

Physics (2 Courses)

  • PHYS 109 Physics for Life Science I OR
  • PHYS 111 Introductory Physics I
  • PHYS 110 Physics for Life Science II OR
  • PHYS 112 Introductory Physics II

Earth Sciences (3 Courses)

  • EASC 110 Introductory Geology
  • EASC 120 Meteorology
  • EASC 130 Astronomy

Additional Course Units in Science (3 courses)

In this sequence, two courses are to be upper level courses numbered 210 or above from one department (biology, chemistry, physics, geology or astronomy. Advanced work in geology or astronomy is available through cross-registration with Lehigh University). When appropriate, students are encouraged to be laboratory assistants in one of the science areas.