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SCI 226. Science for Elementary Teachers 1

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Concepts of life, earth and space, and physical science. Basic science inquiry skills.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


SCI 227. Science for Elementary Teachers 2

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Further concepts of life, earth and space, and physical science. Additional science inquiry skills.
Prerequisites: SCI 226
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SCI 420. Teaching Science in a Social Context

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Teaching science in the context of human enterprise.
Prerequisites: Passing scores on the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Examination Basic Skills Tests or instructor permission
Corequisites: STEM 420, IM 422, ED 431
Semester Offered: Fall


SCI 422. Computer Applications in Science Education

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Acquaint elementary/secondary education majors with computer applications (software, hardware, computer-based communication) in science education. Familiarity with word processing and spreadsheets is advised.
Semester Offered: Spring


SCI 430. Methods & Materials for Teaching Secondary Science

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: An introduction to modern techniques and curricula for teaching secondary school life science.
Prerequisites: Passing scores on the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Examination Basic Skills Tests or instructor permission
Corequisites: STEM 421, ED 421, ED 451
Semester Offered: Spring


SCI 434. Contemporary Science Curriculum K-8

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Literature based overview of contemporary science curriculum for elementary schools. A hands-on overview of recent elementary programs. Includes philosophy, rationale, sample activities and assessment.
Prerequisites: BIOL 302, CHEM 302, ESCI 302
Semester Offered: DEMAND


SCI 436. Environmental Education for Teachers

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Examination and experience with environmental curricula and materials for classroom and field instruction.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Summer


SCI 440. Seminar in Science Teaching

Credits: 1-6 View Details
Description: A companion to field experiences student teaching. Reflections and application of science teaching strategies. Repeatable up to 6 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SCI 444. Internship in Science

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Participation in a faculty research project.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SCI 501. Credit By Arrangement

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Credit By Arrangement.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


SCI 520. Teaching Science in a Social Context

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Teaching science in the context of human enterprise.
Prerequisites: Passing scores on the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Examination Basic Skills Tests or instructor permission
Corequisites: STEM 520, IM 522, ED 531
Semester Offered: Fall


SCI 522. Computer Applications in Science Education

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Acquaint elementary/secondary education majors with computer applications (software, hardware, computer-based communication) in science education. Familiarity with word processing and spreadsheets is advised.
Semester Offered: Spring


SCI 530. Methods & Materials for Teaching Secondary Science

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: An introduction to modern techniques and curricula for teaching secondary school life science.
Prerequisites: Passing scores on the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Examination Basic Skills Tests or instructor permission
Corequisites: STEM 521, ED 521, ED 551
Semester Offered: Spring


SCI 534. Contemporary Science Curriculum K-8

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Literature based overview of contemporary science curriculum for elementary schools. A hands-on overview of recent elementary programs. Includes philosophy, rationale, sample activities and assessment.
Prerequisites: BIOL 302, CHEM 302, ESCI 302
Semester Offered: DEMAND


SCI 536. Environmental Education for Teachers

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Examination and experience with environmental curricula and materials for classroom and field instruction.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Summer


SCI 540. Seminar in Science Teaching

Credits: 1-6 View Details
Description: A companion to field experiences student teaching. Reflections and application of science teaching strategies. Repeatable up to 6 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SCI 588. Type B Workshops

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Area limited and specific subjects selected before workshop is announced. These workshops are designed to meet the needs of graduate students for continuing education or enrichment. Workshops numbered 588 may be included as a part of the graduate degree only with the specific approval of the adviser and the graduate dean. This approval may be obtained either by inclusion of the course at the time of program approval or through the petition process.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


SCI 600. Special Problems

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Independent study for advanced students wishing to work out a special problem in the major area of concentration.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


SCI 690. Selected Topics

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: May be repeated to a max. of 9 credits.
Semester Offered:


SCI 691. Enrollment Continuation

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Intended for master's students who have completed all required coursework for a graduate program, but are still working on a culminating project (thesis, starred paper, portfolio, or internship) or other program requirements. Repeatable to 10 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


SCI 694. Selected Topics

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: May be repeated to a max. of 9 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


SCI 695. Temporary Workshop

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Area limited and specific subjects selected before workshop is announced. These workshops are intended to support established degree programs and may be included on a student's approved program within the workshop limitations established for each program option.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


SCI 699. Master's Thesis

Credits: 1-6 View Details
Description: Master's Thesis.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer






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