This program prepares graduates to be Earth Science teachers for grades 7-12. There is an option to add an extension for grades 5-6.
Candidates for the adolescence earth science program must have a degree in geology (or a related field) with a minimum of 30 credits in earth science coursework.
This content must include study in the following areas: scientific methods, space systems, atmospheric systems, geological systems, and water systems.
Otherwise qualified candidates who lack coursework in a specified area may be admitted conditionally but must make up the content deficit prior to completion of the program.
All descriptions for the below courses are available in the GSE Bulletin.
- Adolescence Education Portfolio (CTGE0709 - 0 credits)
- Clinical Seminar in Teaching Science (CTGE5276 - 3 credits)
- Historical, Philosophical, and Multicultural Foundations of American Education (UEGE5102 - 3 credits)
- Literacy and Learning Across the Curriculum (CTGE5547 - 3 credits)
- Special Education Foundations: Past, Present, Future (CTGE5155 - 3 credits)
- Special Topics in Educational Technology (CTGE6200 - 3 credits)
- Teaching and Assessing Science (CTGE5272 - 3 credits)
- Child Abuse Identification Training (EDGE0210)
- Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) Workshop (EDGE0260)
- Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Training (EDGE0220)
- School Violence Prevention Training (EDGE0230)