Earth Science Education Emphasis

The earth science emphasis differs from the science education major in that it provides the options of taking either MEASRES 6205 or EARTHSCI 6400 and either SCI ED 6299 or EARTHSCI 6299. The earth science education emphasis also requires eight (8) hours of graduate credit in earth science and a total of thirty-six (36) hours in earth science in combined undergraduate and graduate program.

Required Courses

Measurement and Research: MEASRES 6205 or Research Methods in Earth Science: EARTHSCI 6400 3 hrs
Science and Science Education: SCI ED 6700; SCI ED 6800SCI ED 6900SCI ED 6600 8 hrs
Thesis or non-thesis option 19 or 21 hrs
Total 30 or 32 hrs

Thesis Option

Research: SCI ED 6299 or EARTHSCI 6299 6 hrs
Courses from the College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences with at least eight (8) hours of earth science 8 hrs
Electives from Education or Science and Science Education 5 hrs
Total 19 hrs

Non-Thesis Option

Research: SCI ED 6299 or EARTHSCI 6299 3 hrs
Courses from the College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences with at least eight (8) hours of earth science 11 hrs
Electives from Education or Science and Science Education 7 hrs
Total 21 hrs