Teaching, with Teacher Certification in Earth Science (Preschool-Grade 12) and Teacher of Students with Disabilities (M.A.T.)

Program Requirements

Additional Requirements for State Certification
Speech
CMST 101Fundamentals of Speech: Communication Requirement3
Physiology and Hygiene
Pass the MSU Health Knowledge Test available through the Center of Pedagogy or have the Undergraduate equivalent course approved by advisor
Additional Requirement
Select one of the following:3
Learning Theories
Child Development II: Adolescence
Advanced Educational Psychology
Program Requirements
Required Courses
SASE 680Selected Topics in Curriculum and Teaching1
SASE 509Sociocultural Perspectives on Curriculum and Assessment3
SPED 579Special Education for Students with Disabilities3
SPED 586Educational Planning for Adolescents with Disabilities3
SPED 566Creating Curricular Access for Adolescents with Disabilities3
SPED 568Teaching Methods for Inclusive Education3
SPED 588Positive Behavior Supports for Diverse Learners3
Graduate Professional Sequence I
SASE 526Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogy3
SASE 527Clinical Practice I3
SPED 584Assessment in Special Education and Classroom Practice3
Graduate Professional Sequence II
SASE 543Advanced Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogy3
SASE 529Clinical Practice II6
SPED 680Selected Topics in Special Education1
Comprehensive Exam
In the term that you will sit for exam, register for the section which matched your major & advisor. Successfully pass exam.
GRAD CMPComprehensive Examination0
Total Credits44

Teaching Field Requirements

Earth Science Core
EAES 105Physical Geology4
EAES 220Mineralogy4
EAES 240Historical Geology4
EAES 302Structural Geology3
EAES 320Igneous Metamorphic Petrology4
EAES 441Stratigraphy4
Additional Earth Science Courses
EAES 201Understanding Weather and Climate4
EAES 250Introduction to Marine Sciences4
PHYS 280Astronomy4
Collateral Science Courses
BIOL 113Principles of Biology II4
CHEM 120General Chemistry I4
CHEM 121General Chemistry II4
MATH 116Calculus A4
PHYS 193College Physics I4
PHYS 194College Physics II4
MATH 111Applied Precalculus3-4
or MATH 112 Precalculus Mathematics
Graduate level content course
Select one of the following:3
The Dynamic Earth
Advanced Physical Geology
Landscapes in Transition
Environmental Geoscience
Tectonics
Field Geology
Fundamentals of Remote Sensing of the Environment
Advanced Mineralogy
Optical Mineralogy
Igneous Metamorphic Petrology
Sedimentary Petrography
Igneous and Metamorphic Geology
X-ray Microanalysis
Geochemistry
Organic Geoghemistry
Environmental Forensics
Instrumental Environmental Analysis
Applied Groundwater Modeling
Water Resource Management
Geophysics
Advanced Historical Geology
Stratigraphy
Advanced Invertebrate Paleobiology
Vertebrate Paleobiology
Paleoecology
Micropaleobiology
Paleobotany
Biostratigraphy of New Jersey
Advanced Marine Geology
Waste Management
Air Resource Management
Research Seminar
Research in Geoscience Literature
Special Problems in Earth and Environmental Studies
Seminar in Environmental Graphics
Methods Course
BIOL 503Teaching Science in Secondary Schools4
Total Credits69