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STMED- 101 Introduction to Math and Science Education (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Overview of math and science education programs, roles and responsibilities of math and science teachers, state and professional standards, history of math and science education, professional resources, curriculum, instruction, assessment, and classroom management.

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STMED- 160 Introduction to Technology and Science Education (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Survey of technology and science teaching, including teachers' responsibilities, curriculum, literature, current issues and organizations associated with the profession and teaching within K-12 schools.

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STMED- 185 Pre-Student Teaching (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Introductory field experience and seminar includes observing, analyzing, and experiencing teaching in a public school setting. Minimum of 50 hours completed.

Prerequisite: Backgound check required.

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STMED- 260 Curriculum Methods & Assessment for Science & Technology (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Development of rationales, goals, content outlines, outcomes, objectives, activities, and assessment items.

Prerequisite: take STMED-101 or STMED-160

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STMED- 360 Pre-Student Teaching In Science Technology and Math Education (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Observing, analyzing, experiencing, and reflecting on teaching in public school settings for STMED pre-service teachers.
Department consent

Prerequisites: Take STMED-101 or STMED-160, Benchmark 1 must be complete & background check is required.

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STMED- 390 Laboratory and Classroom Management in Science and Technology (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Laboratory ad classroom management strategies, conflict resolution, syllabi, paperwork, grading, communication, managing facilities and equipment, purchasing, maintenance, storage, lab and material safety, safety equipment, liability, and negligence.

Benchmark I Completed

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STMED- 401 Capstone: Math and Science Education (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Synthesis of material learned in the math and science education program and study of educational research, evidence-based practice, and professional development.

Prerequisite: Benchmark I completion

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STMED- 460 Teaching Methods for Science and Technology Education (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Development and implementation of lessons, demonstrations, learning activities, and formative assessments.

Prerequisites: Benchmark I completion and STMED-260

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STMED- 601 Capstone: Math and Science Education (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Synthesis of material learned in the math and science education program and study of educational research, evidence-based practice, and professional development.

Prerequisite: Benchmark I completion

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