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Center for Science and Math Education

Overview

The Center for Science and Mathematics Education is dedicated to preparing science and mathematics teachers capable of providing the high quality instruction that will better enable students to understand themselves and the world around them.

The Center works with the academic schools to coordinate programs in teacher education offered by the College of Arts and Sciences, and provides, in cooperation with the School of Education, a curriculum in the sciences for prospective elementary school teachers. In addition to providing programs in secondary education and for advanced degrees, the Center works with the public schools to improve science and mathematics curriculum and works to utilize educational technology in personal development.

The Center also conducts a variety of workshops to enhance the skills of in service teachers and contributes to the science and mathematics preparation of candidates for initial certification.

The CSME Curriculum

The courses of study available through CSME consist of:

  • Secondary Education Program, designed to prepare students for teaching science at the secondary level
  • M.S. Programs in Science and Mathematics Education with emphasis areas in Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, and Physics
  • Ph.D. Programs in Science Education with emphasis areas in Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, and Physics

These topics are discussed under Curriculum and further information is available through the Center by request. If you use email to request information, please put Information Request in the subject line and also include your name and contact email address.

Please let us know if we can be of assistance with your educational objectives or with finding resources to assist with your work.