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University Catalog 2012-2013 
University Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education: Option in Science Education, M.A.

Admission to the Program

 Applicants must meet university requirements for admission to graduate study. In addition, applicants should have completed EDEL 418 or its equivalent, attained a minimum of 2.75 grade point average in the last 90 quarter units attempted and have consulted with a faculty adviser. A score of 600 or higher on TOEFL is required for visa students. Finally, a valid teaching credential issued by California or any state is recommended by completion of the program.

Requirements for the Degree (45-52 units)

A total of 45–52 units are required, with at least 23 in 500-level courses.

Comprehensive Examination, or Thesis, or Project (0, 7 units)

Students selecting the Science Education Option may choose the comprehensive examination or a thesis or a project after consultation with an adviser.

Students who select the comprehensive examination should expect to take it (EDEL 596) after they have completed all course work in their program and must comply with college and division requirements. Under special circumstances, and with prior approval from their M.A. program coordinator, students may take a maximum of five units of their program course work concurrently during the quarter they take their comprehensive examination.