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Master of Arts and
Certification Program

Model Schedule: Secondary Science

(Chemistry, Physics, Biology, and General Science content courses vary by discipline)

 FALL 1 SPRING 1 SUMMER
C&I 602. Principles of Teaching
and Learning
(50 HR Field Placement)
*C&I 689. Cultural Diversity in
the Classroom

(Courses denoted with asterisk may be taken during summer or switched to a different term in consultation with your advisor)
EDP 600. Educational Psychology

RDNG 622. Reading in the
Content Area
Science Content Course
(as needed)
C&I 648. Science, Technology, Personal and Social Perspectives C&I 649. History and Philosophy
of Science
Science Content Course
(as needed)
Science Content Course
(as needed)
*SPED 500. Legal/Educational Foundations: Special Education
FALL 2 SPRING 2
C&I 644. Teaching in Secondary Science Schools
(50 HR Field Placement)
C&I 588. Advanced Field Experience


*C&I 688. Classroom Organization and Management C&I 584. Advanced Clinical Experience
*SPED 601. Academic
Interventions: Special Needs
C&I 680. Technology Integration




WVU is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The Educator Preparation Provider (EPP) at WVU is currently accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and is a Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) eligible provider.

The Secondary Science specialty licensure area offered at our EPP has been approved by the West Virginia Board of Education.  

The Secondary Science specialty licensure area is state approved and is nationally recognized by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA).


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