MSE Degree Requirements

A candidate for the MSE degree must complete a minimum of 30 credits, of which 21 must be earned at Lebanon Valley College.  Only 6 credits may be transferred into the core. A candidate must achieve at least a 3.00 cumulative average to be certified for graduation.

Required Courses:

MSE 800 Intro. to Science Education
MSE 811 Curriculum Design
MSE 813 Literacy in the Sci. Classrm
MSE 829 Research Methods & Statistics

Two courses from:

MSE 801 Principles of Biol. & Life Sci
MSE 802 Principles of Chemistry
MSE 803 Prin. of Physics & Phys. Sci.
MSE 805 Prin. of Earth & Space Sci.

3-credits from one of (MSE Capstone Experience Requirements):

MSE 830 Research in Sci. Ed.: Thesis
MSE 832 Research in Sci. Ed.: Project

Plus THREE additional elective courses. 

STEM Concentration

Students may opt to complete a STEM concentration by completing the following courses in place of the three electives:

MSE 880 Intro. to STEM Education
MSE 881 STEM Educatn Systemic Reform
MSE 882 STEM Integratve Curr Design