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AC in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education for K-12

The Academic Certificate (AC) in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education for K-12 Educators program is designed to provide K-12 teachers with the foundation to incorporate STEM education into their classrooms. Courses will cover state and national academic standards for STEM and best practices. K-12 teachers will have opportunities to develop knowledge and skills in inquiry-guided, problem-based, and project-based learning as well as strategies for practical application of STEM education into any K-12 classroom.

CIPS Code: 13.1206

Program Prerequisites
Must hold a Career or Technical Education (CTE), provisional or standard elementary, secondary, or special education certificate.

Required Courses 18
Course # Course Title Credits
EPD205* Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education
3
EPD256* Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education and Technology
3
EPD257*

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education and Science
Note: The projected course availability of EPD257 is Summer 2016.

3
EPD258* Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education and Engineering
3
EPD259*

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education and Mathematics
Note: The projected course availability of EPD259 is Fall 2016.

3
EPD287*

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Capstone Project
Note: EPD287 is currently under development.

3

Notes

  • The total amount of credits required for this certificate is 18.
  • Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses within the program.
  • * Indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
  • Minimum GPA: 2.00