The STEM Education Certificate will provide students with an opportunity to expand their knowledge of science, mathematics, and computer science content that will aid in implementing standards-based curricula. It will introduce students to an integrated curriculum as it relates to teaching in middle and secondary contexts.
Students will be able to
Demonstrate proficiency in standards-based curriculum with content across STEM disciplines.
Deepen their understanding of learners from diverse backgrounds by exploring issues of equity in the STEM classroom.
Engage in advanced content courses to strengthen STEM content knowledge and broaden pedagogical practices.
Expand knowledge in content areas through action research and community-engaged scholarship
Successful completion of STEM 7080, STEM 7910, and STEM 8430 qualifies an individual for the STEM Education Endorsement.