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Phone(775) 784-4345 (Main)
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Emailcoe@unr.edu
Location William J Raggio Building
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Address 1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno,  NV  89557-0278
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Program of Study

M.S. In Elementary Education
Emphasis: Mathematics and Science Education (36 Credits)

This Master’s Program is designed to deepen understanding of content knowledge and teaching pedagogy in math, science and STEM disciplines. The major focus will be on Mathematics and science content and teaching understanding to improve classroom instruction with support courses in engineering design and integrating STEM disciplines for instruction. *Eligible for a Mathematics Endorsement and Science Endorsements from the Nevada Department of Education.

Course Course Name # of Credits
Core (6 credits)
EDUC 624 Curriculum Development in Mathematics 3
EDUC 625 Curriculum Development in Science 3
Research Core (6 credits)
EDUC 770 Master’s Seminar 3
EDRS 700 Introduction to Educational Research 3
Math Content Courses (9 credits)
MATH 776 Algebra and Discrete Math for Teachers (Number and Operations) 3
EDS 750 Advanced Methods of Teaching Geometry and Measurement 3
EDS 749 Advanced Methods of Teaching Mathematical Problem Solving 3
Science & Engineering Content Courses (9 credits)
(EDUC 695) Introductory Biology for Teachers 3
(EDUC 695) Nevada Earth Space Science Initiative (NESSI) 3
ENGR 691 Engineering Design & Technology 3
Practical Application (Internship) (3 credits): Choose one
CTL 728C Problems in Teaching Science 3
CTL 728A Problems in Teaching Mathematics 3
Project Option (3 credits)
CTL 795 Comp Exam / Project 3

Suggested Sequence of Courses for 2012 - 2014 Cohort

Course Course Name # of Credits
Summer 2012
EDUC 695 Nevada Earth Space Science Initiative (NESSI) 3
EDUC 624 Curriculum and Development in Mathematics Education 3
Fall 2012
EDUC 770 Master’s Seminar 3
EDUC 625 Curriculum and Development in Science Education 3
Spring 2013
EDS 749 Teaching Problem Solving 3
ENGR 691 Engineering Design & Technology 3
Summer 2013
MATH 776 Algebra and discrete math for teachers-Expressions and Equations 3
EDUC 695 Introductory biology for teachers (Biology 110) 3
Fall 2013
EDS 750 Teaching geometry and measurement 3
EDRS 700 Introduction to Educational Research 3
Spring 2014
CTL 795 Comp Exam / Project 3
CTL 728d Problems in teaching / Leadership Math/Science 3

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