This degree allows students to take coursework in both environmental studies and education within the Subject Matter Strand of the M.A. degree. It focuses on the content knowledge of teaching and of environmental education. Basic core courses are taken in the College of Education. Fifteen units comprising a content area are taken in other appropriate college.
- A B.A. degree in education or a related field from an accredited four-year institution.
- GPA of 3.0 figured on the last 60 units with defined exceptions on a provisional basis. Provisional admission may be made to applicants who meet all criteria, but fall between 2.5 and 3.0 in their GPA.
- 15 units of previous coursework in education. Provisional admission may be granted to applicants who meet all other admission criteria, but have not completed 15 units of education coursework, with the provision that the coursework be completed within the first year of their M.A. program.
- One year of teaching in a school or informal education setting. (Student teaching can count as an instructional experience.)
(Also see our graduate course descriptions)
- Required minimum of 33 units of graduate courses
- College of Education Core (9 units):
- TLS 570 Introduction to Educational Research.
- TLS 539 Recent Research on Teaching and Schooling
- TLS 545 Curriculum Theory and Policy
- Supporting Coursework (24 units):
- Teaching and Teacher Education Courses (14 units)
- TLS 531 Environmental Education Topics (3)
- TLS 596 Topics in Teacher Education: Earth Education (3)
- TLS 593 Internship (Arizona Sonora Desert Museum)* (3-3) This internship is designed for full time students. For part time students, substitute courses are arranged.
- TTE 595E Master's Colloquium (1-1)
- Environmental Studies Courses (10 units)
For more information contact
Bruce Johnson, Ph.D.
UA College of Education
P.O. Box 210069
Tucson AZ 85721-0069
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