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Science Education

Advising and Forms

Meet with the appropriate advisor listed in the table below as soon as possible in order to have the best possible academic experience at CWU and minimize time to graduation. Office hours for each faculty member are usually available at the Department Office or email that faculty member directly.  In addition to your academic plan and major application, there are several requirements that all majors need to complete for graduation and certification, which are detailed below.

Quick links for Middle Level and Elementary (Science Education K-8 Minor)

 **All program forms provided here are for Fall 2014 and later.  For earlier catalog years, visit the online course catalog or contact your advisor.

Program

Advisors

Email

Office

Department*

Forms

MAJORS​

BS in Biology Teaching

Dechaine

Quitadamo

dechaine@cwu.edu

iq@cwu.edu

Science 236D

Science 236F

Biology

Advising Form

Major Application

Example Plan

BA in Chemistry Teaching

Sorey

soreyt@cwu.edu

Science 302

Chemistry

Advising Form

Major Application

BA in Geology

Egger

anneegger@  geology.cwu.edu

Hebeler 109

Geology

Advising Form

EMAIL for Major Application

BA in Physics

Palmquist

palmquis@cwu.edu

Science 107

Physics

Advising Form

EMAIL for Major Application

BA in General Science Teaching

Kurtz (All Emphases)

Dechaine (Biology)

Palmquist (Physics)

Egger (Earth Sci)

kurtzm@cwu.edu

dechaine@cwu.edu

palmquis@cwu.edu

anneegger@   geology.cwu.edu

Science 107

Science Education

Advising Form

Major Application

BA in General Science Teaching - Middle Level

Sorey

Egger

soreyt@cwu.edu

anneegger@  geology.cwu.edu

Science 302

Hebeler 109

Science Education

Advising Form

Major Application

MINORS

Science Education K-8 Minor

Dechaine

Palmquist

Hunt (Pierce Center)

dechaine@cwu.edu

palmquis@cwu.edu

huntv@cwu.edu

Science 236D

Science 107

EMAIL Dr. Hunt

Science Education

Advising Form

Minor Application

EMAIL Dr. Hunt for Pierce Info

Broad Area Science Minor

Kurtz

kurtzm@cwu.edu

Science 107

Science Education

Advising Form

Minor Application

Biology Teaching Minor

Dechaine

Quitadamo

dechaine@cwu.edu

iq@cwu.edu

Science 236D

Science 236F

Biology

Advising Form

Minor Application

Chemistry Teaching Minor

Sorey

soreyt@cwu.edu

Science 302

Chemistry

Advising Form

EMAIL for Minor Application

Physics Minor

Palmquist

palmquis@cwu.edu

Science 107

Physics

Advising Form

EMAIL for Minor Application

*Department that administers this program.  Major and minor forms are available and need to be turned in at that department.

 


Requirements for Science Education Majors

  • Upon starting the program, complete the SCED Entry to Program Assessment HERE
  • Prior to student teaching, demonstrate evidence of proficiency in all major portfolio and minor portfolio dimensions - Your advisor will help your portfolios and these will be completed in courses, particularly SCED487. Save all college coursework to use as evidence in your portfolios.
  • Prior to student teaching, complete your WEST-E content exam(s) for each endorsement.

Other certification requirements and details can be found at Teacher Certification