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Elementary STEM, Endorsement

Requirements

 

The Utah Valley University endorsement program for Elementary Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) is geared to providing professional development and best practices for practicing teachers in grades K-8. The goal of this program is to enhance educators’ understandings of key concepts in STEM areas so that they may better serve the needs of their students in the 21 st century. USBE Education Endorsements are provided through the school district. UVU will accept up to 12 endorsement credits to apply toward a UVU M.Ed. Emphasis program.

Total Program Credits: 18

 Discipline Core Requirements: 18 Credits
  EDUC 5750 Energy in STEM for Elementary Teachers  3
or EDUC 6750 Energy in Elementary STEM Education (3.0)  
  EDUC 5760 Force in STEM for Elementary Teachers 3
or EDUC 6760 Force in Elementary STEM Education (3.0)  
  EDUC 5770 Matter in STEM for Elementary Teachers   3
or EDUC 6770 Matter in Elementary STEM Education (3.0)  
  EDUC 5780 Nature of Science and Engineering 3
or EDUC 6780 Science and Engineering in Elementary STEM Education (3.0)  
  EDUC 5790 STEM Practices with a Focus on Technology and Problem-Based Learning 3
or EDUC 6790 Technology and Problem-Based Learning in Elementary STEM Education (3.0)  
  EDUC 5540 Teaching K-8 Data Analysis and Problem Solving for Practitioners (3.0) 3
or EDUC 6540 Teaching K-8 Data Analysis and Problem Solving (3.0)  

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italiciz ed.

Suggested sequence of courses: Course Title Credit Hours
EDUC 5750 Energy in STEM for Elementary Teachers  3
or EDUC 6750 Energy in Elementary STEM Education   
EDUC 5760 Force in STEM for Elementary Teachers 3
or EDUC 6760 Force in Elementary STEM Education  
EDUC 5770 Matter in STEM for Elementary Teachers 3
or EDUC 6770 Matter in Elementary STEM Education   
EDUC 5780 Nature of Science and Engineering 3
or EDUC 6780 Science and Engineering in Elementary STEM Education  
EDUC 5790 STEM Practices with a Focus on Technology and Problem-Based Learning 3
EDUC 6790 Technology and Problem-Based Learning in Elementary STEM Education   
EDUC 5540 Teaching K-8 Data Analysis and Problem Solving for Practitioners 3
or EDUC 6540 Teaching K-8 Data Analysis and Problem Solving   
  Degree total: 18

Department

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