MA in Science Education (5-12, Geosciences) Courses

WGU Tennessee offers degrees, not classes. Progress through your degree program is determined by demonstrating your competence on carefully designed assessments and completion of a professional portfolio, capstone, or both.

As a student in this program, you will complete the courses listed below in order to graduate. These courses are required. Each course contains a study guide and recommended learning resources for you to use. Your assigned mentor will help guide you through the process.

For ease of understanding, WGU Tennessee has assigned competency units to each of its courses as indicated below. A competency unit is equivalent to a semester credit hour of learning. WGU Tennessee terms are six months in length. During a typical term, students will be expected to complete at least 8 to 9 competency units. Grades are assigned on a Pass/Not Pass basis; a "Pass" at WGU Tennessee is equivalent to a letter grade of "B" or better.

Speak to an Enrollment Counselor for more information about these courses.

CourseCompetency Units
Trigonometry and Precalculus2
General Chemistry I2
General Chemistry Laboratory I1
General Physics3
Geology I: Physical3
Science, Technology, and Society2
Geology II: Earth Systems3
Ecology and Environmental Science2
Astronomy2
The Ocean Systems3
Earth Science: Content Knowledge1
Science Methods3
MA, Science Education Teacher Performance Assessment6

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