Montana State University

MSSE
Master of Science Education



MSSE 501 INQUIRY SCIENCE ENGINEERING PRACTICES         
        
MSSE 589 GRADUATE CONSULTATION  

MSSE 591 SPECIAL TOPICS

MSSE 592 INDEPENDENT STUDY

MSSE 501 INQUIRY THROUGH SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING PRACTICES
F,Su 2 cr. LEC
PREREQUISITE: Approved education methods course.
-- This course provides a focus on inquiry instruction through the use of Science and Engineering Practices for grade K to 16 teachers in science education. Students will identify the components of inquiry in the context of Science and Engineering Practices as described in the NRC Framework for K-12 Science Education. Course goals include development and implementation of inquiry-based instruction and classroom research; and increased understanding of the role of assessment in an inquiry-based science classroom.

MSSE 589 GRADUATE CONSULTATION
F,S,Su 3 cr. TUT
PREREQUISITE: Master's standing and approval of the Dean of Graduate Studies.
-- This course may be used only by students who have completed all of their coursework (and thesis, if on a thesis plan) but who need additional faculty or staff time or help.

MSSE 591 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Upper division courses and others as determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

MSSE 592 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 3 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Bachelor degree, consent of instructor, and admission to MSSE program.
-- Directed research and study on an individual topic.

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