MSSE Courses



Earth Science



Plant Sciences


Education Core

Required Courses for Science Educators Enrolled in MSSE only*

Education, Curriculum & Instruction 

  • MSSE 501 Inquiry through Science & Engineering Practices (2 cr) CRN# 32847                                                                                                       *(Required of program, not limited to MSSE students)
MSSE graduate students, please note: 

For MSSE 505, be sure to register for the section with the instructor of your choice using the CRN number provided. 


Education Electives

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NTEN Courses

The Following courses offered by the National Teachers Enhancement Network (NTEN) program have been approved for MSSE programs of study. Information can be found at

NTEN course beginning dates vary

Course list subject to change


  • BIOE 526 Symbiosis for Teachers: Eat, Prey, and Love (3 cr) CRN# 34887 Course begins January 27th
  • ERTH 520 Fundamentals of Oceanography for Teachers (3 cr) CRN# 34459 Course begins January 27th
  • ERTH 521 Geology of the Moon (3 cr) CRN# 35316 Course begins March 9th
  • ERTH 522 Teaching Middle School Earth System Science  (3 cr) CRN# 34912 Course begins March 9th
  • ERTH 527 Weather and Climate for Teachers (3 cr) CRN# 34460 Course begins January 27th
  • LRES 583 The Dirt on Soil Science (1 cr) CRN# 34207 Course begins March 9th
  • LRES 585 Water Quality (3 cr) CRN# 34206 Course begins March 9th
  • MB 536 Exploring Microbiology (3 cr)CRN# 33376 Course begins January 27th
  • PHSX 511 Astronomy for Teachers (3 cr) CRN# 33377 Course begins January 27th
  • PHSX 512 General Relativity (3 cr) CRN# 33379 Course begins January 27th
  • PHSX 514 Comparative Planetology: Establishing a Virtual Presence in the Solar System (3 cr) CRN# 33380 Course begins March 9th
  • PHSX 573 The Science of Sound (2 cr) CRN# 34784 Course begins March 9th
  • PHSX 582 Astrobiology for Teachers (3 cr) CRN# 33981Course begins Jan 27th