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This concentration combines graduate-level education courses with science technology courses in a liberal arts setting, providing graduate education to those who teach others--including the public—about science. Educators include science museum curators, zoo and parks department staff, consultants training on new biotechnological methods, community college instructors, technical college instructors, medical science liaisons, science writers, science journalists/bloggers, tech support specialists and others.

M.I.S. Requirements (13 credit hours)
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
IDIS-D 501 Humanities Seminar 3-4
IDIS-D 502 Social Sciences Seminar 3-4
IDIS-D 503 Natural Sciences Seminar 3-4
IDIS-D 510 Intro to Graduate Liberal Studies 4

Concentration Requirements

Science and Science Education (12 credit hours)

No fewer than 2 courses (6 credit hours) in Science Education (EDUC) courses and no fewer than 2 courses (6 credit hours) concentrating in one area of science (AHLT, ANAT, BIOL, CHEM, GEOG, GEOL, MICR, PHYS, PLSC, ZOOL)

Graduate Project/Thesis (3 credit hours)
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
IDIS-D 601 Graduate Project/Thesis on topic investigation or applying methods of science education or science technology 3
IDIS-D 602 Graduate Project/Thesis on topic investigation or applying methods of science education or science technology 3

Campus Events

Orientation (First-Year Students)

Orientation (First-Year Students)

July 24th, 2018

All day event

Orientation (Transfer Students)

Orientation (Transfer Students)

July 24th, 2018

All day event

Orientation (First-Year Students)

Orientation (First-Year Students)

July 26th, 2018

All day event

Classes End for Summer II Session

Classes End for Summer II Session

August 6th, 2018

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Orientation (First-Year Students)

Orientation (First-Year Students)

August 8th, 2018

All day event

Orientation (Transfer Students)

Orientation (Transfer Students)

August 10th, 2018

All day event

Graduate Student Orientation

Graduate Student Orientation

August 11th, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Induction Day

Induction Day

August 17th, 2018

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

2018 Champions Dinner

2018 Champions Dinner

August 18th, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Fall Classes Begin

Fall Classes Begin

August 20th, 2018

All day event

Last Day to Register for Fall Classes

Last Day to Register for Fall Classes

August 26th, 2018

All day event

Labor Day Holiday - NO CLASSES

Labor Day Holiday - NO CLASSES

September 3rd, 2018

All day event

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