Subject Area Specializations

Full transfer credit will be awarded for courses in the following specializations based upon comparable prior credits earned.

Secondary Education

PreK-12 Education


The following endorsements are intended to improve a teacher's skills in a specialized area and can be added to existing Level I or Level II certificates.

Have you ever pictured yourself standing in front of a group of individuals teaching them your passion for science?

Marywood's General Science Education program will help you do this! The program provides a strong background in biology and the physical sciences so that you may become an effective teacher in these areas. You'll learn basic concepts in biology, chemistry, math, and physics, as well as more advanced concepts in areas such as molecular biology, anatomy, microbiology, and ecology.

Lab work is required, because we believe that the teachers of tomorrow are also the scientists of tomorrow.

Specialty Courses

BIOL 121, 121L Anatomy & Physiology I 4
BIOL 122, 122L Anatomy & Physiology II 4
BIOL 150, 150L General Biology I 4
BIOL 151, 151L General Biology II 4
BIOL 351 Evolution 3
BIOL 411B Current Methods in Science 4
BIOL 410 Science Literacy Capstone 2
ENVS 420, 420L Ecology 4
CHEM 131, 131L General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 132, 132L General Chemistry II 4
CHEM 221, 221L Organic Chemistry 4
PHYS 303, 303L General Physics I 4
PHYS 304, 304L General Physics II 4
MATH 170 Mathematical Applications in Biology 3
MATH 201 Calculus/Analytic Geometry 3
MATH 155 Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences 3

General Requirements

EDUC 500 First Semester Certification Seminar 0

EDUC 000


Field Experience (190 clock hours minimum)

Practicum Block



EDUC 502 Multidisciplinary Foundations of Education 3
EDUC 523 Seminar: Psychology of Education 3
PSY 514 Human Development 3
R ED 526 Teaching Content Area Reading 3
S ED 507 Characteristics of Students with Disabilities 3
EDUC 411A Effective Instruction in Secondary and K-12 Education 3
S ED 511 Curriculum for Special Needs Learners (taken w/ Student teaching) 3
S ED 539 Behavior Management Approaches 3
EDUC 561 Methods, Materials and Assessment ESL 3
EDUC 442A-Q Student Teaching 3,3
EDUC 595A Student Teaching Seminar 1