Curricular Items

From the Chair of the Senate Curriculum Committee

Advanced to the Curriculum Committee
The following has been received in the College Senate Office and forwarded to the Senate Curriculum Committee for review and approval:

New Course:
SCI 502 Secondary Science Education Teaching: Theory, Content, and Pedagogy. Prerequisite: Acceptance to the graduate science education program. Use of inquiry-based teaching techniques to develop concepts central to the National Science Education Standards and New York State MST Standards. Teaching strategies, safety, science in the community, nature of science, assessment, unit and lesson planning, classroom management, standards, and dispositions for teachers. For middle and high school classrooms.

Advanced to the President
The following have been approved by the Senate Curriculum Committee and forwarded to the president for review and approval:

New Course:
SOC 250 Sociology of Buffalo, NY

Course Revision:
SCI 501 History of Science for Science Teachers (Resubmitted with corrected title. Incorrectly submitted in 8/21/08 Bulletin as SCI 501 Secondary Science Education Teaching: Theory, Content, and Pedagogy.)