2023-2024 Undergraduate General Catalog

STEM Composite

The STEM Composite major is designed to integrate the triad of strong science/math content, evidence-based science and math pedagogy, and cultural competence to assure inclusive excellence in STEM Education. More specifically, the composite majors include:
  • Use of best practices to support a learning community that fosters identity formation, self-efficacy, and confidence as STEM professionals and as a STEM educators, with particular emphasis on under-represented groups in STEM.
  • Expanded science and/or science and math content learning opportunities for secondary education teacher preparation.
  • Enhanced integration of content and pedagogy across science, math, and education courses.