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San Diego State University

MSTI

 Support for General Science

Credential

 

MSTI offers a general science course designed for:

  • Teachers who need to take the science CSET subtest I and II
  • Pre-service students seeking a Foundational General Sciences credential
  • Liberal studies majors with a science specialization
  • Persons who want to strengthen their science skills

Science in the Secondary School Curriculum

The course is designed for those who wish to refresh their knowledge of General Science to prepare for the CSET Science Science ArtSubtests I and II. Topics will be selected from the standards stressed in the CSET subtest I and II. The examination requires that the candidate demonstrate a deep conceptual knowledge of each content domain i.e. the topics selected are tested from an advanced viewpoint. The main focus of the course will be to guide the students in developing this deep conceptual knowledge by working in small groups on related problems of increasing complexity and depth. Topics covered will include a review of Astronomy, Biology, Geodynamics, Electricity and Magnetism, Investigation and Experimentation, the Nature of Science, Science and Society, Ecology, Genetics and Evolution, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Cell and Organismal Biology, Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics and the Structure and Properties of Matter.

 

This three week course will be offered June 5-23, 2017 (Monday through Friday). See flyer for additional information. Click here for CSET General Science Prep Class (118 & 119) registration.

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CSET General Science (subtests 118 & 119) Prep Class Information & Registration Form: