Ed Bengtson
Department Head, Curriculum and Instruction
216 Peabody Hall
Email: egbengts@uark.edu

Mike Daugherty
Program Coordinator
216 Peabody Hall
Email: mkd03@uark.edu

STEM Education Website

Graduate Certificate in STEM Education for K-6:

Required courses:

STEM 5033Introduction to STEM Education3
or STEM 4033 Introduction to STEM Education
STEM 5023Creativity and Innovation in STEM3
or STEM 4043 Creativity and Innovation in STEM Education
CIED 5032Curriculum Design Concepts for Teachers2
STEM 5203Problem-Based Mathematics3
STEM 5213Teaching Problem-Based Science in the Elementary Grades3
Total Hours14

In addition to the required courses, students will maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA; pass Praxis II; complete a year-long internship placement in a local school; and complete an action-research project.