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Content (Subject Area) Requirements Co-Requisites

There are several different plans approved by the state of Florida to meet wither the science or mathematics content course requirements. Each T-MAST student must meet one of the following plans:

Middle Grades Science

  • Plan One. A bachelor's or higher degree with an undergraduate or graduate major in general science or middle grades general science, or
  • Plan Two. A bachelor's or higher degree with eighteen (18) semester hours in science to include credit in the areas specified below:
    • Biological science,
    • Chemistry or physics and,
    • Earth-space science or earth science.

Middle Grades Mathematics

  • Plan One. A bachelor's or higher degree with an undergraduate or graduate major in mathematics or middle grades mathematics, or
  • Plan Two. A bachelor's or higher degree with eighteen (18) semester hours in mathematics to include credit in the areas specified below:
    • Calculus, pre-calculus, or trigonometry,
    • Geometry, and
    • Probability or statistics.
    • Math (6-12)

Biology

  • Plan One. A bachelor's or higher degree with an undergraduate or graduate major in biology, or
  • Plan Two. A bachelor's or higher degree with thirty (30) semester hours in science, to include twenty-one (21) semester hours in biological science with associated laboratory experiences, or
  • Plan Three. A bachelor's or higher degree with specialization requirements completed for chemistry, earth-space science, or physics and eighteen (18) semester hours in biological science.

Chemistry

  • Plan One. A bachelor's or higher degree with an undergraduate or graduate major in chemistry, or
  • Plan Two. A bachelor's or higher degree with thirty (30) semester hours in science to include twenty-one (21) semester hours in chemistry with associated laboratory experiences, or
  • Plan Three. A bachelor's or higher degree with specialization requirements completed for biology, earth-space science, or physics and eighteen (18) semester hours in chemistry.

Physics

  • Plan One. A bachelor's or higher degree with an undergraduate or graduate major in physics, or
  • Plan Two. A bachelor's or higher degree with thirty (30) semester hours to include twenty-one (21) semester hours in physics with associated laboratory experiences, or
  • Plan Three. A bachelor's or higher degree with specialization requirements completed for biology, chemistry, or earth-space science and eighteen (18) semester hours in physics.

Chemistry

  • Plan One. A bachelor's or higher degree with an undergraduate or graduate major in physics, or
  • Plan Two. A bachelor's or higher degree with thirty (30) semester hours to include twenty-one (21) semester hours in physics with associated laboratory experiences, or
  • Plan Three. A bachelor's or higher degree with specialization requirements completed for biology, chemistry, or earth-space science and eighteen (18) semester hours in physics.

Math (6-12)

  • Plan One. A bachelor's or higher degree with an undergraduate or graduate major in mathematics, or
  • Plan Two. A bachelor's or higher degree with thirty (30) semester hours in mathematics to include the areas specified below:

    (a) Six (6) semester hours in calculus,
    (b) Credit in geometry,
    (c) Credit in probability or statistics, and
    (d) Credit in abstract or linear algebra,

  • Plan Three. A bachelor's or higher degree with specialization requirements completed for physics and twenty-one (21) semester hours in mathematics to include the areas specified below:

    (a) Six (6) semester hours in calculus,
    (b) Credit in geometry,
    (c) Credit in probability or statistics, and
    (d) Credit in abstract or linear algebra.