WWF APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Eligibility

The Fellowship is open to college seniors, graduates, and career changers who:

· Have majored in and/or have a strong professional background in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, or math);
· Demonstrate a commitment to the program and its goals;
· Have U.S. citizenship or permanent residency;
· Have attained, or expect to attain by June 30, a bachelor's degree in mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, or related degree from an accredited U.S. college or university or its international equivalent (Note: Undergraduate degrees earned outside the U.S. are accepted if an approved credential evaluator declares the degree equivalent to an earned U.S. bachelor’s degree.);
· Meet content requirements. See below for more information on content requirements;
· Have at least a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale. (Note: Candidates who can demonstrate excellence through other avenues will also be considered. All applications are considered in their entirety and selection is based on merit.);
· Attained passing scores on the GACE Program Admission Assessment (Three sections: Reading, Writing, Mathematics) (http://www.gace.ets.org) required in Georgia. You may be exempted from this test by SAT scores of at least 1000 (verbal and math), ACT scores of at least 43 (English and math), or GRE scores of at least 1030 (verbal and quantitative). Check with the certification officer at 770-423-6043 for exemption scores if you took the SAT prior to 1995 or ACT prior to 1989. Please see the Professional Standards Commission (www.gapsc.com) Website for alternative exemption tests ; and
· Are willing to participate in admissions process of a face-to-face interview, teaching demonstration and critic.

To Apply

www.woodrow.org/stem

Contact Information

Dr. Desha L. Williams
Associate Professor of Mathematics Education and Project Director
Email: dwill178@kennesaw.edu
Phone: 470-KSU-2505

Content Requirements

Chemistry

Physics

Biology

Mathematics

Middle Grades

Must be within 6 credit hours of completion for full admission

Must be within 6 credit hours of completion for full admission

Must be within 6 credit hours of completion for full admission

Must be within 3 credit hours of completion for full admission

Must be within 3 credit hours of completion for full admission

Physics and Mathematics – 14-16 hrs.
Intro Physics I with lab
     Intro Physics II with lab
     Calculus I
     Calculus II

Mathematics – 12 hrs.
Calculus I, Calculus II,     
      Calculus III, & 
      Differential Equations

Physics and Stats.– 6 hrs.
    Intro Physics I with lab
    Intro Physics II with
    lab OR
    Statistics

Calculus – 6 hrs.
Calculus II
   Calculus III

Discrete Mathematics – 3 hrs.

Biology – 3 hrs.
Intro Biology I with lab

Chemistry – 6 hrs.
Intro Chemistry I with 
   lab
   Intro Chemistry II with 
   lab.

Chemistry – 6 hrs.
Intro Chemistry I with 
   lab
   Intro Chemistry II with 
   lab

Discrete Mathematics – 3 hrs.

Algebra – 3 hrs.
College Algebra or
      Pre-Calculus or
      Linear Algebra or
      Modern Algebra I

Supporting sciences – 3 hrs.
Intro Biology II with lab OR
      Intro Geology/Earth Science

Supporting sciences – 3 hours
Intro Biology I with lab

Supporting sciences – 3
hrs.
Intro Physics II with 
      lab* OR
      Intro Geology/Earth 
      Science

Algebra – 6 hrs.
Calculus I
     Linear Algebra

Calculus – 3 hrs.
    Calculus I

Lower level Chemistry – 6 hrs.
     Gen Chemistry I (with lab)
     Gen Chemistry II (with lab)

Lower level Physics Coursework – 6 hours
Intro Physics I with lab
   Intro Physics II with lab

Lower level Biology Coursework – 6 hrs.
Intro Biology I with 
     lab
     Intro Biology II with
     lab

Geometry – 3 hrs.

Geometry - 3 hrs.

Required Upper level Chemistry 12 hrs.
     Quantitative Chemical    
     Analysis
     Organic Chemistry I & II
     Physical Chemistry

Upper level Physics Requirements
Must have ≥21 credits in 3000 level physics (or closely related field) for licensure. (Specific courses at right are examples of course titles not requirements, however physics course names are variable and advisor(s) will investigate syllabi/ course descriptions to ensure PSC standards are met by content as needed)
     Electronics
    Classical Mechanics and
    Applications
    Electricity and Magnetism
  Modern Physics (relativity/
   particle)
  Optics (or Advanced Lab)
  Quantum
  Thermodynamics
  Astrophysics (or some  
  astronomy & cosmology)
  (other physics related courses
 will be considered)

Upper level Biology Requirements
Must have ≥3 credits in 3 out of 4 categories: Ecology, Evolution, Genetics, Microbiology
      Microbiology
      Evolutionary Biology
      Genetics
      Ecology

Statistics and Probability – 3 hrs.

Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability - 3 hrs.

Other Upper level Chemistry Coursework  (beyond mandatory courses listed above)
This may include labs
    Biochemistry
    Inorganic Chemistry

 

Must have ≥21 credits in upper-level chemistry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Supporting Upper level Biology Coursework (Minimum of 24 total credit hours in Upper Level Biology with labs (counting credits earned in upper level “requirements” above). Specific courses at right are examples, not requirements).
      Invertebrate or 
     Vertebrate Zoology
     Plant morphology or 
     plant physiology
     Comparative 
     Vertebrate Anatomy
      Intro Environmental     
      Science

Abstract/ Modern Algebra– 3 hrs.

Number Systems
Number & Operation - 3 hrs.
Elementary Number 
   Theory

 

History of Mathematics – 3 hrs.

 

 

 

 

History of Mathematics – 3 hrs.

 

Biology/ Life Science with labs – 3 hrs.

 

Earth Science and space science - 3 hrs.

 

Physical Science with labs – 3 hrs.

 

Chemistry with labs  – 3 hrs.


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