Physics, B.S. (Certifiable for secondary teaching)

Physic Major (33 credits)

Major Requirements

PHYS 125University Physics I

4

PHYS 126University Physics II

4

PHYS 220Mechanics I

3

PHYS 250Intermediate Lab I

1

PHYS 305Foundations of Electricity and Magnetism

3

PHYS 320Heat and Thermodynamics

3

PHYS 325Optics

4

PHYS 331Electronics I

3

PHYS 350Intermediate Lab II

1

PHYS 425Modern Physics

3

PHYS 450Advanced Laboratory Techniques

1

PHYS 470Quantum Mechanics

3

Math & Science Relate Requirements ( 27 credits)

MATH 152 and MATH 221 may also be used to fulfill general education requirements in Study Area II.

CHEM 161General Chemistry

3

CHEM 162General Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 260Foundations of Inorganic Chemistry

3

CHEM 201Foundations of Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

1

AST 209Stellar and Galactic Astronomy

4

MATH 152Calculus I

4

MATH 221Calculus II

4

MATH 222Calculus III

4

SCI 420History and Nature of Science

3

Additional Requirements (9 credits)

These courses may also be used to fulfill general education requirements.

HIST 161American History to 1877

3

or

HIST 162American History from 1877 to Present

3

PSY 236Life-Span Development

3

EDF 215  Education in a Multicultural Society 3 credits

Professional Education (27 credits)

EDTE 316Principles of Learning in Diverse Settings (Secondary)

4

SPED 315Introduction to Educating Learners with Exceptionalities

3

RDG 440Literacy in the Secondary School

3

SCI 417Teaching of Science in the Secondary School

4

EDSC 425Multicultural, Interdisciplinary Teaching at the Secondary Level

3

SCI 419Student Teaching Seminar

1

EDSC 435Secondary Education Student Teaching

9

Total Credit Hours: 120