BA or BS in Physics with Certification

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science
Physics Major with Certification - Min. 120 Hours

General Education Requirements: 34 hours
*Must include CH111 and CH111L or CH114 and CH114L; and MA118

Additional General Education Requirements: 21-24 hours
*Must include ED122; PY223; PY210; BI101 and BI101L or BI108 and BI108L; MA209

*Student seeking a BA should complete a minimum of 6 credit hours in a single foreign language. 

Physics Major Requirements (31 Hours)

SC225 Science Seminar (1)
PH205  Calculus Physics I (3) and PH205L (2)
PH206  Calculus Physics II (3) and PH206L (2)
PH307  Modern Physics (3)
PH322  Scientific Instrumentation (3) and PH322L (1)
CH354  Thermodynamics (3) and CH354L (1) or CH355  Quantum Mechanics and Solid State Physics (3) and CH355L (1)
SC382  History and Philosophy of Science (3) 

Additional Hours in Science Including:
SC103  Meteorology (3) or 100-level Geology (4)
BI301  Ecology (3) and BI301L (1)
or BI311 Conservation Biology and Natural Resource Management (3)
or BI105 Intro to Environmental Science (3) and BI105L (1)

Professional Education Requirements (42+ Hours)
ED101 Foundations of Education (2)
ED102 Field Experience I (1)
ED105 Field Experience II (0-1)
ED122 Educational Technology (2) if not taken in Tier two above
ED313 Classroom Behavior Management (3)
ED350 Education Methodology (2)
ED370SC The Teaching of Science in High School (3)
ED453 Education as a Profession (3)
ED454 Student Teaching Seminar (2)
ED462 Supervised Student Teaching (Capstone) (10)
ED470 Instruction Int. For Students with Reading Deficits (3)
ED471 Teaching Reading in the Content Area (3)
PY210 Educational Psychology (3) if not taken in Tier two above
PY223 Developmental Psychology (3) if not taken in Tier two above
PY342 Psychology of the Exceptional Child (2)
PY343 Psychology of the Exceptional Child Practicum (1) 

Electives (To Complete Min. 120 Hours)


Last updated: 07/06/2021