Physics Certification (6-12)

General Education Courses (GER) Semester Hours
Includes courses in: Humanities, Fine Arts, Science, Mathematics, and Social Sciences 64

 

Physics Major (B.S.) Semester Hours
PH 110: Frontiers in Physics 3
PH 111, 114: General Physics with Calculus I 4
PH 112, 115: General Physics with Calculus II 4
PH 113, 116: General Physics with Calculus III 4
PH 251: Special Relativity 1
PH 301: Intermediate Mechanics 3
PH 305: Math Methods in Physics 3
PH 451: Introduction to Modern Physics 3
PH 499: Physics Practicum 3
Electives (8-9 hrs.)
PH/OPT/AST 300 or 400 2-3
PH/OPT/AST 300 or 400 3
PH/OPT/AST 300 or 400 3
Total 36-37

 

Required Supporting Courses Semester Hours
MA 172: Calculus B 4
MA 201: Calculus C 4
MA 244: Libear Algebra 3
MA 238: Applied Differential Equations 3
CH 121, 125 and CH 123, 126 in GER if minor is not Chemistry 8
BYS 119 or 120 in GER - Area V 4
CS 102, 121 or CPE 112 in GER 3
EH 301: Technical Writing - Area V 3
Total 32

 

Education Semester Hours
Block 1
ED 301: Introduction to Education
ED 307: Multicultural Foundations of Education 3
ED 308: Educational Psychology 3
EDC 301: Teaching Exceptional Children 3
EDC 311: Instructional Strategies for Inclusive Classrooms 3
70 hours of Field Experience
Block 2
ED 410: Foundations of Educational Evaluation 3
ED 423: Science Methods (*take in either Block 2 or 3, depending on availability) 3
ED 350: Technology in the Classroom, or
ED 309: Classroom Management
3
70 hours of Field Experience
Block 3
ED 408: Teaching Content Area Reading 3
ED 350: Technology in the Classroom, or
ED 309: Classroom Management
70 hours of Field Experience
Block 4
ED 497: Internship 12
Total 40

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