Physics with Secondary Education Concentration

Earn your bachelor's of science in physics AND your teaching certification.

Sample Matriculation of required courses for this degree

Freshman

Fall

  • PHYS 1201 (4) General Physics for Physics Majors (fall only)
  • PHYS 1208 (1) General Physics Lab for Physics Majors (fall only)
  • MATH 1550 (5) Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
  • ENGL 1001 (3) English Composition
  • BASC 2010 (1) Step 1

Total: 14

Spring

  • PHYS 1202 (4) General Physics for Physics Majors (spring only)
  • PHYS 1209 (1) General Physics Lab for Physics Majors (spring only)
  • MATH 1552 (4) Analytic Geometry and Calculus II
  • GE Hum (3) ENGL (2+++)
  • GE-Arts (3)
  • BASC 2011 (1) Step 2

Total: 16

Sophomore

Fall

  • PHYS 2203 (3) Introductory Modern Physics (fall only) 
  • PHYS 2207 (1) Introductory Modern Physics Lab (fall only)
  • MATH 2057 (3) Multidimensional Calculus III
  • CSC 1253 (3) Computer Science I with C++
  • ENGL 2000 (3) English Composition
  • EDCI 2500 (3) Knowing & Learning (GE SS)

Total: 16

 

Spring

  • PHYS 2221 (3) Introduction to Mechanics (spring only)
  • PHYS 3098 (3) Instrumentation Electronics for Scientists (spring only)
  • MATH 2090 (4) Elementary Differential Equations and Linear Algebra
  • BIOL 1001 (3) General Biology I or BIOL 1201 (3) Biology for Science Majors I
  • EDCI 3550 (3) Classroom Interactions (SS/HUM

Total: 16

 

Junior

Fall

  • PHYS 2411 (3) Computational Science I (fall only)
  • PHYS 2231 (3) Electricity and Magnetism (fall only)
  • ASTR 1101 (3) The Solar System or CHEM 1201 (3) General Chem I
  • GE SS (3)
  • Foreign Lang I (4)

Total: 16

 

Spring

  • PHYS (4+++) Elective (3)
  • PHYS (4+++) Elective (3)
  • ASTR 1102 (3) Stellar Astronomy or CHEM 1202 (3) General Chem II
  • PHIL 2786 (3) Perspectives (HUM) (Spring only)
  • PHYS 4005 (3) Research Methods

Total: 15

 

Senior

Fall

  • GE Hum (3)
  • Additional Elective (3)
  • Additional Elective (3)
  • Additional Elective (3)
  • EDCI 4500 (3) Instructional Models

Total: 12

 

Spring

  • EDCI 3136 (3) Reading in the Content Area
  • EDCI 4006 (9) Student Teaching

Total: 12

 

 

Total 120 Credit Hours

 

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