May 20, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Secondary Education & Teaching, B.S., Physics Education Concentration


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CIP Code: CODE: 2377-52
Total Credit Hours: 120
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science
Career Opportunities: Teach physics 6-12
Note(s):

Students must earn at least an overall 2.5 cumulative GPA and a 2.5 cumulative GPA in all major courses.

Praxis Exam Requirements: Students must pass Core Academic Skills for Educators (Reading, Writing, Math) exams or submit an ACT composite score of 22 or higher. Students must also pass the required Praxis content exam in Physics (5265) and the PLT exam 5624 prior to Student Teaching.

General Education Core Curriculum


Core Curriculum  

Freshman Year


Elective


Natural Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose a three-credit course in Biology.

Elective (2 Credits)


Total: 33 Credits


Sophomore Year


Electives


Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Social/Behavioral courses. Three hours must be at the 200 level or above.

English Literature (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of English Literature courses.

Fine Arts (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Fine Arts courses in consultation with academic advisor.

Total: 30 Credits


Junior Year


Required Courses


Electives


Physics (3 Credits)


Choose 3 courses (9 credits) from:

Total: 32 Credits


Senior Year


Electives


Physics (6 Credits)


Choose 3 courses (9 credits) from:

Fine Arts/Humanities (3 Credits)


Choose an advisor-approved Arts or Humanities elective.

Total: 25 Credits


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