Jun 18, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Secondary Education & Teaching, BS, Physics Education Concentration


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Degree Awarded: Total Credit Hours:
Bachelor of Science 120
Career Opportunities:
Teach physics 6-12 (see College of Education and Human Development 
Additional Requirements:
Students must earn at least an overall 2.5 GPA and an overall 2.5 GPA in all major courses.

Praxis Exam Requirements: Students must pass the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading, Writing, and Mathematics or submit an ACT composite score of 22 or higher. Students must also pass the required Praxis Physics: Content Knowledge (5265) and the PLT exam (5624) prior to Teacher Residency.
 

General Education Courses

Freshman Year, Second Semester (13 credit hours)


Natural Sciences (3 credit hours)


Choose a three-credit course in Biology.

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 credit hours)


Choose from the General Education Curriculum  list of Social/Behavioral Science courses.

Sophomore Year, First Semester (17 credit hours)


English Literature (3 credit hours)


Choose from the General Education Curriculum  list of Literature courses.

Fine Arts (3 credit hours)


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

Sophomore Year, Second Semester (17 credit hours)


Fine Arts/Humanities (3 credit hours)


Choose an advisor-approved Arts or Humanities elective.

Senior Year, Second Semester (10 credit hours)


General Education Curriculum


English
(6 cr)
Mathematics
(6 cr)
Natural Sciences
(9 cr)
Social/Behavioral Sci
(6 cr)
ENGL 101 
ENGL 102  
MATH 270  
MATH 301  
PHYS 201  
PHYS 202 
and
Choose 3 cr of any BIOL
PSYC 312 
and
Choose 3 cr from the
Gen Ed Course List  
History
(3 cr)
Fine Arts
(3 cr)
Communication
(3 cr)
Literature
(3 cr)
HIST 221  or HIST 222   Choose from the
Gen Ed Course List  
CMCN 310   Choose from the
Gen Ed Course List  

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