Physics/Secondary Major, Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAE)
This major satisfies the endorsement for grades 5–12.
- see the Education Department for prerequisites, core requirements and additional PLOs;
- this major does not require the completion of a minor–students are encouraged to complete a secondary endorsement in at least one other subject area.
Grades: most upper division courses require either a minimum grade ≥C in each prerequisite or permission of the instructor in order to register.
|Secondary Education Core|
|30–hour multicultural education field requirement|
|EDUC 201||INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION||3|
|EDUC 303||FOUNDATIONS OF ASSESSMENT||3|
|EDUC 309||FOUNDATIONS OF SECONDARY CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT||3|
|EDUC 341||SECONDARY STRATEGIES, MANAGEMENT, ASSESSMENT||3|
|EDUC 413||CONTENT AREA LITERACY: MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT FOR SECONDARY EDUCATION CANDIDATES||3|
|EDUC 420||ADMISSION TO PROFESSIONAL CANDIDACY||1|
|EDUC 426||SECONDARY STUDENT TEACHING 7-12||12|
|EDUC 427||GENERAL STUDENT TEACHING K-12||3-15|
|Secondary Education students must complete the required Secondary Education Core and the following courses.|
|Required Courses Outside Department|
|CHEM 151||GENERAL CHEMISTRY||5|
|CHEM 152||GENERAL CHEMISTRY||5|
|MATH 161||CALCULUS I||5|
|MATH 162||CALCULUS II||5|
|MATH 163||CALCULUS III||5|
|SCED 390||SCIENCE TEACHING METHODS||2|
|Required Physics/Secondary Courses|
|PHYS 151||GENERAL PHYSICS I||4|
|PHYS 152||GENERAL PHYSICS II||4|
|PHYS 153||GENERAL PHYSICS III||4|
|PHYS 221||GENERAL PHYSICS IV||4|
|PHYS 371||QUANTUM PHYSICS I: INTRODUCTION||4|
|PHYS 390||PHYSICS TEACHING METHODS||2|
|Required Laboratory Courses|
|PHYS 161||MECHANICS LABORATORY||1|
|PHYS 162||HEAT AND OPTICS LABORATORY||1|
|PHYS 163||ELECTRONICS LAB I||1|
|PHYS 263||ELECTRONICS LAB II||1|
|PHYS 321||ADVANCED PHYSICS LAB I||3|
|Electives–choose from any 300- 400-level PHYS courses, except PHYS 497.||15|
All admitted students must officially Declare a Major by the time they reach 90 credits (junior standing).
Application for Graduation must be made at least two terms in advance of the term you expect to graduate (undergraduate and post-baccalaureate).
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