Physics/Secondary Major, Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAE)

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This major satisfies the endorsement for grades 5–12.

Notes:

  • see the Education Department for prerequisites, core requirements and additional SLOs;
  • 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.
Required Secondary Education Core
30–hour multicultural education field requirement
EDUC 200
EDUC 303
EDUC 309
ADMISSION TO TEACHER EDUCATION
and FOUNDATIONS OF ASSESSMENT
and FOUNDATIONS OF SECONDARY CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT (these three courses must be taken concurrently)
7
EDUC 201INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION3
EDUC 341SECONDARY STRATEGIES, MANAGEMENT, ASSESSMENT4
EDUC 413CONTENT AREA LITERACY: MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT FOR SECONDARY EDUCATION CANDIDATES4
EDUC 420ADMISSION TO PROFESSIONAL CANDIDACY1
EDUC 426SECONDARY STUDENT TEACHING 7-1215
PSYC 304EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY5
SPED 363INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION4
Required Physics/Secondary Courses
CHEM 151GENERAL CHEMISTRY5
CHEM 152GENERAL CHEMISTRY5
PHYS 151GENERAL PHYSICS I4
PHYS 152GENERAL PHYSICS II4
PHYS 153GENERAL PHYSICS III4
PHYS 161MECHANICS LABORATORY1
PHYS 162HEAT AND OPTICS LABORATORY1
PHYS 163INSTRUMENTATION LAB I1
PHYS 164INSTRUMENTATION LAB II1
PHYS 221GENERAL PHYSICS IV4
PHYS 371INTRODUCTION TO QUANTUM PHYSICS4
PHYS 390PHYSICS TEACHING METHODS1
MATH 161CALCULUS I5
MATH 162CALCULUS II5
MATH 163CALCULUS III5
SCED 390SECONDARY SCIENCE TEACHING METHODS1
Electives–choose from any 300- 400-level PHYS courses, except PHYS 497.18
Total Credits112

For information on General Education, see Undergraduate Degree .

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

Note: see Education for additional SLOs.

  • demonstrate knowledge of the basic concepts of physics (such as mechanics, thermodynamics and electricity and magnetism);
  • write effectively using the language of physics;
  • make and interpret laboratory measurements in physics.