BA or BS in Physics with Certification

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science
Physics Major with Certification - Min. 120 Hours

General Education Requirements: 40-43 hours

Additional University Requirements: 6 hours

For more information, see the General Education Requirements section of the catalog.

Physics Major Requirements (42-55 Hours)

CH111 General Chemistry (3) and CH111L (1) if not taken in the Gen. Ed. Req.
CH114 General Chemistry with Qualitative Analysis (3) and CH114L (1) if not taken in the Gen. Ed. Req.
MA118 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I (5) if not taken in the Gen. Ed. Req.
SC225 Science Seminar (1)
PH205  Calculus Physics I (3) and PH205L (2)
PH206  Calculus Physics II (3) and PH206L (2)
PH307  Modern Physics (3)
PH322  Scientific Instrumentation (3) and PH322L (1)
CH354  Thermodynamics (3) and CH354L (1) or CH355  Quantum Mechanics and Solid State Physics (3) and CH355L (1)
SC382  History and Philosophy of Science (3) 

Additional Hours in Science Including:
SC103  Meteorology (3) or 100-level Geology (4)
BI101 General Biology I (3) and BI101L (1) OR BI108 Biodiversity (3) and BI108L (1)
BI301 Ecology (3) and BI301L (1) or BI311 Conservation Biology and Natural Resource Management (3) or BI105 Intro to Environmental Science (3) and BI105L (1)

MA209 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II (5)

Professional Education Requirements (42-43 Hours)
ED101 Foundations of Education (2)
ED102 Field Experience I (1)
ED105 Field Experience II (0-1)
ED122 Educational Technology (2)
ED313 Classroom Behavior Management (3)
ED350 Education Methodology (2)
ED370SC The Teaching of Science in High School (3)
ED453 Education as a Profession (3)
ED454 Student Teaching Seminar (2)
ED462 Supervised Student Teaching (Capstone) (10)
ED470 Instruction Int. For Students with Reading Deficits (3)
ED471 Teaching Reading in the Content Area (3)
PY210 Educational Psychology (3) if not taken in the Gen. Ed. Req.
PY223 Developmental Psychology (3) if not taken in the Gen. Ed. Req.
PY342 Psychology of the Exceptional Child (2)
PY343 Psychology of the Exceptional Child Practicum (1) 

Electives (To Complete Min. 120 Hours)



Last updated: 08/07/2023