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Adolescence Education: Physics Major Requirements

I. Professional Education Sequence

EDUC 106 Issues, Philosophy. and Foundations in Education

3 s.h.

EDUC 201 Diversity and Teaching

3 s.h.

EPSY 229 Survey of Exceptional Children

3 s.h.

EPSY 275 Psychological Foundations of Education: Learning and Motivation

3 s.h.

EPSY 250 Adolescent Growth and Development


EDUC 246 Development of Language and Adolescence Literacy

3 s.h.

EDUC 346 Teaching Reading in Content Area

3 s.h.

EDUC 213 Education Law Requirements

1 s.h.

SCED 392 Research Theory and Practice in Middle and High School Science Education

4 s.h.

SCED 396 Student Teaching in Secondary Science

12 s.h.

SCED 398 Seminar in Middle and High School Science Education

3 s.h.


Sub Total 41 s.h.

II. Content Courses

PHYS 203 General Physics I

4 s.h.

PHYS 204 General Physics II

4 s.h.

PHYS 205 General Physics III

3 s.h.

PHYS 287 Intermediate Physics Laboratory

1 s.h.

PHYS 310 Analytical Mechanics/Dynamics

4 s.h.

PHYS 313 Quantum Physics or


PHYS 320 Thermodynamics

3 s.h.

PHYS 333 Intermediate Electricity & Magnetism I

3 s.h.

PHYS 335 Electronics/Circuits I or


PHYS 340 Optics and Lasers

4 s.h.

ASTR Elective

3 s.h.

PHYS 382 Advanced Lab Techniques

3 s.h.

PHYS 315 Laboratory Techniques in Physics

2 s.h.

SCIN 390 Interdisciplinary Science Capstone

3 s.h.


Sub Total 37 s.h.

III. Related Work

CHEM 111 General Chemistry I

4 s.h.

CHEM 112 General Chemistry II

4 s.h.

MATH 173 Calculus I

4 s.h.

MATH 174 Calculus II

4 s.h.

MATH 276 Calculus III

4 s.h.

MATH 277 Ordinary Differential Equations

3 s.h.

SCIN 315 Technologies in General Science

2 s.h.


3-4 s.h.

Any Foreign language at the 102 level or higher ~OR~ meeting the education foreign language requirement in related work via a proficiency score on the foreign language exam of 250 or higher or via three years of progressive study of the same foreign language in high school.

0-6 s.h.


Sub Total 28-35 s.h.

IV. General Education Coursework

Must complete at least 7 of the 10 general education areas with a minimum of 30 s.h.. These courses may overlap with other requirements.

V. Electives

Electives dependent upon selections and with advisement

6-7 s.h.


Program Total 122-126 s.h.

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