Bachelor of Science in Education Degree in Secondary Education - Physics

Additional Graduation Requirements

General Education Component: Physics
Area I (Written Composition)6
First-Year Composition I
First Year Composition II
Area II (Humanities and Fine Arts)12
Two literature courses in sequence (EN 211/EN 212, EN 221/EN 222, EN 231/EN 232) or one literature course and one additional humanities elective
One Humanities and Fine Arts Elective
Fundamentals of Speech
Area III (Natural Sciences and Mathematics)14
PH 252Technical Physics II5
PH 251Technical Physics I5
MA 125Calculus I4
Area IV (History, Social and Behavioral Sciences)12
Human Growth and Development 1
Area V11
Calculus II
Calculus III
Applied Differential Equations I
Professional Education Secondary: Physics (Grades 6-12)
Note: ASBI/FBI background clearance is a prerequisite for all Professional Education Courses.
ED 292Preprofessional Seminar and Laboratory Experience1
ED 381Instructional Technology for the High School3
ED 375Content Literacy3
EEX 340Introduction to Students with Exceptional Learning Needs3
SCED 480Teaching Science in the Secondary Schools3
ED 333WLearning Theories and Student Development3
ED 382Classroom Management for Diverse Learning Environments and Communities3
ED 401Evaluation of Teaching and Learning3
ED 477Curriculum and Teaching4
ED 482High School Student Internship12
ALSDE/NCATE Approved Teaching Field: Physics
PH 343Modern Physics4
PH 356WIntermediate Laboratory4
PH 447Electricity and Magnetism3
PH 471Classical Dynamics3
PH 495Directed Research3
PH 498Senior Assessment Seminar1
12 hours of 300-400 level physics electives12
Total Hours123

Notes:

  • Candidates may take the following professional education courses prior to admission to TEP: Preprofessional Seminar and Laboratory Experience (ED 292), Content Literacy (ED 375), Instructional Technology for the High School (ED 381), Introduction to Students with Exceptional Learning Needs (EEX 340), and a content methods course.
  • Courses that are taken to fulfill general education requirements which are also included in a teaching field may count in both areas.
  • Candidates who plan to seek certification in another state should contact the State Department of Education in that state to find out whether or not a comparable certificate exists in that state.
  • All requirements must be completed with a minimum of 120 credit hours.