2018-2019 Catalog

Publication date June 2018

Physics Education Minor

(Teacher certification programs)

22 credits (31 total credits including MTH)

Core
PHY 103Fundamental Physics I4
or PHY 203 General Physics I
PHY 104Fundamental Physics II4
or PHY 204 General Physics II
PHY 250Modern Physics3
PHY 302Optics3
PHY 311Experimental Physics2
Electives
Select six additional elective credits from the following:6
Solar System Astronomy
Stars, Galaxies and the Universe
Physics and Astronomy Seminar (up to 2 credits)
Physics and Astronomy Research (up to 3 credits)
Courses numbered 300 and above excluding PHY 469
Prerequisite coursework
MTH 207Calculus I5
MTH 208Calculus II4
Total Credits31

Teacher certification candidates must also complete GEO 200 Conservation of Global Environments (3 cr.); in addition, early adolescence-adolescence candidates must also complete PHY 469 Teaching and Learning Science in the Secondary School (4 cr.) unless a major in biology education or chemistry education is completed. Both courses fulfill statutory licensing requirements.

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