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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH A MAJOR IN PHYSICS WITH SECONDARY EDUCATION CERTIFICATION

REQUIREMENTS-- 55 semester hours as follows:

Physics (24 hours)

  • PHYS 241 Physics I
  • PHYS 242 Physics II
  • PHYS 330 Classical Physics
  • PHYS 335 Quantum Physics
  • PHYS 410 Science and Society
  • PHYS 300+ Physics Electives (9 hours)

Chemistry (8 hours)

  • CHEM 111 General Chemistry I Laboratory
  • CHEM 132 General Chemistry I
  • CHEM 211 General Chemistry II Laboratory
  • CHEM 232 General Chemistry II

Science1 (select 8 hours)

  • PHYS 117 Physical Science Laboratory
  • PHYS 137 Physical Science
  • PHYS 140 Astronomy
  • PSIW 131 Introduction to Earth Science (online – 3 hours)
  • PSLW 131 Introduction to Earth Science Lab (online – 1 hour)

Mathematics (15 hours)

  • MATH 140 Calculus I
  • MATH 240 Calculus II
  • MATH 241 Calculus III
  • MATH 430 Differential Equations

1 For physical science and earth science, the corresponding lab course must be taken as well.

Students seeking secondary certification must also take the 36 hours of required professional education courses as described in the Department of Education - Secondary Education portion of this website