2018-19 Degree Plan

Secondary Education (Physical Science Concentration, with Physics Emphasis), BSED

College of Education: Department of Teacher Education, Educational Leadership and Policy
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Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 17 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ENGL 110: Accelerated Composition or ENGL 112: Composition II or ENGL 113: Enhanced Composition 3 C
MATH 162: Calculus I 4 C
Social and Behavioral Science Core Course 3 C
Fine Arts Core Course 3 C
^EPS: 101 How the Earth Works - An Introducation to Geology 3 C
^EPS 105L: Physical Geology Laboratory 1 C
Term Hours: 17
Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 34 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ENGL 120: Composition III 3 C
MATH 163: Calculus II 4 C
Humanities Core Course 3 C
Social and Behavioral Science Core Course 3 C
^PHYC 160: General Physics 3 C
^PHYC 160L: General Physics Laboratory 1 C
Term Hours: 17
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 51 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Writing and Speaking Core Course 3 C
Humanities Core Course 3 C
Second Language Core Coruse 3 C
^CHEM 121: General Chemistry I 3 C
^CHEM 123L: General Chemistry I Laboratory 1 C
^PHYC 161: General Physics 3 C
^PHYC 161L: General Physics Laboratory 1 C
Term Hours: 17
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 69 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
LLSS 321: School and Society 3 C
*EDPY 303: Human Growth and Development 3 C
^BIOL 201L: Molecular and Cell Biology 4 C
^CHEM 122: General Chemistry II 3 C
^CHEM 124L: General Chemistry II Laboratory 1 C
^PHYC 262: General Physics 3 C
^PHYC 262L: General Physics Laboratory 1 C
Term Hours: 18
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 82 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
*EDPY 310: Learning and the Classroom 4 C
*MSET 365: Technology Integration for effective Instruction 3 C
^BIOL 202L: Genetics 3 C
^PHYC 327: Geophysics 3 C
Term Hours: 13
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 94 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
*LLSS 469: ESL Across the Content Areas 3 C
MATH 316: Applied Ordinary Differential Equations 3 C
PHYC 290: Computational Physics 3 C
^PHYC 330: Introducation to Modern Physics 3 C
  • MATH 316 is a Prereq for PHYC 303. PHYC 290 is only offered in spring and prereqs for PHYC 306L, 307, and 366. PHYC 330 is offered in spring only.
Term Hours: 12
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 106 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
^PHYC 301: Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics 3 C
^PHYC 303: Analytical Mechanics I 3 C
^PHYC 306L: Junior Laboratory 3 C
PHYC 366: Mathematical Methods of Physics 3 C
  • PHYC 301, PHYC 303 and PHYC 306L are offered in fall only.
Term Hours: 12
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 112 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
^PHYC 304: Analytical Mechanics II 3 C
PHYC 307L: Junior Laboratory 3 C
  • PHYC 304 and PHYC 307L are offered in fall only.
Term Hours: 6
Term 9 Hours Towards Degree: 127 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
*SPCD 489: Teaching Exceptional Students in General Education 3 C
*EDUC 438: Teaching Reading and Writing in the Content Field 3 C
*EDUC 362: Teaching Experience I 3 C
*EDUC 450: Issues in Special Education 3 C
*MSET 431: Teaching of Sciences 3 C
  • Spring Only
  • EDUC 362, EDUC 450 and MSET 431 are offered in fall only.
Term Hours: 15
Term 10 Hours Towards Degree: 139 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
*EDUC 462: Student Teaching 9 CR
*EDUC 464: Student Teaching Seminar 3 CR
  • EDUC 462 and EDUC 464 are offered in spring only.
Term Hours: 12
Degree Plan Notes
  • ^Concentraiton-Teaching Field GPA must be 2.5 or above in order to qualify for student teaching.

  • *Students must achieve and maintain a "B" or better average overall in the Teaching and Learning Support and Professional Education Courses in order to advance to student teaching and to complete licensure.

  • Student's must achieve a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 for admission to Secondary Education and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 for graduation.