Curriculum for Physics Education

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Freshman Fall Semester Freshman Spring Semester
Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr
26-191 University Seminar I* 1 26-192 University Seminar II* 1
26-202 General Physics I* 4 26-202 General Physics II* 4
25-251 Calculus I 4 25-252 Calculus II 4
23-100 Intro to Biology 3 12-204 Phil. Foundations of Education 3
01-101 English Composition I* 3 01-102 English Composition II* 3
      16-100 Fitness and Wellness 2
        Take the PRAXIS I Exam  
           
 
Total Credits
15  
Total Credits
17
Sophomore Fall Semester Sophomore Spring Semester
Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr
26-261 Electronics for Scientists* 3 22-101 Descriptive Astronomy 3
25-253 Calculus III 4 25-351 Differential Equations 3
12-313 Intro to the Education of Children with Exceptional Needs 3 50-107 Physical Geology 4
36-201 Intro to General Psychology 3 12-207 Life Span Development 3
01-xxx World Literature* 3 xx-xxx Arts/Humanities Elective 3
        Pass Praxis I & Apply to the  
        Teacher Ed Program
(60 credits – GPA 2.5 minimum)
 
           
 
Total Credits
16  
Total Credits
16
Junior Fall Semester Junior Spring Semester
Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr
26-305 Thermal Physics* 3 26-316 Intro to Optics* 4
24-101 Gen & Analytical Chemistry I 4 24-102 Gen & Analytical Chemistry II 4
12-344 Instructional Technology in Education 3 26-418 Theoretical & Experimental Research* 3
34-xxx History Elective 3 12-322 Teaching Reading in Sec Ed 3
01-200 Speech 3 12-357 Effective Teaching Skills and Classroom Management 4
           
 
Total Credits
16  
Total Credits
18
Senior Fall Semester Senior Spring Semester
Course Course Name Cr Course Course Name Cr
26-361 Modern Physics 3 12-400 Pre-Service Teaching** 12
23-205 Ecology 4      
12-210 Methods of Teaching Science 3      
12-318/ 31-395 Multicultural Ed/Global Societies 3      
12-416 Analysis of Student Teaching 1      
xx-xxx Arts/Humanities Elective 3      
  Students must pass PRAXIS II before Pre-Service Teaching        
           
 
Total Credits
17  
Total Credits
12
Total Credits: 127


** Senior Capstone
* Writing Intensive Course(s)

Students must complete a course that addresses the African-American experience. This course may also satisfy an arts/humanities elective or the history elective. Please see your advisor.