Physics Teaching Option

Freshman YearCredits
FallSpring
FCS 101IS - Indiv and Fam Dev: Lifespan3  
PHSX 240 - Honors Gen & Mod Phys I*4  
M 181Q - Honors Calculus I (Recommended)
or M 171Q - Calculus I
4  
University Core and Electives 5  
EDU 202 - Early Field Experience  1
PHSX 242 - Honors Gen & Mod Phys II*  4
M 182Q - Honors Calculus II (Recommended)
or M 172Q - Calculus II
  4
Biol,Chem, or Earth Science Electives  3
University Core and Electives   4
Year Total: 16 16
Sophomore YearCredits
FallSpring
EDU 223IS - Educ Psych and Adolescent Dev3  
PHSX 224 - Physics III4  
PHSX 261 - Laboratory Electronics I2  
M 283Q - Honors Multivariable Calculus (Recommended)
or M 273Q - Multivariable Calculus
4  
University Core and Electives3  
EDU 211D - Multicultural Education  3
PHSX 301 - Intro Theoretical Physics  3
M 284 - Honors Introduction to Differential Equations (Recommended)
or M 274 - Introduction to Differential Equation
  4
M 242 - Methods of Proof  3
University Core and Electives   3
Year Total: 16 16
Junior YearCredits
FallSpring
M 328 - Higher Math for Sec Teachers3  
PHSX 320 - Classical Mechanics4  
PHSX 343 - Intermediate Physics3  
ASTR 371 - Solar System Astronomy
or ASTR 373 - Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
4  
University Core and Electrives3  
EDU 370 - Integrating Tech into Educ  2
EDU 382 - Assessmt, Curric, Instructn  3
EDSP 306 - Exceptional Learners  3
PHSX 423 - Electricity and Magnetism I  3
M 329 - Modern Geometry  3
University Core and Electrives  3
Year Total: 17 17
Senior YearCredits
FallSpring
EDU 395 - Practicum1-3  
EDU 497 - Methods3  
EDU 497 - Methods3  
M 428 - Mathematical Modeling for Teachers3  
STAT 216Q - Introduction to Statistics3  
Physics Electives3  
EDU 495 - Student Teaching  12
EDU 408 - Professional Issues: K-12  2
Year Total: 16-18 14
Total Program Credits: 128

*The physics electives are to be selected from PHSX courses numbered 200 and above. The physics electives can include no more than 1 credit of  PHSX 494.   A minimum of 128 credits is required for graduation; 42 of these credits must be in courses numbered 300 and above.  A student changing majors or with unusual circumstances can substitute PHSX 220 for PHSX 240, or PHSX 222 for PHSX 242 with academic advisor's approval. It is recommended to take "RH" and "RA" designated core classes in order to simultaneously satisfy the requirement for 3 credits of Core 2.0 "R".