Secondary Education B.S.Ed. (Concentration in Physics Education)
Degree Requirements: 130 Credit Hours
See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.
|Area A1 - Communication Skills|
|Select 6 credit hours from Area A1 of the Core Curriculum||6|
|Area A2 - Quantitative Skills|
|MATH 1441||Calculus I (Recommended)||3|
|Area B - Global Engagement|
|Select 4 credit hours from Area B of the Core Curriculum||4|
|Area C - Humanities, Fine Arts, and Ethics|
|Select 6 credit hours from Area C of the Core Curriculum||6|
|Area D - Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Technology|
|Select 3 credit hours from Area D of the Core Curriculum||3|
|PHYS 2211||Principles of Physics I (Recommended)||4|
|PHYS 2212||Principles of Physics II (Recommended)||4|
|Area E - Social Sciences|
|Select 12 credit hours from Area E of the Core Curriculum||12|
|Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major|
|EDUC 2110||Investigating Critical and Contemporary Issues in Education||3|
|EDUC 2120||Exploring Socio-Cultural Perspectives on Diversity in Educational Contexts||3|
|Other Courses to Teaching Field|
|CHEM 1145||Principles of Chemistry I||4|
|CHEM 1146||Principles of Chemistry II||4|
|MATH 2242||Calculus II||4|
|Health and Physical Education Activities|
|HLTH 1520||Healthful Living||2|
|Physical Education Activities||2|
|FYE 1220||First-Year Seminar||2|
|ASTR 1010||Astronomy of the Solar System||3|
|ASTR 1020||Stellar and Galactic Astronomy||3|
|ASTR 1211||Astronomy Lab||1|
|EDUC 2130||Exploring Learning and Teaching||3|
|ITEC 5233||Foundations of Technology-Enabled Learning||3|
|READ 3330||Content Literacy||3|
|SCED 3121||Curriculum for Secondary Education||2|
|SCED 3237||Secondary Science Methods||3|
|SCED 3721||Secondary School Practicum I||2|
|SCED 4137||Differentiated Instruction||3|
|SCED 4632||Student Teaching Seminar in Secondary Education||3|
|SCED 4732||Secondary School Practicum II||3|
|SCED 4739||Student Teaching Residency I||3|
|SCED 5799||Student Teaching in Secondary Education||9|
|SPED 3333||Introduction to Special Education||3|
|Carry-over from A2 and Area D||2|
|ASTR/PHYS 3790||Teaching Internship in Astronomy||1|
|PHYS 3536||Modern Physics I||3|
|PHYS 3537||Modern Physics II||3|
|PHYS 4421||Advanced Physics Lab I||2|
|Select 6 credit hours from the following electives:||6|
|The Search for Life in the Universe|
|Observational Techniques in Astronomy|
|Sound Waves and Acoustics|
|Introduction to General Relativity|
|Chemical Kinetics & Thermodynamics|
|Introduction to Quantum Chemistry|
|Total Credit Hours||130|
Program Admission Criteria
See B.S.Ed. Degree Requirement
- Must be admitted into the Teacher Education Program and qualify for a Georgia Preservice Certificate.
Other Program Requirements
- Must meet all requirements for retention in the Teacher Education Program.
- Must earn a minimum grade of "C" on all courses in Area F of the Core, the teaching field, and professional education; earn an adjusted GPA of 2.75 or higher in the teaching field; and maintain overall cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher.
- Must successfully complete all field experiences.
- Must take courses in the proper sequence.
- Courses in Area F must be taken prior to admission into the Teacher Education Program.
- Take only one practicum course per semester.
- Must meet requirements for admission to Student Teaching, (see catalog section, Admission to Student Teaching).
- Must successfully complete assessments identified at each program transition point.
Honors in Secondary Education
To graduate with Honors in Secondary Education, a student must:
- be admitted to the University Honors program;
- successfully complete at least four credit hours of COED 3610H over four semesters;
- successfully complete and present as Honors Thesis or Capstone Project;
- be in good standing in the University Honors Program at the time of graduation.
Each student in Physics Education is assigned to an advisor in the College of Education Student Success Center for program planning and course scheduling. Telephone: (912) 478-0698. E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org