Jan 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Secondary Education - Professional Studies Emphasis in Physics (Non-Certification Track), B.S.Ed.


Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours


The B.S.Ed degree with a major in Secondary Education Professional Studies (Emphasis in Physics Education-Non-Certification Track) provides students who are interested in education the opportunity to take coursework focused on secondary education content areas.The degree allows for choice in several areas leading to a broad background. When accepted to the University, all Secondary Education majors are placed in the Professional Studies, Non-Certification Track program. This track does NOT lead to teacher certification. Upon meeting teacher education program admission requirements, those seeking teacher certification in Secondary Physics Education will move into the Secondary Education B.S.Ed. (Emphasis in Physics Education-Certification Track) program.

See Core Curriculum  for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

General Requirements (Core A - E) Credit Hours: 42


Specific Requirements (Area A2-Quantitative Skills)


Additional Requirements Credit Hours: 4


Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major Credit Hours: 18


Major Requirements Credit Hours: 46


Select option 1 or 2 to determine credit hours of guided electives needed: 1

Option 1


  • 3-36 Credit hours from BSED Secondary Education (Emphasis in Physics Education-Certification Track) program and 10 credit hours from the following content areas: PHYS; ASTR; CHEM.

Option 2


  • Complete two 15 credit hour minors from the following: Physics; Chemistry (advisor approval required, and 16 credit hours from the following content areas: CHEM; PHYS; ASTR.

Total Credit Hours: 124


1 The selected option must include at least 21 hours of upper division courses.

Program Admission Criteria

  • Must meet all University Admission Requirements
  • This program does NOT lead to teacher certification. Upon meeting teacher education program admission requirements, those seeking teacher certification will move into the B.S.Ed. Secondary Education, Concentration in Physics Education certification track.

Other Program Requirements

  • Must choose Option 1 or 2
  • Must identify a career path with their academic advisor

To graduate with B.S.Ed. Professional Studies Secondary Physics Education/Non-Certification, a student must:

  • successfully complete the program of study as outlined in the catalog;
  • be in good standing with a GPA of 2.0 or higher

Advisement

Undergraduate Academic Advisement at Georgia Southern is provided to all degree-seeking undergraduate students by professional advisors. Academic Advisors are located on all three Georgia Southern University campuses. Students are required to meet with their assigned Academic Advisor at least once a semester. For more information visit the Academic Advisement  catalog page.