Secondary Education B.S.Ed. - Professional Studies (Emphasis in Physics - Non-Certification Track)
Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours
The BSED degree with a major in Secondary Education, Concentration in Physics Education-Professional Studies (Non-Certification Track) provides students who are interested in education the opportunity to take coursework with planned minors and concentrations. 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. 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 BSED Secondary Education, Concentration in Physics Education Certification Track.
See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.
|General Requirements (Core A - E)||42|
|Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major||18|
|Investigating Critical and Contemporary Issues in Education|
|Exploring Socio-Cultural Perspectives on Diversity in Educational Contexts|
Other Courses to Teaching Field
|Principles of Chemistry I|
|Principles of Chemistry II|
|EDUC 2130||Exploring Learning and Teaching||3|
|EDUR 3130||Introduction to Research Methods in Education||3|
|EDUF 3232||Educational Psychology: General||3|
|SPED 3332||Introduction to SPED in Middle and Secondary Grades||3|
|ITEC 5233||Foundations of Technology-Enabled Learning||3|
|READ 3330||Content Literacy||3|
|See 1, 2, and 3 below to determine credit hours of guided electives||3-9|
|Select one of the following options:|
|Complete 9 credit hours of guided electives under professional education and two 15 credit hour minors related to Physics||30|
|Complete 3 credit hours of guided electives under professional education and 36 credit hours of Physics related content||36|
|Complete 3 credit hours of guided electives under professional education, 15 credit hours of approved courses in Physics, and a 15 credit hour minor related to Physics||30|
|Total Credit Hours||124|
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.
Additional Program Requirements
- Must choose Option 1, 2, or 3
- 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
Each student in Professional Studies Secondary Physics Education is assigned to an advisor in the College of Education Student Success Center for program planning and course scheduling.