Physics Secondary Education Required Courses

Introductory Courses (12 units)

EDUC 202 Historical & Contemporary Perspectives on America's Urban School (3) or
SCED 200 Foundations of Education (3)
SCED 305 Adolescent Learning, Development, and Diversity (3)
ISTC 301 Integrating Instructional Technology (3)
SPED 301 Introduction to Special Education K-12 (3)

Program Courses (11 units)

SCED 341 Principles of Secondary Education (4)
SCED 460 Using Reading and Writing in the Secondary School (4)
SCED 461 Teaching Reading in the Secondary Content Area (3)

Internship (12 units)

SCED 499 Internship in Secondary Education (6)
SCED 401 Analyzing Student Teaching (2)
SCED 462 Seminar in Teaching Reading in the SCED Content Areas (1)
SCIE 380 Methods of Teaching Science in the Secondary Schools

Student Teaching (12)

SCED 393Student Teaching in the Secondary Schools—Physics (12)

Content Courses (62 - 63 units)

PHYS 241 General Physics I (4) and
PHYS 242 General Physics II (4) or
PHYS 251 Honors General Physics I (4)
PHYS 252 Honors General Physics II (4)
PHYS 243 General Physics III (3)
PHYS 307 Mathematical Physics (3)
PHYS 311 Modern Physics Lab II (4)
PHYS 341 Intermediate Physics Lab I (3)
PHYS 351 Mechanics I (4)
PHYS 354 Electricity and Magnetism (4)
PHYS 342 Intermediate Physics Lab I/II (3)
PHYS 485 Physics Seminar I/II (1)
BIOL 201 Biology I (4)
CHEM 131 & CHEM 131L General Chemistry I (4)
CHEM 132 & CHEM 132L General Chemistry II (4)
COSC 165 Computing Visual Basic (3)
MATH 273 Calculus I (4)
MATH 274 Calculus II (4)
WRIT 312 History of Science (3)

Pick 1 of 3:
ASTR 161 Astronomy (3)
GEOL 121 Geology (3)
GEOL 357 Oceanography (4)


Requirements

  • Praxis 1 or Praxis Core, or ACT, GRE, SAT
  • Praxis II Specialty Area and Principles of Learning
  • 2.75 Major GPA
  • 2.75 Overall GPA
  • 3.00 Professional Education GPA