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2007-2009 Catalog 
    
2007-2009 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physics Teacher’s Certificate


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The Teacher’s Certificate Program is designed for students who plan to teach physics in high school.

Prerequisites. (32 credits).

  1. PHY 243 , PHY 245 , PHY 343  (13 credits).
  2. CHM 260 , CHM 261  (4 credits).
  3. MTH 121 , MTH 122 , MTH 220 , MTH 222 , (15 credits).

Students should begin the sequence MTH 121  -MTH 122  in the freshman year in order to meet the corequisite for PHY 245  without delay.

Requirements. (28 credits).

  1. PHY 321  or PHY 323 , PHY 333 , PHY 344 , PHY 433 . (13 credits).
  2. MTH 305 , EDS 344 , PHL 312  (9 credits).
  3. Six additional credits from: PHY 291 , PHY 322 , PHY 354 , PHY 363 , PHY 374 , PHY 375 , PHY 391 , PHY 433 ,PHY 470 .
  4. Service as a laboratory assistant for one semester in PHY 110  and one other course.
  5. All requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Bachelor of Arts  degree, including General Education Requirements  and a foreign language.

Students in this program are urged to elect PHY 110 ; AST 131 , AST 133 , CHM 162 , CHM 163  or CHM 165 , and CSC 175  / CIS 175  or CIS 275  / CSC 275 .

Prospective candidates should also study the sections entitled “General Requirements for Teacher Certification ” and “Secondary Education Teacher’s Certificate Programs ,” printed in the Department of Education section of this Catalog.

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