Effective Fall 2015

Freshman
AUCCCredits
CHEM 111General Chemistry I (GT-SC2)3A4
CHEM 112General Chemistry Lab I (GT-SC1)3A1
CHEM 113General Chemistry II 3
CHEM 114General Chemistry Lab II 1
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)1A3
MATH 160Calculus for Physical Scientists I (GT-MA1)1B4
MATH 161Calculus for Physical Scientists II (GT-MA1)1B4
PH 141Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (GT-SC1)3A5
Arts and Humanities3B3
Historical Perspectives3D3
 Total Credits 31
Sophomore
 
AA 100Introduction to Astronomy (GT-SC2)3A3
AA 101Astronomy Laboratory (GT-SC1)3A1
LIFE 102Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1)3A4
LIFE 103Biology of Organisms-Animals and Plants 4
MATH 261Calculus for Physical Scientists III 4
PH 142Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (GT-SC1)3A5
PH 314Introduction to Modern Physics4A,4B4
Advanced Writing23
Arts and Humanities3B3
 Total Credits 31
Junior
 
CS 150Interactive Programming with Java 4
EDUC 275Schooling in the United States (GT-SS3)3C3
EDUC 331Educational Technology and Assessment 2
EDUC 340Literacy and the Learner 3
EDUC 350Instruction I-Individualization/Management 3
EDUC 386Practicum-Instruction I 1
PH 245Introduction to Electronics 3
PH 315Modern Physics Laboratory4A,4B2
PH 361Physical Thermodynamics4A,4B3
Science Electives1 7
 Total Credits 31
Senior
 
EDUC 450Instruction II-Standards and Assessment 4
EDUC 460Methods and Materials in Teaching Science 4
EDUC 485BStudent Teaching: Secondary4A,4C11
EDUC 486EPracticum: Instruction II 1
EDUC 493ASeminar: Professional Relations4C1
PH 353Optics and Waves4A,4B4
Global and Cultural Awareness3E3
 Total Credits 28
 Program Total Credits: 121
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Select course(s) in consultation with advisor.

Distinctive Requirements for Degree Program:
All Physics Education majors must maintain a 2.75 GPA and receive a C or better in all content and education courses for licensure. All course work must be completed prior to Student Teaching (AUCC 4A/4B/4C requirement). Admission into the teacher licensure program is required for phase II education courses and above.
 

Freshman
Semester 1CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CHEM 111General Chemistry I (GT-SC2) X3A4
CHEM 112General Chemistry Lab I (GT-SC1) X3A1
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)  1A3
MATH 160Calculus for Physical Scientists I (GT-MA1) X1B4
Historical Perspectives  3D3
MATH 117, MATH 118 may be necessary for some students to fulfill pre-calculus requirements.X   
 Total Credits   15
Semester 2CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CHEM 113General Chemistry II X 3
CHEM 114General Chemistry Lab II X 1
MATH 161Calculus for Physical Scientists II (GT-MA1) X1B4
PH 141Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (GT-SC1) X3A5
Arts and Humanities  3B3
CHEM 111, CHEM 112 must be completed by the end of Semester 2.X   
MATH 124, MATH 125, MATH 126 may be necessary for some students to fulfill pre-calculus requirements.X   
 Total Credits   16
Sophomore
Semester 3CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
AA 100Introduction to Astronomy (GT-SC2)  3A3
AA 101Astronomy Laboratory (GT-SC1)  3A1
LIFE 102Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1) X3A4
PH 142Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (GT-SC1) X3A5
Arts and Humanities  3B3
MATH 160, PH 141 must be completed by the end of Semester 3.X   
 Total Credits   16
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
LIFE 103Biology of Organisms-Animals and Plants X 4
MATH 261Calculus for Physical Scientists III X 4
PH 314Introduction to Modern Physics  4A,4B4
Advanced Writing  23
CO 150, MATH 161 must be completed by the end of Semester 4.X   
 Total Credits   15
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CS 150Interactive Programming with Java X 4
EDUC 275Schooling in the United States (GT-SS3)X 3C3
EDUC 340Literacy and the LearnerX  3
PH 245Introduction to Electronics X 3
Science Elective   3
 Total Credits   16
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
EDUC 331Educational Technology and AssessmentX  2
EDUC 350Instruction I-Individualization/ManagementX  3
EDUC 386Practicum-Instruction IX  1
PH 315Modern Physics Laboratory  4A,4B2
PH 361Physical Thermodynamics  4A,4B3
Science Electives   4
Must pass the PLACE or Praxiz II licensure exam before taking EDUC 450 and EDUC 486E.X   
 Total Credits   15
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
EDUC 450Instruction II-Standards and AssessmentX  4
EDUC 460Methods and Materials in Teaching ScienceX  4
EDUC 486EPracticum: Instruction IIX  1
PH 353Optics and Waves  4A,4B4
Global and Cultural Awareness  3E3
 Total Credits   16
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
EDUC 485BStudent Teaching: SecondaryX 4A,4C11
EDUC 493ASeminar: Professional RelationsX 4C1
The benchmark courses for the 8th semester are the remaining courses in the entire program of study.X   
 Total Credits   12
 Program Total Credits:   121