Effective Fall 2020

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
 
EDUC 275Schooling in the United States (GT-SS3)3C3
EDUC 340Literacy and the Learner 3
LIFE 102Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1)3A4
LIFE 103Biology of Organisms-Animals and Plants (GT-SC1)3A4
MATH 261Calculus for Physical Scientists III 4
PH 142Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (GT-SC1)3A5
PH 314Introduction to Modern Physics4B4
Select one group from the following: 4
Group A:  
Introduction to Astronomy (GT-SC2)3A 
Astronomy Laboratory (GT-SC1)3A 
Group B:  
Exploring Earth - Physical Geology (GT-SC2)3A 
Introductory Geology Laboratory (GT-SC1)3A 
 Total Credits 31
Junior
 
CS 150Culture and Coding (GT-AH3)3B3
EDUC 350Instruction I-Individualization/Management 3
EDUC 386Practicum-Instruction I 1
EDUC 461ASecondary Science and Technology Education I 3
EDUC 461BSecondary Science and Technology Education II 3
PH 245Introduction to Electronics 3
PH 315Modern Physics Laboratory 2
PH 361Physical Thermodynamics 3
STAT 301Introduction to Applied Statistical Methods 3
Advanced Writing23
Science Electives1 4
 Total Credits 31
Senior
 
EDUC 450Instruction II-Standards and Assessment 4
EDUC 485BStudent Teaching: Secondary4A,4C11
EDUC 486EPracticum: Instruction II 1
EDUC 493ASeminar: Professional Relations4C1
PH 353Optics and Waves 4
Arts and Humanities3B3
Diversity and Global Awareness3E3
 Total Credits 27
 Program Total Credits: 120

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
EDUC 275Schooling in the United States (GT-SS3) X3C3
LIFE 102Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1) X3A4
PH 142Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (GT-SC1) X3A5
Select one group from the following:   4
Group A:    
Introduction to Astronomy (GT-SC2)  3A 
Astronomy Laboratory (GT-SC1)  3A 
Group B:    
Exploring Earth - Physical Geology (GT-SC2)  3A 
Introductory Geology Laboratory (GT-SC1)  3A 
MATH 160, PH 141 must be completed by the end of Semester 3.X   
 Total Credits   16
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
EDUC 340Literacy and the LearnerX  3
LIFE 103Biology of Organisms-Animals and Plants (GT-SC1) X3A4
MATH 261Calculus for Physical Scientists III X 4
PH 314Introduction to Modern PhysicsX  4
CO 150, MATH 161 and PH 314 must be completed by the end of Semester 4.X   
 Total Credits   15
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CS 150Culture and Coding (GT-AH3) X3B3
PH 245Introduction to Electronics X 3
EDUC 350Instruction I-Individualization/ManagementX  3
EDUC 386Practicum-Instruction IX  1
EDUC 461ASecondary Science and Technology Education IX  3
Advanced Writing  23
 Total Credits   16
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
EDUC 461BSecondary Science and Technology Education IIX  3
PH 315Modern Physics LaboratoryX  2
PH 361Physical ThermodynamicsX  3
STAT 301Introduction to Applied Statistical Methods   3
Science Electives   4
PH 315 & PH 361 must be taken by Semester 6.X   
 Total Credits   15
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
EDUC 450Instruction II-Standards and AssessmentX  4
EDUC 486EPracticum: Instruction IIX  1
PH 353Optics and Waves   4
Arts and Humanities  3B3
Diversity and Global Awareness  3E3
 Total Credits   15
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:   120