This is a recommended program of study for students planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree with the goal of teaching physics at the secondary level.
Graduates of the Secondary Education - Physics A.A.T. will be able to:
Apply adolescent development and learning theories when choosing developmentally appropriate curriculum and strategies for specific and groups of students
Differentiate instruction for a variety of purposes and groups of children
Demonstrate the skills needed to be an effective part of an educational team
Demonstrate the skills necessary to communicate effectively with families and the community
Design and evaluate student learning outcomes for a variety of students and purposes.
Use the major concepts and principles of their content area to create effective learning experiences for specific and groups of students in a variety of educational settings
Pursue a bachelor’s degree at a four-year institution
Graduation Information: 2.75 GPA, 45 hours of supervised field experience, and passing scores on appropriate basic skills tests are required. Students may be required to take additional courses including special education courses as part of the requirements for a bachelor’s degree and teacher certification at four-year institutions. Note: All courses must be passed with a grade of C or higher.
General Education Courses
The list of general education courses appears in the General Education List. Some programs recommend or require specific courses to fulfill general education requirements. Please check your program’s sequence of study for this information.
Sequence of Study - Secondary Education - Physics A.A.T.
Below are the required courses for your program arranged in a suggested sequence. Please note that the sequence does not include developmental coursework. See Academic Preparation for the developmental course sequence if applicable to you.