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Bachelor of Science in Education: Physics Education

The B.S. in education: physics certification is a career-oriented course of study that can accommodate both full- and part-time students, students with or without professional experience, and incoming freshmen and transfer students.

Get a description of each of Cal U's physics courses and secondary education courses from our Course Catalog.

Below is a recommended framework of courses for completing the degree in four years. 

Bachelor of Science in Education: Physics Education Certification (7-12): 120 Credits

First Semester – 13 credits
CourseCredits
UNI 100 First-Year Seminar1 cr.
ENG 101 English Composition I3 crs.
CHE 101 General Chemistry I
4 crs.
MAT 281 Calculus I
3 crs.
General Education Course3 crs.

Second Year – 16 credits
CourseCredits
ENG 102 English Composition II3 crs.
MAT 282 Calculus II
3 crs.
ESP 210 Special Education Foundations and Collaboration
3 crs.
PSY 100 General Psychology
3 crs.
PHY 101 College Physics I4 crs.

Third Semester – 16 credits
CourseCredits
SEC 210 Introduction to Secondary Education
3 crs.
SEC 220 Standards-based Education in Secondary Education
3 crs.
MAT 381 Calculus III
3 crs.
HPE 314 First Aid and Personal Safety
3 crs.
PHY 202 College Physics II
4 crs.

Fourth Semester – 17 credits
Course
Credits
ESP 311 Assessment and Positive Behavior Interventions
3 crs.
PHY 301 Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism
4 crs.
MAT 382 Calculus IV
3 crs.
PHY 203 College Physics III
4 crs.
EDU 333 Technology in Teaching and Learning
3 crs.

Fifth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits
MAT 406 Differential Equations
3 crs.
SEC 400 Classroom Management3 crs.
SEC 420 Assessments and Interventions in Secondary Education3 crs.
PSY 206 Adolescent Psychology
3 crs.
PHY 331 Modern Physics I
3 crs.

Sixth Semester – 13 credits
CourseCredits
SEC 310 Instructional Strategies in Secondary Education3 crs.
SEC 350 Content Area Literacy3 crs.
SEC 360 Technology Integration in Secondary Education3 crs.
ESP 413 Evidence-based Practices for Secondary Inclusion
3 crs.
PHY 495 Physics Seminar
1 cr.

Seventh Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits
SEC 400 Classroom Management
3 crs.
SEC 420 Assessments and Interventions in Secondary Education
3 crs.
SEC 395 Teaching of Science3 crs.
EDU 350 Supporting English Language Learners
3 crs.
Science Elective
3 crs.

Eighth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits
SEC 460 Professional Practices in Secondary Education
3 crs.
SEC 461 Student Teaching Practicum
12 crs.