Science Education 9-12: Physics Emphasis (B.A.)
PHY112
112D
Introduction to Astronomy
and Introduction to Astronomy Lab 1
4
PHY260Careers in Engineering and Physics Seminar1
PHY292
292D
General Physics I
and General Physics I Lab 1
4
PHY296
PHY297
General Physics II
and General Physics II Lab
4
PHY302
PHY303
Electronics
and Electronics Lab
4
PHY312
PHY313
Modern Physics
and Modern Physics Lab
4
PHY352
PHY353
Computer Methods in Physics and Engineering
and Computer Methods in Physics and Engineering Lab
4
CHE113
113D
CHE214
CHE215
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Lab
and General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Lab 1
4-8
or CHE 208/208D Accelerated General Chemistry
MAT124MCalculus 1 14
MAT125Calculus 24
MAT223Multivariable Calculus3
EDU200Introduction to Education3
EDU201Introduction to Education Field Experience1
EDU203School Health and Drugs2
EDU240Educational Psychology3
EDU241Educational Psychology Field Experience1
EDU317GZEducational Equity 13
EDU320Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1
EDU321Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1
EDU420Methods in Teaching 5-12 Science3
EDU429Science Education Practicum in Grades 5-8 or 5-121
EDU490Student Teaching Block 214
Major73-77
General Education49-50
Total Credits122-127
1

This course meets a General Education requirement.

2

In order to meet requirements for endorsements and duel majors this number is subject to change. Students should consult with their advisor. 

Students must earn a grade of or better in each content area or education course in the major (BIO, CHE, EDU, GEL, MAT, PHY). Courses with grades of C- or lower must be repeated.

Students with 5-12 licensure in Science Education may choose one or more Middle Level Endorsements. See endorsement area listing under Major in Elementary Education with Middle Level Endorsement in the Education section of this catalog.

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B.A. in Science Education 9-12 (Physics Emphasis) 2017-2018: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
PHY292
292D General Physics I and General Physics I Lab
4GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4PHY296
PHY297 General Physics II and General Physics II Lab
4
MAT124M Calculus 14 MAT125 Calculus 24
GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3
GES160 Inquiry Seminar3 GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3
 15 4 14
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
CHE113
113D General Chemistry I
4Interim Off CHE214
CHE215 General Chemistry II and General Chemistry II Lab
4
MAT223 Multivariable Calculus3 EDU200 Introduction to Education3
PHY302
PHY303 Electronics and Electronics Lab
4 EDU201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1
PHY260 Careers in Engineering and Physics Seminar1 PHY312
PHY313 Modern Physics and Modern Physics Lab
4
Second Language (S) course1 4 THE201 Christian Theology3
 16 0 15
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
PHY112
112D Introduction to Astronomy
4World Cultures (U) course2 3EDU203 School Health and Drugs2
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 EDU241 Educational Psychology Field Experience1
Science, Technology & Society (K) course 3 EDU240 Educational Psychology3
Leisure and Lifetime sports (Q) course 1 PHY352
PHY353 Computer Methods in Physics and Engineering and Computer Methods in Physics and Engineering Lab
4
Elective 2 Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3
 13 3 13
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
EDU317GZ Educational Equity3Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3EDU490 Student Teaching Block14
EDU320 Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1  
EDU321 Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1  
EDU420 Methods in Teaching 5-12 Science3  
EDU429 Science Education Practicum in Grades 5-8 or 5-121  
Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3  
Elective 3  
 12-15 3 14
Total Credits: 122-125
1

 Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent.

2

 The Education Department offers an interim trip that meets the U requirement - EDU236UZ. See Education Abroad Options.

See Education section of catalog for testing requirements.

This program assumes a student will use PHY292/292D, EDU317GZ, and MAT124M to meet the general education Laboratory Science, Comparative Systems, and Math requirements.

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

B.A. in Science Education 9-12 (Physics Emphasis) 2017-2018: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
PHY292
292D General Physics I and General Physics I Lab
4GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4PHY296
PHY297 General Physics II and General Physics II Lab
4
MAT124M Calculus 14 MAT125 Calculus 24
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3
 15 4 15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
CHE113
113D General Chemistry I
4EDU200 Introduction to Education3CHE214
CHE215 General Chemistry II and General Chemistry II Lab
4
MAT223 Multivariable Calculus3EDU201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1EDU200 Introduction to Education3
PHY302
PHY303 Electronics and Electronics Lab
4 EDU201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 PHY312
PHY313 Modern Physics and Modern Physics Lab
4
PHY260 Careers in Engineering and Physics Seminar1 Secondary Language (S) Course1 4
 16 4 16
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
PHY112
112D Introduction to Astronomy and Introduction to Astronomy Lab
4World Cultures (U) course2 3EDU203 School Health and Drugs2
Interpreting Biblical themes (J) course 3 EDU220 Introduction to Middle Level Education3
Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3 EDU240 Educational Psychology3
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 EDU241 Educational Psychology Field Experience1
Elective 3 PHY352
PHY353 Computer Methods in Physics and Engineering and Computer Methods in Physics and Engineering Lab
4
 14 3 13
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
EDU317GZ Educational Equity3Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3EDU490 Student Teaching Block14
EDU320 Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1  
EDU321 Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1  
EDU420 Methods in Teaching 5-12 Science3  
EDU429 Science Education Practicum in Grades 5-8 or 5-121  
Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3  
Electives 3-6  
 12-18 3 14
Total Credits: 129-135
1

 Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent. 

2

 The Education Department offers an interim trip that meets the U requirement - EDU236UZ. See Education Abroad Options.

See Education section of catalog for testing requirements.

This program assumes a student will use PHY292/292D, EDU317GZ, and MAT124M to meet the general education Laboratory Science, Comparative Systems, and Math requirements.

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)