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Physics Education Major

The physics education curriculum is designed for students seeking adolescent to young adult (grades 7-12) teaching licensure in physics. Students will be exposed to the spectrum of topics that are typically taught at the secondary level: classical and modern physics with some elements of engineering. Additionally, students will design a physics education research project and implement it during the senior capstone and student teaching experience.

Major Requirements

Physics Education Major - AYA Physics Teaching Licensure (102 hours)

PHEN: 110, 121, 122, 203, 210, 235, 310, 490, 495
MATH: 190, 200,l 230, 310
CHEM: 111, 112, 200
CPSC: 100
EDUC: 110, 112, 313, 330, 335, 341, 394, 413, 419, 420, 451, 461, 466
PSYC: 101, 308

Students must take the Ohio licensure test required for the Adolescent to Young Adult Physics licensure area in
      the last semester of their senior year.
Students must declare co-advisors from the Physics and Engineering and Education Departments to ensure that
      academic and teaching licensure requirements are met.

Teacher Licensure - Physical Sciences: Physics or Integrated Science, grades 7-12. Contact the education
      department or the Education Department website for specific course requirements.