Physical Sciences

45-Credit Composite Teaching Major

This is a 40-credit composite teaching major consisting of courses in chemistry, geology, and physics. A teaching minor in mathematics is recommended to accompany this teaching major.

CHEM 111General Chemistry I3
CHEM 111LGeneral Chemistry I Laboratory1
CHEM 112General Chemistry II3
CHEM 112LGeneral Chemistry II Laboratory2
CHEM 275Carbon Compounds3
GEOL 101
Physical Geology
and Physical Geology Lab
PHYS 103General Astronomy3
PHYS 211
Engineering Physics I
and Laboratory Physics I
PHYS 212
Engineering Physics II
and Laboratory Physics II
PHYS 213Engineering Physics III3
PHYS 411Advanced Physics Lab4
Select one of the following:3-4
Biology and Society
and Biology and Society Lab
Organisms and Environments
Physical Geography
and Physical Geography Lab
Select Additional Electives in Chemistry Geology or Physics to total 45 credits 12-3
In addition, the following special methods sequence is also required:
EDCI 433Secondary Science Methods3
EDCI 443Secondary Science Methods Practicum1
Total Hours43-45