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 111Principles of Chemistry I3
CHEM 111LPrinciples of Chemistry I Laboratory1
CHEM 112Principles of Chemistry II4
CHEM 112LPrinciples of Chemistry II Laboratory1
CHEM 275Carbon Compounds3
GEOL 101
101L
Physical Geology
and Physical Geology Lab
4
PHYS 103General Astronomy3
PHYS 211
211L
Engineering Physics I
and Laboratory Physics I
4
PHYS 212
212L
Engineering Physics II
and Laboratory Physics II
4
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
Climatology
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