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  Sep 23, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Physics Teaching, B.A.


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Major Requirements for Physics Teaching


Physics & Astronomy
physics.utah.edu
James Fletcher Building 201
801-581-6901


Minimum Degree Hours: 122
Minimum Major Hours: 74

Graduation Requirements

  • All major courses must be completed with a C or better.
  • A 3.0 GPA is required for admission to the secondary education licensure program.

Honors in Physics Teaching

Students seeking an HBA or HBS in Physics Teaching must complete:

Mathematics


Calculus


Complete one of the following sections.

Ordinary Differential Equations and Linear Algebra


Complete one of the following sections.

Physics


Complete the following requirements.

Required Elective Physics Course


Complete one of the following courses.  Each approved course may only fulfill one requirement.  Two substantively similar courses may not both be used to fulfill the requirements.  (Others may be accepted with prior approval.)

Required Elective Physics Lab Course


Complete one of the following courses.  Each approved course may only fulfill one requirement.  Two substantively similar courses may not both be used to fulfill the requirements.  (Others may be accepted with prior approval.)

Required Elective 5000 level Physics Course


Complete one of the following courses.  Each approved course may only fulfill one requirement.  Two substantively similar courses may not both be used to fulfill the requirements.  (Others may be accepted with prior approval.)

Required Allied Elective Course


Complete one of the following courses.  (Others may be accepted with prior approval.)

Required Education Courses


Complete the following requirements.

 

Secondary Teacher Licensure Required Courses


For advising contact the Secondary Education Advisor in the Urban Institute for Teacher Education.

Sorenson Arts & Education Complex (SAEC) 2260
801-581-7158

 

Pre-Licensure Courses


(30 required credit hours)

Licensure Year


(Admission Required, 15 required credit hours)

ESL Endorsement (Optional)


Total Licensure Hours: 45-49 credit hours


Sample 4-yr Degree Plan


Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 16

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 16

Summer Semester


  • ECS 3150 - Introduction to Multicultural Education 3 Credit(s)  - (DV)
  • Bachelor’s of Arts - 1st Semester Language  4 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (AI) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (BF or HF depending on selection for Ethic Studies) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (FF) 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16

Second Year


Total Hours: 15

Total Hours: 16

Summer Semester


Total Hours: 16

Third Year


Total Hours: 16

Total Hours: 13

Summer Semester


Total Hours: 15

Fourth Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 10

Total Hours: 12

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