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2021-2022 Catalog
Science Education: Physics (6-12) (Bachelor of Arts in Education)

Program Description for Science Education

Major: Science Education Concentration: Physics (6-12) Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Education

Prerequisites (33 credits)

NOTE: In addition to the prerequisites listed, UNF strongly encourages prospective Physics Education majors to complete the following courses, if possible, while completing their general education and lower division coursework:

  • EDF 2085 Intro to Diversity for Educators
  • EME 2040 Intro to Technology for Educators

EDF1005 Intro to Teaching Profession (3 Credits)

  • Acceptable substitute: EDFX005

MAC2311 (GM) Calculus I (4 Credits)

  • Acceptable substitute: MACX311

MAC2312 (GM) Calculus II (4 Credits)

MAC2313 (GM) Calculus III (4 Credits)

PHY2048/L Calculus-Based Physics I / Lab

Acceptable Substitute: PHY X048C

PHY2049/L Calculus-Based Physics II /Lab

Acceptable Substitute: PHY X049C

CHM2045/L General Chemistry I / Lab

Acceptable Substitute: CHM X045C

CHM2046/L General Chemistry II / Lab

Acceptable Substitute: CHM X046C

Foundation (4 credits)

AST2002 Discovering Astronomy (3 Credits)

AST2002L Discovering Astronomy Lab (1 Credit)

Core Requirements (16 credits)


EDF3151 Educational Psychology (3 Credits)

EDF3945 Field Laboratory I (2-4 Credits)

EDF3946 Field Laboratory II (2-4 Credits)

EDF4444 Assessment of Learn/Behavior (3 Credits)

EDG3323 The Learning Process (3 Credits)

EDG4410 Classroom Managment Commun (3 Credits)

Major Requirements (28 credits)

PHY3101 Modern Physics (3 Credits)

PHY3101L Modern Physics Lab (1 Credit)

PHY3424C Optics with Laboratory (4 Credits)

PHY4523 Thermodyn and Statistical Mech (4 Credits)

RED3333 Content Area Reading (3 Credits)

SCE4330 Special Meth:Secondary Science (3 Credits)

TSL4324 TESOL for Content Area Teacher (3 Credits)

Electives (7 credits)

SELECT two courses from the following

to reach a minimum of 7 credits:

  • AST3217 Astrophysics I (4 credits)
  • PHY3722C Electronics for Scientists (4 credits)
  • PHY4802L Advanced Physics Laboratory (2 credits)
  • PHZ4404 Solid State Physics (3 credits)

Internships (12 credits)

EDE4943 Practicum II: Student Intern (9 Credits)

48 Upper Level Hours (48 credits)

To graduate with a Bachelor's degree from the College of Education and Human Services, you must earn a minimum of 48 upper level credits out of a minimum 120 degree applicable required credit hours.

48HOURS 48 upper level hours