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2023-2024 University Catalog
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major: Science Education

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAE) Concentration: Physics (6-12) 2023-2024

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Prerequisites (33 credits)

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
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

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 Management 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)
RED4333 Content Area Reading (3 Credits)
SCE4330 Special Meth: Secondary Science (3 Credits)
TSL4324 TESOL for Content Area Teacher (3 Credits)

Electives (7 credits)

SELECT 2 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 Student Teaching Internship (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.