Physics 9-12

Content (Core) Courses

Requirements for MN licensure in Physics 9-12. A BA degree in any subject area is required to apply for this license. (This is NOT a major.)

  • PHYS 191 Foundations of Physics I (4) (fall only)
  • PHYS 200 Foundations of Physics II (4) (spring only)
  • PHYS 211 Foundations of Physics III (4) (fall only)
  • PHYS 320 Modern Physics (4) (spring only)
  • PHYS 332 Intermediate Physics Laboratory (1) (2 semesters)
  • MATH 119 Calculus I (4)
  • MATH 120 Calculus II (4)
  • MATH 239 Linear Algebra (4)
  • MATH 337 Differential Equations (4) (spring only)

The following additional courses are required for a PHYS major:

  • PHYS 339
  • PHYS 341
  • PHYS 343
  • PHYS 344
  • PHYS 346
  • PHYS 372
  • PHYS 373
  • PHYS 370 (2 semesters)
  • 6 additional upper-division PHYS credits
  • MATH 305
  • MATH 341

Foundational Education (Minor) Courses

  • EDUC 109 Chemical Use and Abuse (1)
  • EDUC 111 Introduction to Teaching and Learning in a Diverse World (4)
  • EDUC 203 Human Growth and Development (4)
  • EDUC 213 Clinical Experience: 5-12/K-12 Diversity Immersion
  • EDUC 305 Human Exceptionalities (1)
  • EDUC 310 Educational Psychology (4)
  • EDUC 352 Teaching Reading in the Middle/Secondary Classroom (1-2)
  • EDUC 355 Science Pedagogy 9-12 (4)
  • EDUC 359 Issues in Education K-12 (1-2)
  • EDUC 362 Student Teaching 5-12 (16)
  • EDUC 390 Human Relations (4)
  • COMM 200 Public Speaking Basics (or equivalent)

Licensure Area State Tests

In addition to fulfilling the Basic Skills testing requirement at admission to the Department (see "Apply to the Program"), students seeking to be licensed as art educators must complete the following:

Pedagogy

Students must complete the secondary pedagogy exam.

Content

Students must complete the Physics content exam.

Updated 09/09/11