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) 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)

Updated 09/09/11