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Required Coursework: Physics Concentration

 

SINGLE SUBJECT TEACHING CREDENTIAL IN SCIENCE

PHYSICS CONCENTRATION

 
 

 

THE FOLLOWING BREADTH COURSES ARE REQUIRED:

Astronomy 100 Astronomy (3)

Biology 211&211L Evolution and Diversity (4)

Biology 212 & 212L Intro to Cell&Molecular Bio (4)

Biology 213 & 213L Intro to Ecology&Physio (4)

Chemistry 111A General Chemistry I (5)

Chemistry 111B General Chemistry II (5)

Geology 106 Earth Science for Teachers    (4)

ScEd 403 Seminar Integrated Sci (2) Fall only

ScEd 404 Nature of Science & Scientific Reasoning for Secondary Science Teachers  Spring only (3)

 

ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

Physics 100A General Physics (4)

Physics 151 Mechanics & Heat (4)

 

ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

Physics 100B General Physics (4)

Physics 152 Electricity & Magnetism (4)

 

ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

Math 119A Survey of Calculus (3)

Math 122 Calculus I (4)

 

TOTAL BREADTH COURSES:     42-43 Units

 

THE FOLLOWING PHYSICS SPECIALIZATION COURSES ARE REQUIRED

 

Physics 254 Applied Modern Physics (3)

Physics 255 Laboratory on Modern Physics (1)

Physics 310 Mechanics I (3)

Physics 340A Electricity & Magnetism I (3)

Physics 380 Electronics (4)

Physics 475 or 476 Modern Optics or Modern Optics with Lab   (3 or 4)

 

ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:  

Physics 320 Thermodynamics (3)

Physics 422 Statistical Physics (3)

 
 

TOTAL CONCENTRATION (DEPTH) COURSES:   20-21 Units

 
 
 

                                                       

All courses listed here

OR CSET

#118, 119, 123

 

 

* NOTE:  EDSS 300C is prerequisite to ALL OTHER Professional Education courses (EDSE and EDSS)

EDSS 300C Introduction to Teaching (Science) (3)

EDSE 435 U. S. Secondary Schools:  Intercultural Education (3)

EDSE 436 Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment & Classroom Management (3)

EDSE 457 Reading and Writing in Secondary Schools (3)

EDSS 450C Curriculum and Methods in Teaching Science (3)

H SC 411B Health Science for Secondary Teachers (3)

EdSP 355B Education of Exceptional Individuals (3)

EdP 301 or 302 or 305 Child/Adolescent Development/Educational Psychology (3)

 

STUDENT TEACHING: (EDSS 472 A, B, & C  --  15 units)

(EDSS 473 – 3 units)

Visit the Science Education Credential website for more information: scienceteaching.org

IMPORTANT NOTE: This subject matter program is subject to change. Please be in contact with the Single Subject Science Credential Advisor


 
last updated — Nov 17, 2016