Science Broad Field Physical Science Certification Plan

Bachelor of Science Degree. Broad Field Science-Physical Science Certification.

Visit the Broad Field Science Department to learn more about this program.

  Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Freshman
Year

CHEM 121 (S) General Chemistry I~ 5 
MATH 166 (M) Calculus I - 4 
PHYS 161/166 (SL) General Physics I and Lab - 5 
Gen Ed (CW) ENGL 100 - 3 
Total semester credits - 17

CHEM 122 General Chemistry II - 5
MATH 167 Calculus II - 4
PHYS 162/167 General Physics II and Lab - 5 
Gen Ed (CS) COMS 101 - 3 
Gen Ed (HW) PED 108 - 1
Total semester credits - 18

Sophomore
Year

CHEM 231/236 Organic Chem and Lab - 4
MATH 266 or PHYS 361 Calc III or Math for Physics - 3 
PHYS 311 Electronics - 4 
TED 120 Intro to Ed and Tech - 3 
Gen Ed (CA) ENGL 200 - 3
Total semester credits - 18

Gen Ed (HF) Humanities - 3 
PHYS 264 Modern Physics - 4 
ESM/GEOG 300 Env Sci - 3 
TED 212 Ed Psych - 5 
Gen Ed (SB) Social/Behavioral Sci - 3
Total semester credits - 18

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Junior
Year

CHEM 250 Analytical Chem and Lab - 4 
Physics elective - 3 
Gen Ed (EC, HF) PHIL 201 - 3 
Gen Ed (SB, MD) HIST 333 - 3 
Liberal Arts diversity - 3 
Gen Ed (HW) 2 sports - 1
Total semester credits - 17

CHEM 250 Analyt. Chem and Lab - 4 
SPED 330 Exceptional Child - 3 
TED 252 Multicultural - 3 
TED 414 Transescent - 4 
Liberal Arts global - 3
Total semester credits - 17

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Summer Session

PHYS 331 Curriculum Physics - 3

Senior
Year

TED 420 School and Society - 3 
TED 422 Content Literacy - 3 
TED 423 Write, Speak, Listen - 3 
TED 434 Science Techniques - 3 
Chemistry elective - 3 
ENGL 105 or 106 Literature - 3
Total semester credits - 18

TED 473 Student Teach - Middle - 6 
TED 474 Student Teach - Sec - 6 
OR
TED 474 Student Teach - Sec - 12 
Total semester credits - 12

Summary of Degree Requirements

General Education34 cr. 
Liberal Arts - 6 cr. 
Major - 63 cr. 
General Electives - 8 cr. 
Credits to Degree - 136 cr.

Science classes double count for major and S and SL Gen Ed requirements

Updated January 2010

This academic plan is an example of how students might choose to fulfill program requirements within a period of four years. After consulting with their advisors, students may make other course choices which would meet the program requirements and be more suitable for them.