Jun 21, 2018  
College Catalog 2013-2014 
College Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physics Secondary Education (B.S.)

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Student Learning Outcomes for Secondary Education:

Students will be able to:

  • Apply basic and advanced principles of mathematics and science.

  • Design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.

  • Develop and apply instructional methodologies appropriate to the grade and developmental level of students.

  • Create, organize, and maintain an effective classroom environment conducive to learning and development.

  • Identify, formulate, and solve physics problems.

  • Use their knowledge and skills to maintain professionalism in their daily work.

  • Plan and design appropriate instructional and assessment activities.

  • Understand the impact of physics in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.

  • Recognize the need for, and engage in life-long learning and professional growth.

  • Design and implement successful interventions responsive to the needs of children with special needs. 

  • Use the techniques, skills, and modern physics tools necessary for the practice of physics.

A Secondary Education major in Physics is offered in conjunction with the Education Department and leads to Pennsylvania teacher certification at the secondary level.

Physics Education majors may substitute PHY 200  for one of their Natural and Physical Science Core courses. Engineering and Physics students must earn a C- or better in ALL prerequisite Engineering and Physics courses to continue in the major.

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