Physical Science (7-12) with Teacher Certification

The physical science major is available only for students seeking teacher certification in physical science with a specialization in high school (7-12). All students must complete the Liberal Arts Core in addition to the below listed coursework.

Pre-Education Requirements: 
EDUC 2320 Learning and Development
EDUC 2330 Foundations of American Education Thought

Courses Taken After Admission to Teacher Certification Program:
Course No. Course Name
EDBI 4304 Methods for Teaching ESL 3
EDRE 4330 Teaching Content Area Reading Skills 3
EDSP 4302 Survey of Exceptional Children 3
EDSP 4311 Diagnostic & Prescriptive Teaching for Exceptional Children 3
EDUC 4320 Teaching Methodology for Secondary Teachers 3
EDUC 4100 TExES State Certification Exam Preparation Seminar 1
EDUC 4306 Educational Applications of Technology 3
EDUC 4311 Curriculum & Instruction in the Secondary School 3
EDUC 4320 Teaching Methodology for Secondary Teachers 3
EDUC 4400 Clinical Teaching Seminar 4
EDUC 4894 Clinical Teaching in the High School Grades (with appropriate placement) 8
Physical Science (7-12):
CHEM 1411 Chemistry of Our World 4
CHEM 2415 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 2416 General Chemistry II 4
CHEM 2423 Quantitative Analysis 4
CHEM 3313 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHEM 3131 Organic Chemistry Lab I 1
CHEM 4191 Senior Research Project 1
PHYS 2413 General Physics I LACC*
PHYS 2423 General Physics II 4
PHYS 4221 Undergraduate Research Experience in Physics I 2
A minimum of 5 additional upper level hours in CHEM and/or PHYS 5

*LACC indicates courses that have been taken in the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.