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B.A. Physics


The B.A. degree in physics with
teaching certification is recommended for a career in secondary teaching.


To help physics graduates evaluate their academic progress and to aid the department in evaluating teaching effectiveness, each senior is required to:


  • Take the ETS Major Field Test in physics
  • Take the physics portion of the GRE if planning to apply to a graduate program in physics. A score above the 35th percentile is necessary for recommendation for graduate study.
  • Take PHYS 480 and do original research
    as a prerequisite.


Taken from Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013


The B.A. degree in physics requires 30 hours of required physics courses, plus General Education requirements and electives.


Physics B.A. Sample Course Schedule



Physics B.A. Teaching Certification Leading to Licensure 7-12 Sample Course Schedule