May 28, 2023  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physics, Adolescence Education: Physics and General Science, B.A.

Students whose objective is to become secondary school physics teachers qualify for New York State initial certification by completing the Bachelor of Arts degree program in the department and the courses required in the Teacher Education program (see School of Education program description). Certification in adolescence education is not available with the Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics.

Outline/Advising Guide

First Year

Fall (17 Credit Hours)

Spring (17 Credit Hours)

Second Year

Third Year

Spring (14 Credit Hours)

Fourth Year

Spring (15 Credit Hours)

  • Physics 300-level Elective Credit(s): 3
  • Physics 300-level Elective Credit(s): 3
  • Physics 300-level Elective Credit(s): 3
  • S/ Credit(s): 3
  • F/ Credit(s): 3

Total Credits: 124


(1) Lab Science I and II must be taken in the same discipline
*Honors in Physics. Senior majors having completed PHYS 372  may be invited by the department to take PHYS 393: Honors in Physics. (These students are exempt from the PHYS 341  requirement.) Students completing PHYS 393 satisfactorily will graduate with Honors in physics..

Note: Where no prerequisites apply, some variation in the order or semester in which courses are taken is possible. Students should consult their academic advisors for additional information.