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.
(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.