Physical Science – Secondary Education
The physical science –secondary education major, which leads to the Bachelor of Science degree, is designed for students who want a broad background in both physics and chemistry and to understand the interrelationships between these disciplines. This major is designed primarily for students who plan to teach physics, chemistry and/or physical science in secondary schools.
Physical Science – Secondary Education Curriculum
The Physical Science – Secondary Education Curriculum comprises of courses that provide students a strong foundational knowledge in mathematics, chemistry and physics. The core curriculum is supplemented with upper-level physical science courses that help students develop problem solving, critical thinking, data analysis and communication skills. Students enroll in Teacher Education courses simultaneously to pursue the secondary-level teacher certification. Details about the Teacher Preparation Application can be found here.
Secondary Education Integrated Science Comprehensive Endorsement/ DI
Students pursuing the Physical Science – Secondary Education major can complete additional courses to obtain the Integrated Science Endorsement. More information can be found here.
This major is designed primarily for students who plan to teach physics, chemistry and/or physical science in secondary schools.
Kanchan Pavangadkar, Ph.D.
Assistant Director of Student Success
Academic Advisor: Biological Science – Secondary Education
108 Natural Science Building
East Lansing, MI 48824-1115
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