Jun 22, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physics - Secondary Education Concentration, BS

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Program Code: 270*/270C
CIP Code: 40.0801

General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

PHY 1150  & PHY 1151  or PHY 1103  & PHY 1104  fulfill Science Inquiry. MAT 1110  fulfills the Quantitative Literacy requirement.

Professional Education Requirements (21 Hours)

Not including 3 semester hours already counted in Gen Ed, above.

A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) is required in each professional education course. CI 2300  & FDN 2400  are required prior to admission to Teacher Education.

*Admission to Teacher Education required.

Minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA required to graduate


  • Reading
  • English


To be admitted to the Teacher Education Program students must have a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA and take and satisfy testing requirements for Reading, Writing and Math areas of the PRAXIS (PPST or CBT). The PRAXIS II Area Exams are required for student teaching.

Major Requirements (51 Hours)

not including 12 hours counted in Gen Ed, above

2.0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in the major department, plus any other courses under Major Requirements. Minimum of 18 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill major requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian.

Minor (optional)

Electives (4 Hours)

Taken to total 120 hours for the degree

Total Required (120 Hours)

Total hours required for graduation

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