Jul 24, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Bulletin

FYG - Physics, Secondary Education

Physics - Secondary Education Concentration, BS

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

General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

PHY 1170  & PHY 1180  or PHY 1123  & PHY 1124  fulfill Science Inquiry. MAT 1110  fulfills the Quantitative Literacy requirement.

PSY 3010  will count toward the Liberal Studies Experience general education requirements.

Professional Education Requirements (24 Hours)

A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) must be earned in all Professional Education Courses by Teacher Education majors.


To be admitted to the Teacher Education, students must have a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA, completed 45 semester hours, completed criminal background check and successfully completed testing requirements for Reading, Writing and Math areas of the PRAXIS I CORE (or exempt based on SAT or ACT scores). See Admission to Teacher Education . Minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA required for admission to Teacher Education, Student Teaching and graduation.

Refer to the Initial Licensure Teacher Education Student Handbook for complete details related to Teacher Education admission, GPA, edTPA, Student Teaching and testing requirements.

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 (1 Hour)

Taken to total 120 hours for the degree

Total Required (120 Hours)

Total hours required for graduation