Physics and General Science Secondary Education Major Leading to 7-12 Education

Physics and General Science Secondary Education Major Leading to 7-12 Education ​​

​Students studying physics at Grove City College may also prepare for careers in teaching and education by majoring in physics and general science secondary education leading to 7-12 certification. Students complete courses unique to the physics major while fulfilling the required liberal arts and education core.

In addition to the 97 credit hours of major coursework, students participate in real-life teaching situations during field experiences and student teaching. Students should refer to the College Bulletin​ for major status sheets and information regarding state-specific certification requirements that are additional to the curriculum.​

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B.S. in Physics

The Bachelor of Science degree in physics prepares students for professional programs, graduate study and immediate employment.

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Related Resources

Recommended resources by the Department of Physics faculty at Grove City College.

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Physics Major Leading to 7-12 Certification

Students majoring in physics leading to 7-12 certification in physics secondary education take 116 credit hours of major coursework and are exposed to real-life teaching situations during field experiences​.​

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Minor in Astronomy

​The minor includes coursework in stars, galaxies, cosmology, astrophysics and observational astronomy.

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Current Students

​Each year, talented students from around the world bring their intellect, work ethic and enthusiasm to Grove City College and make the most of all the Department of Physics and the campus have to offer.

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Physics and General Science Secondary Education Major

​Students majoring in physics leading to 7-12 certification in physics/general science secondary education take courses specific to the education major, along with a core of liberal arts courses​.​

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