Physics Major Leading to 7-12 Certification in Secondary Physics Education

Physics Major Leading to 7-12 Certification in Secondary Physics Education ​​

​Grove City College provides a solid foundation to students wishing to educate the young men and women of tomorrow. Students majoring in physics leading to 7-12 certification in physics secondary education take courses specific to the education major, along with a core of liberal arts courses.

Specifically, majors 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 and student teaching and extra-curricular engagement with the Department’s events and honoraries.

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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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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Current Students

Each year, talented students from around the country bring their intellect, work ethic and enthusiasm to Grove City College and make the most of all the Department of Education and the campus have to offer.
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Chemistry and General Science Secondary Education Major

​In addition to completing 111 credit hours of major coursework, students are exposed to real-life teaching situations during field experiences and student teaching.​​

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After Graduation

Many education majors become certified and licensed teachers in Pennsylvania and other states, while many others take positions in unique teaching situations, missions work and other fields.

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French Major Leading to K-12 Certification in French

Students majoring in French leading to K-12 certification in French take 73 credit hours of major coursework and are exposed to real-life teaching situations during field experiences and student teaching.

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Mathematics Major Leading to 7-12 Certification

​Majors in mathematics leading to 7-12 certification in mathematics take 88 credit hours of major coursework and are exposed to real-life teaching situations during field experiences and student teaching, as well as extra-curricular engagement with the department’s events and honoraries.​

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