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

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