Physics Education 6-12 (B.Ed.) - Online

Physics Education 6-12 (B.Ed.) - Online

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2022 through summer 2023. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

After completion of the required program coursework (including student teaching) and the passing of licensure tests, the graduate of this program would be eligible for a VA state teaching license.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
COMS 101Speech Communication3
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
HIUS 221Survey of American History I3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 104Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning0-3
MATH Elective3
Critical Thinking
ENGL 201American Literature I3
RLGN 104Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 24
Civic & Global Engagement
CSTU 101Western Culture3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
PSYC 210Developmental Psychology3
Natural Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts
BIBL 104Survey of Old and New Testament4
THEO 104Introduction to Theology Survey 24
Total Hours39-42
1

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skills requirements

2

Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirement of RLGN 104 Christian Life and Biblical Worldview (4 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirement of THEO 104 Introduction to Theology Survey (4 c.h.) waived

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
ENGL 102Composition and Literature 13
MATH 131Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 14
PHYS 231University Physics I 14
Total Hours11
1

Course may fulfill select general education requirements

Major Core 1
Education Courses
EDSC 419Teaching Science Content Methods for the Middle and Secondary School3
EDUC 201Introduction to Education and Classroom Technology3
EDUC 221Content Area Reading and Differentiated Teaching and Learning3
EDUC 235Content Instructional Design3
EDUC 350Behavior and Individual Differences3
EDUC 360Foundations of Education3
EDUC 425Content Measurement and Evaluation3
EDUC 435Content Curriculum Fundamentals3
Practicum and Gate Courses
EDGT 175School of Education Gate 1 – UG Initial Licensure - Distance0
EDGT 275School of Education Gate 2 – UG Initial Licensure - Distance0
EDGT 375School of Education Gate 3 – UG Initial Licensure - Distance0
EDUC 188Practicum in Education I: Distance 20
EDUC 388Practicum in Education III: Distance 20
EDSC 488Science Lab Practicum in Schools 2,30
Secondary Courses
BIOL 101Principles of Biology3
CHEM 108Chemistry for Health Science Professionals4
MATH 132Calculus and Analytic Geometry II4
MATH 410Matrix and Linear Algebra3
PHYS 232University Physics II4
PHYS 305Introduction to Modern Physics3
PHYS 310Numerical Methods Physics3
PHYS 321Mechanics3
PHYS 331Electricity and Magnetism3
PHYS 432Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics3
PHYS 440Wave Optics4
Student Teaching
EDST 475The Reflective Educator: Resource Seminar3
EDST 480Student Teaching: Distance 29
or EDST 481 Supervised Student Teaching: Local
Total Hours73
1

Relevant 300-400 level PHYS courses require successful completion of MATH 430 Multivariable Calculus (3 c.h.).

2

Liberty University School of Education Background check is required for all practicums and student teaching.

3

EDSC 488 Science Lab Practicum in Schools (0 c.h.) is a required practicum course that requires a background check; candidates should not plan to take this course in summer sessions.

Free Electives
Choose 0-8 credit hours of Free Elective0-8
Total Hours0-8

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Note: All practicum courses should be completed before student teaching, and candidate should not plan to take those courses in summer terms.

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total Hours
  • 3.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 25% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
Oval 1AudioBackArrowCloseShapeFill 1ArrowShapeArrowMenuMagnifying GlassShapeVideoWordmark WTC simple light Created with Sketch.