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CERTIFICATION IN PHYSICS/MATH FOR HIGH SCHOOL

Students who are seeking certification in mathematics and physics are required to have credit with a grade of at least C- in the content courses listed below. These are in addition to the UTeach courses in the professional development sequence. Required courses may have prerequisites. See the Course Schedule for details.

Students in any of the Science or Mathematics Teaching Options should see the teaching degree plans.

MATH MAJORS:

In addition to an undergraduate degree in Mathematics, the following courses are required:

In Mathematics 

  • M 315C (Foundations, Functions, and Regression Models)
  • M 333L (Structure of Modern Geometry)
  • M 375D (Discovery, Introduction to Advanced Mathematics)

In Physics

  • PHY 301/101L, PHY 316/116L, and PHY 315/115L
  • Modern Physics -- PHY 355 or PHY 353L
  • SCI 365 (Physics by Inquiry), Fall only
  • 2 of the following
    • PHY 329 (Intro Comp PHY)
    • PHY 336K (Classical Dynamics)
    • PHY 338K (Electronic Techniques)
    • PHY 333 (Modern Optics)
    • PHY 352K (Classical Electrodynamics)
    • PHY 373 (Quantum Mechanics)

PHYSICS MAJORS:

In addition to an undergraduate degree in Physics, the following courses are required:

  • M 315C (Foundations, Functions, and Regression Models)
  • M 333L (Structure of Modern Geometry)
  • M 375D (Discovery, Introduction to Advanced Mathematics)

SCI 365 (Physics by Inquiry) is strong recommended. Offered in the fall semester only.