Academic Program Model

Academic Program Model

Secondary Education-Physics (AS.SCED.PHY)

Science Education prepares the student to transfer to a senior institution with a major in science education in secondary education with an specialization in Physics.

This program follows Math Pathway #4. Math requirements for a specific major may vary from one institution to another. Please consult with an academic counselor or academic advisor to confirm the pathway that is applicable to your major and transfer institution.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
ENG-119
Composition I Pathway

ENG-119
Composition I Pathway

Students will study the writing process by reading essays illustrating a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays. Course is for students who have assessed into developmental English, receiving supplemental instruction for course completion.


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ENG-120
Composition I

ENG-120
Composition I

Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


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3.0
MAT-241
Analytical Geometry and Calculus I

MAT-241
Analytical Geometry and Calculus I

Differential and integral calculus of elementary functions of one variable, such as polynomial, rational, radical, trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions, will be covered. Applications include rates of change, optimization, curve sketching and area. A graphing calculator is required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendations.


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5.0
BIO-100
Bio Science I

BIO-100
Bio Science I

This course provides an introduction to the fundamental processes and structures common to all living things along with their applications to society.


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IAI Life Science

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IAI Life Science

No Description Available
4.0
PSY-274
Child Development

PSY-274
Child Development

Study of theories and research methods used to study development, from conception to adolescence. Topics include physical, sensory and perceptual, cognitive, language, emotional, social, and gender development, as well as family, peer, and institutional influences on development.

Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

15.0
Second Semester
ENG-121
Composition II

ENG-121
Composition II

Students will learn how to find, use, assess and document research sources, producing an extended writing project based primarily on library research.


Course Outline

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3.0
MAT-242
Analytical Geometry and Calculus II

MAT-242
Analytical Geometry and Calculus II

A continuation of Calculus I with emphasis on different methods of integration and applications, L` Hôpitals Rule, Sequences, series, Power series, Taylor series and Maclaurin series. A graphing calculator is required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendations.


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4.0
EDU-100
Introduction to Education

EDU-100
Introduction to Education

An overview of the American education system. Social, historical and philosophical foundations give perspective to an examination of current issues, policies and trends in the field of education, including cultural diversity. A 30 hours practical lab is required for this course.

Course Outline

3.0
PHY-140
University Physics I

PHY-140
University Physics I

This is a study of Newtonian Mechanics. The course is for physics majors and minors, engineering students and the mathematically oriented student. This is the first of a three-course sequence.


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4.0
HIS-153
History/Culture of Third World

HIS-153
History/Culture of Third World

The course will introduce the student to history and culture in the third world from ancient civilizations to the modern era. This course will focus upon broad themes in history and culture and will examine those themes in each major historical era.

Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

17.0
SECOND YEAR
First Semester
Hours
COM-111
Intro to Speech Communication

COM-111
Intro to Speech Communication

Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.


Course Outline

3.0
MAT-243
Analytical Geometry and Calculus III

MAT-243
Analytical Geometry and Calculus III

A continuation of analytic geometry and Calculus II. The focus is on solid analytic geometry, vectors, partial derivatives, line, volume and surface integrals in various coordinate systems, and vector fields. A graphing calculator is required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendations.


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4.0
EDU-200
Educational Psychology

EDU-200
Educational Psychology

The application of psychology principles to education. Special emphasis on understanding growth and development, the learning process, motivation, intelligence, evaluation, measurement, creativity and the impact of culture on learning styles.

Course Outline

3.0
EDU-210
Diversity in Schools and Societies

EDU-210
Diversity in Schools and Societies

This course is a study of how schooling is shaped by and ought to respond to the social contexts in which it occurs, particularly in multicultural and global contexts.

Course Outline

3.0
PHY-141
University Physics II

PHY-141
University Physics II

This course is a study of heat, electricity, and magnetism for students in physics, engineering, chemistry and mathematics.


Course Outline

4.0

Semester Totals

17.0
Second Semester
EDU-190
Introduction/Special Education

EDU-190
Introduction/Special Education

This course is designed to introduce the student to the study of exceptional children, including a survey of the child's developmental traits and examination of appropriate intervention techniques.

Course Outline

3.0
PHY-142
University Physics III

PHY-142
University Physics III

This course is a study of wave motion, sound, light, and modern physics for students in physics, engineering, chemistry and mathematics.


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4.0
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IAI Fine Arts

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IAI Fine Arts

No Description Available
3.0
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Transfer Elective

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Transfer Elective

No Description Available
2.0
POS-160
American National Government

POS-160
American National Government

The fundamental principles of the American Government are summarized. Such topics as federalism, civil liberties, citizenship, parties and elections, the Presidency, Congress, Judiciary, and national policies and politics are discussed within the framework of the American Constitutional system.

Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

15.0

Total Program Hours

64.0