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Physics BA -Teaching of Science Physics and Chemistry/Physics Adolescent Education EdM - Curricular Plan

(HEGIS: 19.02 PHYSICS-GEN-NO BIOPHYSCS, CIP: 40.0801 Physics, General)

Department of Physics

239 Fronczak Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1500

Dr. John Cerne
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Learning And Instruction

Office of Educator Preparation
375 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-4610

Louise Lalli
Academic Advisor

Curricular Plan

A Curricular Plan provides a roadmap for completing this academic program and the UB Curriculum on time. Your actual plan may vary depending on point of entry to the university, course placement and/or waivers based on standardized test scores, earned alternative credit and/or college transfer credit.

All students are encouraged to use this plan in conjunction with other academic planning resources such as your academic advisor, the HUB Academic Advisement Report, My Planner and Path Finder tool.

In addition to following this course roadmap, all other admission and academic requirements of this major as listed in the Undergraduate Catalog must be met in order to successfully complete this degree.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
UB Seminar UBS 3
CHE 101LR General Chemistry M/SLI2 4
CHE 113LAB General Chemistry Lab M/SLI2 1
MTH 141LR College Calculus 1 M/MQR 4
PHY 107LR General Physics 1 M/SLI1 4
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
MTH 142LR College Calculus 2 M 4
PHY 108LR General Physics 2 M 4
PHY 158LAB General Physics Lab 2 M 1
CHE 102LR General Chemistry M 4
CHE 114LAB General Chemistry Lab M 1
ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric CL1 4
Total Credits: 18

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
MTH 241LR College Calculus 3 M 4
MTH 306LR Intro Diff Equations M 4
PHY 208LEC General Physics 4 M 3
Pathway ((Recommend UB Area Civ/His or SS)) P 3
Pathway ((Recommend UB Area Languages)) P 3
Total Credits: 17
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
PHY 207LR General Physics 3 M 4
PHY 257LAB General Physics 3 Lab M 1
Pathway ((Recommend UB Area Humanities)) P 3
Pathway ((Recommend UB Area Arts)) P 3
Diversity in the United States DIV 3
CHE 314LEC Analytical Chemistry M 3
Total Credits: 17

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
CHE 203LEC Organic Chem LEC and CHE 205 Organic Chem Lab M 5
LAI 350LEC Introduction to Education M 4
PHY 401LEC Quantum Mechanics I ((PHY Elective Upper Division)) M 3
Communication Literacy II ((Recommend LAI 301)) CL2 3
Pathway P 3
Total Credits: 18
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
PHY 307LAB Modern Physics Lab M 2
CHE 204LEC Organic Chem Lec and CHE 206 Organic Chem Lab M 5
CEP 400LEC Educational Psychology ((Dual-listed with CEP 501)) M 3
Pathway P 3
LAI 474SEM Tchng Exceptional Learner ((Dual-listed with LAI 574)) M 3
Total Credits: 16

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
ELP 405LEC Sociology of Education ((Dual-listed with ELP 548)) M 3
UB Capstone CAP 1
LAI 619LEC Teaching Science Grades 5-12 M 3
500 Level PHY or Graduate Science Pedagogy M 3
LAI 698LEC Teachg in Secondary Sch M 3
CHE Elective - 300/400 level M 3
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
LAI 414LEC Adolesnt Wrtng Across Cur ((Dual-listed with LAI 514)) M 3
LAI 603LEC Devel Curr Emerg Adolsc 1 M 3
500 level PHY or Graduate Science Pedagogy M 3
500 level PHY or Graduate Science Pedagogy M 3
LAI 552LEC Mid Chld/Adoles Ltrcy Mtd M 3
Total Credits: 15

Fifth Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
LAI 531LEC Sci Curr: Current Apprchs M 3
LAI 668TUT Supervised Teaching I M 3
LAI 667TUT Field Experience M 3
LAI 534LEC Meas & Eval of STEM Instr M 3
Total Credits: 12
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
LAI 674TUT Seminar in Teaching M 3
LAI 595TUT Supervised Teaching II M 3
LAI 533SEM Science Instruction Topic M 3
LAI 700TUT Indiv Guidnc Capstn Event M 6
Total Credits: 15
Total Credits Required for Degree:
160
Curricular Category Key
Category Description
M Course required for major (including pre-requisites needed for admission to major)
E Elective (course not required for major or UB Curriculum)
UB Curriculum
CAP UB Capstone
CL1/CL2 Communication Literacy (2 required)
DIV Diversity in the United States
MQR Math and Quantitative Reasoning
P Pathway Course (6 required: 3 Global, 3 Thematic)
SLI1/SLI2 Scientific Literacy and Inquiry (2 required)
UBS UB Seminar
Note: Some classes may count toward both a major (M) and UB Curriculum (UBC) requirement. Courses that count toward more than one requirement are indicated by a "/" (slash) in the category column, indicating which categories the course will satisfy.
 
Published: Aug 02, 2021 11:30:26