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ARCHIVED 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Science Education (Concentration in Physics), BSEd

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Total number of hours for the program: 120. These hours include the Liberal Studies program, the Professional Education Sequence, the Concentration in Physics, and general electives.

(Nine credits that count for the major may also fulfill requirements in Liberal Studies)

Admission to the Science Education Program

Students seeking admission to the Science Education Program must declare their major and meet the requirements for admission to the Teacher Education Program .

Admission to the Professional Education Sequence

Students in Professional Education must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program and are subject to all of the teacher education requirements. EDCI 201 and SPED 240 are the only courses in the professional education sequence that may be taken prior to admission to teacher education.

Continuation in the Science Education Program

To continue in the program, students must meet the continuation requirements of the Teacher Education Program .

Liberal Studies Hours (42 hours)

Liberal Studies Program Requirements  

Professional Education Sequence (23 hours)

The professional education sequence for secondary science education majors includes the follow 23 hours:

Capstone (2 hours)

Additional Requirements

To satisfy general university degree requirements, students must take at least 30 hours at the junior-senior level at WCU.

Visit the department’s website at: https://www.wcu.edu/learn/departments-schools-colleges/ceap/stl/secspeced/undergraduate-secondary-education.aspx to view the eight-semester curriculum guide.

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