physics teaching degrees are the BS in
Physics Teaching and the BS in Composite
Teaching-Physical Science. The two
degrees require a relatively small
number of physics courses in conjunction
with the requirements and evaluations
provided by the Secondary Teacher
Education Program (STEP). A summary of
the STEP assessment plan can be found here.
The principal goal of our program
relative to these degrees is to give
students a foundation in physics
adequate to prepare them to teach
To be able to teach
physics at an introductory level to
To satisfy Utah
educational standards for a
secondary science teacher with a
Each student in either
of the teaching degrees must have a
graded teaching experience.
This addresses Learning Objective 1.
Each student must take
the Praxis examination in the
physics certification areas.
This addresses Learning Objectives 1
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