General Sciences:  Physics
Arkansas State University - Jonesboro
Degree:  Bachelor of Science in Education
Major:  General Sciences     Emphasis:  Physics
 2006-2007
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1   Year 1
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
MATH 2204 Calculus I 4 X   ENG 1013 Composition II 3 X
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 X   CS 2182 Structured Programming I 2  
PHYS 1913 First Year Experience for Chemistry & Physics 3     CS 2181 Laboratory for Structured Programming I 1  
PE 1002 Concepts of Fitness 2 X   PHYS 2044 University Physics II 4  
PHYS 2034 University Physics I (multimedia) 4 X   MATH 2214 Calculus II 4  
          PHIL 1503 or 1103 or SCOM 1203  Intro to Philosophy or Logic & Practical Reasoning or Oral Communications  3 X
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   17  
Year 2   Year 2
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ART or  MUS or THEA 2503 Fine Arts Visual or Musical or Theatre 3 X   HIST 1013 or 1023 World Civilization to 1660 or since 1660 3 X
MATH 3254 Calculus III 4     ENG 2003 or 2013 or PHIL 1503 Intro to Literature I or II or Intro to Philosophy (if not previously taken for critical thinking requirement) 3 X
CHEM 1013 Chemistry I 3     MATH 4403 Differential Equations 4  
CHEM 1011 Chemistry I Lab 1     CHEM 1023 Chemistry II 3  
PHYS 3153 Mechanics 3     CHEM 1021 Chemistry II Lab 1  
SCED 2514 Introduction to Secondary Teaching 3     GEOL 1003 or PHYS 1103 or GEOG 3723  Earth Science Requirements for Ed. Degree 3  
Total Hours   17     Total Hours   17  
Year 3   Year 3
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
HIST 2763 OR 2773 or POSC 2103  US to 1876 or since 1876 or Intro to US Government 3 X   HIST 2763 or 2773 or ECON 2313 or 2333 or POSC 2103 or 1003 or PSY 2013 or SOC 2213  US to 1876 or US since 1876 or Principles of Macroeconomics or Economic Issues and Concepts or Intro to US Government or Intro to Politics or  Intro to Sociology (select course not previously taken) 3 X
PHYS 3303 Modern Physics 3     PHYS 3203 Electromagnetic Theory 3  
POSC 2103 Introduction to Psychology 3 X   HLTH 2513 Principles of Personal Health 3  
SCED 3515 Performance Based Inst. Design 5     SE 3643 Exceptional Student in the Regular Classroom 3  
GEOL 1003 or PHYS 1103 or GEOG 3723  Earth Science Requirements for Ed. Degree 3     BIOL 1003 or 1013 or 1033 or 1043 or 1063  Biological Science or Biology of the Cell or Biology of Sex or Plants and People or People and the Environment 3 X
          BIOL 1001 or BIOL 1021 Biological Science Lab or Biology of the Cell Lab 1  
Total Hours   17     Total Hours   16  
Year 4   Year 4
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ART or MUS or THEA 2503 or LIT 2003 04 2013 or PHIL 1503 Fine Arts Visual or Musical or Theatre or Intro to Lit I or II or Intro to Philosophy (select course not previously taken) 3 X   TIPH 4826 Teaching Internship in the Secondary School 12  
EDSC 4593 Methods & Materials in the Secondary School 3            
SCED 4713 Educational Measurement with Computer App. 3            
PSY 3703 Educational Psychology 3            
GEOL 1003 or PHYS 1103 or GEOG 3723  Earth Science Requirements for Ed. Degree 3            
Enhancement Gen Ed course not previously taken or select from enhancement list 3 X          
Total Hours   18     Total Hours   12  
 
Total Jr/Sr Hours 45     Total Degree Hours 129  
                 
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
2.50 GPA in Major
2.50 GPA at ASU
2.50 GPA Overall
Maximum of 31 credit hours via correspondence/extension/examination//PLA/Military/CLEP (30 hrs) or similar means
45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
129 Total Credit Hours
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree

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