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Physical Science (Phy S)


Undergraduate Courses


    100-Level Courses

    PHY S 100 : Physical Science. (3:3:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    OFFERED: Honors also.
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
    DESCRIPTION: Conceptual lectures and demonstrations of the most significant and universal laws and models describing the physical world by faculty from the Physics and Astronomy, Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Geology departments.
    NOTE: Satisfies GE Physical Science requirement.

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    200-Level Courses

    PHY S 276 : Exploration of Teaching. (4:4:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    PHY S 276 : Exploration of Teaching. (4:4:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    PREREQUISITE: FBI fingerprint and background clearance.
    DESCRIPTION: Field-based initial teaching experience directed at helping prospective teachers experience demands and opportunities associated with teaching secondary students.

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    300-Level Courses

    PHY S 377 : Teaching Methods and Instruction. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    PHY S 377 : Teaching Methods and Instruction. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: PHY S 276
    DESCRIPTION: Developing meaningful and engaging instruction for secondary students; developing critical thinking, problem solving, literacy, and democratic character; assessing learner performance.

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    PHY S 378 : Practicum in Secondary Education. (1:0:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    PHY S 378 : Practicum in Secondary Education. (1:0:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: Concurrent enrollment in Phy S 377.
    DESCRIPTION: Implementing meaningful and engaging instruction for secondary students; developing critical thinking, problem solving, literacy, and democratic character; assessing learner performance.

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