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   Phone: (813) 974-1804

Physics Education (EJSCEBSY)
Prerequisites

01. ___ 2.5 Overall GPA
02. ___ CLAST, Praxis I or General Knowledge Test (All sections of any ONE test must be passed prior to entrance into the College of Education)
03. ___ AA Degree from a Florida Public Institution or all USF's General Education Requirements Met
   USF's General Education Requirements are as follows (met with Florida Public AA Degree):
___ General Education: English (6 hours)
___ General Education: Math (6 hours)
___ General Education: Natural Sciences (6 hours) 
**Of the 9 hours required for the COE, courses must include an Earth Science, a Life Science, and a  Physical  Science
___ General Education: Social Sciences (6 hours)
**It is recommended that Pre-Ed students take PSY 2012 as one of the General Education Social Science courses.
___ General Education: Historical Perspectives (6 hours)
**It is recommended that Pre-Ed students take PHH 2000 AND either AMH 2010 or AMH 2020 for the Gen Ed Historical Perspective courses.
___ General Education: Fine Arts (3 hours)
___ General Education: ALAMEA (3 hours)
04. ___ 6 hours of Multicultural / International Focus (in addition to EDG 2701) 
Automatically met with Florida Public AA Degree.
05. ___ EDF 2005: Introduction to Education
06. ___ EDG 2701: Teaching Diverse Populations
07. ___ EME 2040: Introduction to Educational Technology
08. ___ 3 hours of Communication: Speech course: 
Cannot satisfy Third Social Science COE requirement. (SPC, COM or ORI prefix)
09. ___ Third Math:  Course must have a MGF, MTG, MAC, or STA prefix. A minimum of 9 semester hours in mathematics, excluding MAT 1033, and including college algebra or higher, and geometry. MGF 1106 satisfies the Geometry requirement.
10. ___ 6 hours of Humanities (must include a Fine Arts course AND a Philosophy course)
11. ___ Third Natural Science: Of the 9 hours required, courses must include 
Earth Science, Life Science, and Physical Science.
12. ___ Social Science: Of the 12 hours required, 6 hours are completed in General Education.
(Courses must include an American History course AND a General Psychology  course.)
13. ___ 6 hours of Science Electives AND One of the following combinations is required
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OR

a) BSC 2010, BSC 2010L: Biology I (Cellular Processes & Lab) AND
    BSC 2011, BSC 2011L: Biology II (Diversity & Lab)

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b) CHM 2045, CHM 2045L: General Chemistry I & Lab AND
    CHM 2046, CHM 2046L: General Chemistry II & Lab
* *  * AND One of the following combinations is required * * *
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OR
a) PHY 2048, PHY 2048L: General Physics I & Lab (w/Calculus) AND
    PHY 2049, PHY 2049L: General Physics II & Lab (w/Calculus)
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b) PHY 2053, PHY 2053L: General Physics I & Lab AND
    PHY 2054, PHY 2054L: General Physics II & Lab
Note: This information is subject to change.  
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Revised: 10/27/04