Physics and General Science Secondary Education Major Leading to 7-12 Education

Physics and General Science Secondary Education Major Leading to 7-12 Education ​​

​Students studying physics at Grove City College may also prepare for careers in teaching and education by majoring in physics and general science secondary education leading to 7-12 certification. Students complete courses unique to the physics major while fulfilling the required liberal arts and education core.

In addition to the 97 credit hours of major coursework, students participate in real-life teaching situations during field experiences and student teaching. Students should refer to the College Bulletin​ for major status sheets and information regarding state-specific certification requirements that are additional to the curriculum.​

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities

​ Our department has active research programs in optics, nanotechnology, biophysics, astronomy and physics education.

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B.S. in Physics

The Bachelor of Science degree in physics prepares students for professional programs, graduate study and immediate employment.

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Minor in Physics

​Students gain a foundational knowledge of the process of scientific investigation, including modern computational and laboratory methods.

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Facilities and Equipment

​Physics faculty and students at Grove City College use cutting-edge equipment inside and outside of the classroom and lab to conduct research and publish their findings in leading science journals.

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Physics and General Science Secondary Education Major

​Students majoring in physics leading to 7-12 certification in physics/general science secondary education take courses specific to the education major, along with a core of liberal arts courses​.​

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After Graduation

​Upon graduation, students are prepared for graduate work in physics, teaching at the secondary level, medical, dental, business or law school, technical sales and more.

 
 
 
 
 

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