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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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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Related Resources

Recommended resources by the Department of Physics faculty at Grove City College.

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Summer Research Projects

Take an in-depth look at recent Grove City College student and faculty scholarly work in the Hopeman School of Science, Engineering and Mathematics.​

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Current Students

​Each year, talented students from around the world bring their intellect, work ethic and enthusiasm to Grove City College and make the most of all the Department of Physics and the campus have to offer.

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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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Minor in Astronomy

​The minor includes coursework in stars, galaxies, cosmology, astrophysics and observational astronomy.

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