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

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

Grove City College provides a solid foundation to students wishing to educate the young men and women of tomorrow. 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.

Specifically, majors in physics leading to 7-12 certification in physics/general science secondary education take 97 credit hours of major coursework and are exposed to real-life teaching situations during field experiences and student teaching and extra-curricular engagement with the Department’s events and honoraries.

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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Middle Level Education

​Middle level education students enjoy rigorous coursework preparation, as well as student teaching and field experiences. Students can major in one of four concentrations​.​

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The Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science prepares students for health-related professions, graduate studies, doctoral research and professional training.

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Secondary Education

Secondary education students complete a major in a chosen field of study, as well as the core teaching curriculum required by the Department of Education at Grove City College. 

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A minor in exercise science provides students with a foundational understanding of exercise science, including the requirements for professional certification, graduate school requirements and career options for both fitness and clinical fields.

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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 Physical Education and the campus have to offer.

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