University Catalog

Chemistry and Physics

Chemistry Chairperson:  Latha Ramakrishnan
Physics Chairperson: Kevin Haglin
Address: 358 Robert H. Wick Science Building
Phone: 320.308.3031 (Chemistry)
Phone: 320.308.2011 (Physics)
Email: chemistry@stcloudstate.edu
Email: physics@stcloudstate.edu
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/chemphys

BS in Science - Physics/General Science Education, Grades 5-12 (66 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50
  • Completion of a minimum of 36 semester hours, with at least 12 in residence at SCSU and submission of scores on the MTLE.
  • C or better in ENGL 191, CMST 192.

Admission To Teacher Education


Admission Criteria: See here. Professional Education Sequence for Pre K-12 and 5-12 Licensure: ED 300; CEEP 262, CEEP 361; IM 422; HLTH 301; HURL 497; ENGL 460 or ED 460; SPED 203; ED 421 and ED 431(co-requisites); ED 466 or ED 467. Admission to Teacher Education and a passing score on the MTLE Basic skills tests is required for placement in student teaching.

Program Requirements

Science Core: ASTR 205, BIOL 151, BIOL 152, CHEM 210, CHEM 211, AHS 205, PHYS 234, PHYS 235, SCI 420, SCI 430, SCI 440. Physics Emphasis: ENGR 332, MATH 221, MATH 222, PHYS 328, PHYS 329, PSY 430 or PHYS 415



BS in Physics Education, Grades 9-12 (64 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50
  • Completion of a minimum of 36 semester hours, with at least 12 semester hours in residence at SCSU.
  • Grades of ā€œCā€ or better in ENGL 191 and CMST 192.

Admission To Teacher Education


Admission Criteria: See here. Professional Education Sequence for Pre K-12 and 5-12 Licensure: ED 300; CEEP 262, CEEP 361; IM 422; HLTH 301; HURL 497; ENGL 460 or ED 460; SPED 203; ED 421 and ED 431(co-requisites); ED 466 or ED 467. Admission to Teacher Education and a passing score on the MTLE Basic skills tests is required for placement in student teaching.

Program Requirements

CHEM 210, CHEM 211, MATH 221, MATH 222, ENGR 332, PHYS 234, PHYS 235, PHYS 328, PSY 329, PSY 430 or PHYS 415. SCI 420, SCI 430, SCI 440.

Electives

15 credits from the following: ASTR 311, ASTR 312, ASTR 323, ASTR 427, ENGR 334, ENGR 425, ENGR 447, PHYS 304, PHYS 333, PHYS 338, PHYS 346, PHYS 431, PHYS 435, PHYS 436, PHYS 440, PHYS 445

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