• Physics 9-12 Licensure Requirements


    State Licensing Tests

    Basic Skills
    Pedagogy
    Physics Content Knowledge

    Education Courses

    GED 7801 Intro to MAT, 0cr
    GED 7815 Schools and Society, 4cr
    GED 7825 Educational Psychology, 4cr
    GED 7862 Education and Cultural Diversity, 4cr
    GED 7867 Theory to Practice, 4cr
    GED 7871 Teaching Literacy in the Middle and Secondary School/5-12, 4cr
    GED 7872 Exceptionality, 2cr
    GED 7879 Teaching Math and Science in the Middle and Secondary School Part I, 4cr
    GED 7874 Teaching Science in the Middle and Secondary School Part II, 4cr
    GED 7888 English Learners in the Mainstream, 2cr 
    GED 7895 Secondary Student Teaching/9-12, 6cr
    GED 0050 Student Teaching Seminar, 2cr

    Physics Courses

    PHYS 1150/1230 General Physics I, 4cr
    PHYS 1160/1240 General Physics II, 4cr
    PHYS 3540 Modern Physics (Physics IV) 4cr

    One 5000 Level Course* (Choose from below):
    PHYS 5930 Theoretical Mechanics, 4cr
    PHYS 5940 Advanced Electromagnetic Field Theory, 4cr
    PHYS 5950 Advanced Quantum Mechanics, 4cr
    PHYS 5955 Advanced Topics in Physics, 4cr

    MATH 3720 Introduction to Applied Mathematics is a prerequisite for each of the 5000+ level classes.

    Course with Research Component

    NOTE: Hamline courses that fulfill research component: PHYS 5920 or PHYS 5960

    Related Courses

    MATH 1170 Calculus I, 4cr
    MATH 1180 Calculus II, 4cr
    MATH 3320 Multivariable and Vector Calculus, 4cr

    Two options for completing your MAT degree 

    Once you've completed student teaching and seminar, choose the option that best fits your needs for degree completion.

    PLAN A – FLEXIBLE PACING, PICK THE SCHEDULE THAT’S RIGHT FOR YOU.

    Features: 12 credits, 3 four-credit courses, capstone project completed within one-year 
    GED 8025A & B: Public Policy: Design and Action  (2+2 credits, taken in same term) 
    GED 8023: Capstone Practicum (4 credits) 
    GED 8495:  Capstone (4 credits)  

    PLAN B – COHORT MODEL, ONE-YEAR COMPLETION

    Features: 12 credits, 3 four-credit courses, 3 consecutive terms 
    You choose from four content cohorts, starting in spring or fall: 
    Culture & Diversity Cohort :  Spring, Summer, Fall semesters (on hold pending curriculum review) 
    Literacy Cohort:   Spring, Summer, Fall semesters 
    English as a Second Language Cohort:  Fall, Spring, Summer semesters 
    Science & Inquiry Cohort:  Fall, Spring, Summer semesters