University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Jun 28, 2022  
University General Course Catalog 2021-2022

NevadaTeach Secondary Education and Physics, B.S./B.S. in Ed.


The Bachelor of Science with majors in Nevada Teach Secondary Education and Physics provides students with a solid background in physics and includes all of the coursework required to apply for certification to teach physics at the secondary level in the State of Nevada. Students who successfully complete the program are prepared to pursue graduate studies in physics, secondary school teaching, or an immediate career in science or technology.

Contact Information


Students should contact the College of Education and Human Development
Student Advising Center, WRB 2005
(775) 784-4298
http://www.unr.edu/education/academic-programs/degrees-and-programs/secondary-education

225 Leifson Physics
(775) 784-6692

College of Science Academic Advisors: https://www.unr.edu/science/student-resources/advising

Transfer to the University of Nevada, Reno


Use the transfer agreement  and the degree planner (available by clicking Print degree planner icon at the top right of this page) to build your plan for graduation with your advisor. Course substitutions not identified on the transfer agreement require UNR advisor approval. For lower division coursework not available at your current institution, please review the Reverse Transfer agreement  or the Co-Admission program for options.

If a major-to-major transfer agreement is not available for your transfer institution, please check the General Core agreement  if available. If neither is available, access Transferology to assist in your planning. 

Admission Requirements


Students must be eligible to enroll in MATH 181  and ENG 101  to be admitted to NevadaTeach Physics.

Graduation Requirements


  • Total Units | 120
  • Cumulative GPA | 2.0
  • University GPA | 2.0
  • Major GPA | 2.0
  • Residency Requirement | 30 Upper-Division Units at UNR
  • Major Residency Requirement | 15 Upper-Division Units in the major at UNR
  • Upper-Division Requirement | 40 Upper-Division Units
  • Half Program Units/4 Year Institution | 60 Units

I. Core General Education Requirements (27-30 units)


NOTE: Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter of this catalog for information regarding  the “Core English and Math Completion Policy  .”

Students in this major must meet all Core Objectives (CO1 through CO14). Courses satisfying Core Objectives are designated (e.g., CO9) in General Catalog curricula and course descriptions.

A. Composition & Communication; Critical Analysis & Use of Information (3-6 units) - CO1, CO3


B. Quantitative Reasoning (4 units) - CO2


D. Cultures, Societies, & Individuals (3 units) - CO6


Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter for a list of approved CO6 courses .

E. Artistic Composition, Interpretation, & Expression (3 units) - CO7


Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter for a list of approved CO7 courses .

F. History & Culture; Constitution (6 units) - CO5, CO8


II. Additional Core Requirements (0 units maximum)


Students must take courses that satisfy the following Core Objectives. Some or all of these Core Objectives may be satisfied in the Major Requirements (Section IV). Refer to the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

A. Science, Technology & Society - CO9


B. Diversity & Equity - CO10


C. Global Context - CO11


D. Ethics - CO12


E. Capstone Integration & Synthesis - CO13


F. Application - CO14


III. Additional College Requirements (0 units)


IV. Major Requirements (91 units)


V. Minor Requirements (0 units)


VI. Electives (0-2 units)


VII. Recommended Schedule


A. First Year


B. Second Year


C. Third Year


D. Fourth Year