The physics secondary education concentration is for those interested in teaching high school physics or pursuing a graduate program in physics education. In this concentration, students will have added experience in pedagogy and physics pedagogical content knowledge. Students must also complete a double major in Secondary Education and student teach along with passing the Physics MTEL®.
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) provides a list of subject matter knowledge that is required for license. The list is available at www.doe.mass.edu/lawsregs/603cmr7.html.
A minimum of 120 earned credit hours is required for graduation. These earned hours include the Core Curriculum Requirements as specified in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog and at the Core Curriculum website, www.bridgew.edu/corecurriculum. For additional graduation requirements, see the Undergraduate Academic Policies and Procedures section of this catalog.