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University of California, San Diego
Physics, General/Secondary Education B.A.

This program is intended for students preparing for a career as a physics teacher in secondary schools. It covers the essential topics in physics and provides a broadly based education in the natural sciences. The program includes three courses in general chemistry plus a lab, one course in organic chemistry plus a lab, and a course in earth science as required by the Single Subject Credential Program of the state of California. It also includes three courses in Practicum in Learning offered by the Teacher Education Program. This degree is particularly suitable for students pursuing a Single Subject (Physics) credential for high schools. If you are interested in earning a California teaching credential from UCSD, contact the Teacher Education Program (TEP) for information about the prerequisite and professional preparation requirements. It is recommended that you contact TEP as early as possible in your academic career.

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