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  Sep 26, 2017
 
 
    
Catalogue 2017-2018

Physics Correlate Sequence


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Correlate Sequence in Physics:


Students majoring in other programs may elect a correlate sequence in physics.

The requirements for this correlate sequence consist of 4 units of physics above the introductory level (PHYS 113 /PHYS 114  or equivalent), one of which must be from PHYS 320 , 341 , or 375  or for students selecting the Physics Correlate with Teaching Emphasis described below, PHYS 399 . No courses elected NRO can be counted towards the correlate sequence. All physics correlate sequences must be approved by the correlate advisor.

Physics Correlate with Teaching Emphasis:


Students interested in the Physics courses needed for teaching high school physics after Vassar may complete the following coursework above the introductory level (PHYS 113 /PHYS 114  or equivalent).  PHYS 200 , PHYS 210 , PHYS 298  - Lab Apprenticeship (1/2 unit), PHYS 298  - Lab Development (1/2 unit), and PHYS 399 - Senior Independent Work  on physics education and curriculum development.  

Recommended courses in Physics/Astronomy are ASTR 220 , PHYS 240 , and PHYS 202 /PHYS 203 . Students interested in certification for Physics teaching should consult with the Education Department.  Additional recommended courses in Education are EDUC 235  and EDUC 392 . Consult Cindy Schwarz.

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