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Physics Science Education Major

Major Overview

61-63 credits + education course work

Why Physics Science Education?
Licensure requirements are subject to change; therefore, students considering teaching in this area should be in continuous contact with the chair of this program and the school of education for a list of required courses.

It is highly recommended that physics science education majors take advantage of Saint Mary's Master of Arts in Instruction program, through which students can complete a certification program with a master’s degree in five years. Please consult with the department chair for more information.

Career Options
Elementary, Middle and High School Teachers

High School Preparation
Biology; Calculus; Chemistry; Computer Science; Physics; Writing

Sample Schedule (Paradigm) and Course Descriptions

For more information contact:
Physics Chair Education Chair
Paul J. Nienaber, SJ, Ph.D.
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
700 Terrace Heights #32
Winona, MN 55987-1399
800-635-5987, Ext. 1532

Scott Sorvaag, Ed.D.
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
700 Terrace Heights #23
Winona, MN 55987-1399
(800) 635-5987, Ext. 6612