Upper Level Physics Elective (34 units)

PHYS 312  Modern Physics II (3 units 
PHYS 335  Basic Electronics (4 units) 
PHYS 337  Digital Electronics (4 units) 
PHYS 342  Intermediate Physics Laboratory II (3 units) 
PHYS 352  Thermodynamics and Kinetic Theory (3 units) 
PHYS 361  Optics Fundamentals (4 units) 
PHYS 455  Introductory Quantum Mechanics (3 units) 
PHYS 457  Solid State Physics (3 units) 
PHYS 459  Electricity and Magnetism I (4 units) 
PHYS 495  Research Problems in Physics (3 units) 
ASTR 161  General Astronomy I (4 units) 
BIOL 201  Biology I (4 units) 
CHEM 131 and CHEM 131L  General Chemistry I (3 units) and General Chemistry I Laboratory (1 unit) 
MATH 273  Calculus I (4 units) [satisfies core curriculum 3] 
MATH 274  Calculus II (4 units) 
SCIE 380  Teaching Science in the Secondary School (3 units) 
SEMS 110  Introduction to STEM Teaching I: Inquiry Approaches to Teaching (1 unit) 
SEMS 120  Introduction to STEM Teaching II: InquiryBased Lesson Design (1 unit) 
SEMS 230  Knowing and Learning (3 units) 
SEMS 240  Classroom Interactions (3 units) 
SEMS 250  Perspectives on Science and Math (3 units) [satisfies core curriculum 5] 
SEMS 360  Research Methods (3 units) [satisfies core curriculum 9] 
SEMS 370  ProjectBased Instruction (3 units) 
SEMS 498  Internship in Mathematics and Science Secondary Education (3 units) 
SCIE 393  Student Teaching in Secondary Education – Science (12 units) 
SCIE 430  Seminar in Student Teaching – Science (1 unit) 
SCED 460  Using Reading & Writing in the Secondary Schools (4 units) 
SCED 461  Teaching Reading in the Secondary Content Areas (3 units) 
TSEM 102  Towson Seminar (3 units) [satisfies core curriculum 1] 
ENGL 102  Writing for a Liberal Education (3 units) [satisfies core curriculum 2] 
Courses to satisfy core curriculum Categories: 4, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 [21 units] 
Program approval by the Maryland State Department of Education is expected by October 2013.
• Core Curriculum Requirements Checklist (PDF) 