BA Physics with Texas Teaching Certification

Bachelor of Arts with Texas Certification Requirements


Students wishing to complete a B.A. in Physics with certification to teach in the state of Texas should complete the following curriculum in consultation with your physics advisor and a co-advisor in the Department of Education.  Contact Chair Janette Boazman (jboazman@udallas.edu) for assignment of an education co-advisor.  Information on teacher certification at UD can be found on the Education Department's teacher certification page.  


 Year 1 

  Year 1: Fall Semester     Physics 2311/2111  4
Mathematics 1404 4
English 1301  3
Language 2311        3
Philosophy 1301 3
Year 1: Spring Semester   Physics 2312/2112   4
Mathematics 1411 4
English 1302 3
Language 2312    3
Education 3305 3


 Year 2

    Year 2: Fall Semester     Physics 3320/3120  4
Physics 3363 3
Mathematics 2412  4
Theology 1310       3
Philosophy 1301 3

 Year 2: Spring Semester  

(Rome) 

English 2311 3
History 2301 3
Philosophy 2323 3
Theology 2311       3
Art 2311 3

 Year 3

    Year 3: Fall Semester        Physics 4423  4
Physics 4153 1
Chemistry 1303/1103 4
Mathematics 3324        3
Education 3335 3
 Year 3: Spring  Semester       Physics 4424   4
Economics  3
Chemistry 1304/1104    4
Philosophy    3
Education 3327  3


 Year 4

    Year 4: Fall Semester Physics 4327  4
Physics 3326 1
History 2302 4
Politics 1311        3
Education 5352 3
Education 3147 1
   
                   Year 4: Spring Semester                    Physics 3341/3141     4   
Biology 1301 3
Education 5323                     3
Education 4346  3
Education 3111,3112                        2

Education 5351 3


 Post Baccalaureate: To complete Texas Teaching Certification

EDU 4848       Clinical Teaching
EDU 4148       Clinical Teaching Seminar

If students are interested in the 4+1 Master of Arts in Teaching, please see the Department of Education's webpage.

If student places out of any of the above courses, it is highly recommended that they take PHY2302/2102 (Astronomy).

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Transfer Students (Re)discover Home at UD

Once friends at John Paul II High School in Plano, Texas, Stephanie Lobo, BA '18, and Rebecca Luna, BA '19, can both remember the moments they set their horizons on transferring to the University of Dallas. Although their paths diverged for a few years following high school, their friendship is now reunited, and both are grateful to call UD home.

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