Additionally, to earn Secondary Science Licensure students must select at least 21 hours from three physical science areas. A minimum of two courses from each discipline, including PHY 260, is required.
For information on the Teacher Education Program admissions criteria and the courses required for licensure in North Carolina, see the –Watson School of Education section of this catalogue. Students planning to pursue licensure should apply to the Watson School of Education as soon as admissions requirements are met (typically in the sophomore year) and plan their programs in regular consultation with their advisors. Teacher licensure requirements are established at the state level and may be changed by the state at any time.