Physical Science

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The Physical Science Composite, Teacher Education Emphasis degree is designed to meet the needs of small rural high schools. The person who fills these positions will teach a variety of chemistry, physics, astronomy, and earth science classes. He or she will also be qualified to teach general science at the Middle School level.

POINTS of DISTINCTION

  • Meets the needs of rural high schools for science teachers.
  • Introduces students to a breadth of disciplines.
  • This degree is endorsed by the Utah State Office of Education as a teaching major.

POSSIBLE CAREERS

Middle or High School physical science teacher and public relations positions for a variety of state and federal agencies.

AVAILABLE RESOURCES

The Department of Physical Science maintains several chemistry, physics, and geology labs. Geology classes conduct frequent field trips. Computer labs are available in the Science Building and elsewhere on campus.

STUDENT INVOLVEMENT

  • Chemistry Club
  • Geology Club
  • Astronomical observatory
  • Cedar Mountain Science Center
  • GIS laboratory

CONTACT INFORMATION

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