Academic Program Proposal

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Loyola University Maryland
Proposal
Bachelor of SciencePhysics3/28/2018Recommended4/4/2018
Physics Program Description
This distinct degree will complement its existing B.S. in Physics and provide students with a major that explicitly accommodates potential students’ career path, or academic interest in another area. <br> <br>Students will complete the same Physics core as those who complete the B.S. However, following the completion of the institution’s Loyola Core (general education) requirements, ten courses remain available to individuals to pursue alternative electives and interdisciplinary studies, or indeed to potentially double major. This flexibility permits students to complete the required pre-medical school courses and/or to take business courses with the intent of pursuing an MBA. <br> <br>Teaching is another possible track for the B.A. recipient. To complete the coursework required to become certified to teach on the secondary level, there are two options: complete the additional courses that fulfill a minor in secondary education; or enroll in Loyola&#39;s five-year combined B.A.-M.A.T. program where the participant receives a Master of Arts in Teaching and a certification to teach physics at the secondary level. <br>