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Physics Education Certification

Chemistry, Math & Physics Dept. Education Department Physics education students combine a major in Physics with professional education certification coursework from the education department. The education courses cover issues such as: technology, methods, assessments, exceptionalities in the classroom and more.

Why choose Physics education at Geneva College?

  • Geneva’s program is accredited by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and all 50 states offer some form of reciprocity for certification to Geneva graduates.
  • Geneva's Test for Teacher Certification (Praxis II-Secondary Content Areas) pass rate is 99 percent, one of the highest college pass rates in the state.
  • We have an introductory physics lab featuring computer-based data acquisition and analysis using LabView, 9-foot airtracks, oscilloscopes, and laser-based optics experiments. 
  • Tutoring and extensive field experience in local classrooms.    

Some classes you may take:

  • Electromagnetic Fields and Waves
  • Electronic Devices and Circuits
  • Education Psychology
  • Exceptionality in the Secondary Classroom

 

Point of Excellence

Washington Monthly ranks Geneva among the nation’s top ten “Best-Bang-for-the-Buck” baccalaureate colleges for providing students the highest chance of graduating with an affordable degree that has marketplace value.

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Upcoming Events
Apr23
Chapel
Geneva chaplain Rutledge Etheridge
Metheny Fieldhouse 10:10 a.m.

Apr23
The Geneva Reading Series

McCartney Library 7:00 p.m.

March 21, 2014
Geneva Chemistry Society accepting soil test samples
100 lawn or garden soil samples submitted by Apr. 2 will be accepted for analysis.
March 3, 2014
Geneva supports STEM education through MATHCOUNTS
Eighty sixth, seventh and eighth graders came to campus to compete in the national mathematics competition.
November 20, 2013
November issue of @Geneva
Read about the Geneva College Chemistry Club at the Carnegie Science Center's ChemFest.
October 9, 2013
STEM Day for prospective students
Those interested in science, technology, engineering or math programs are invited to a special visit event on Fri., Oct. 25.
June 21, 2013
June issue of @Geneva
Read about Geneva's new observatory, scheduled to open this fall.
May 30, 2013
Chemistry Club wows with science
Members performed some exiting experiments for the group’s annual “Big Kablooey.”