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USC Catalogue 2017-2018

Physical Sciences (BS)

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This program is intended for students with an interest in the physical sciences. The program is designed to allow students interested in teaching at the secondary level to enroll in courses required for the California Single Subject Teaching credential offered through the School of Education.

Required Upper-Division Courses

  • Astronomy elective* Units: 4
  • Chemistry elective* Units: 4
  • Earth Science elective* Units: 4
  • Physics elective* Units: 4
  • Three additional electives from these fields* Units: 12


*Upper-division courses must be applicable to majors in their respective departments.

**CHEM 105aL CHEM 105bL  may be substituted for the sequence CHEM 115aL , CHEM 115bL .

Total units: 64

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