M.A. in Science Education (Secondary Physics) Courses

WGU Nevada offers degrees, not classes. Progress through your degree program is determined by demonstrating your competence on carefully designed assessments and completion of a professional portfolio, capstone, or both.

As a student in this program, you will complete the courses listed below in order to graduate. These courses are required. Each course contains a study guide and recommended learning resources for you to use. Your assigned mentor will help guide you through the process.

For ease of understanding, WGU Nevada has assigned competency units to each of its courses as indicated below. A competency unit is equivalent to a semester credit hour of learning. WGU Nevada terms are six months in length. During a typical term, students will be expected to complete at least 8 to 9 competency units. Grades are assigned on a Pass/Not Pass basis; a "Pass" at WGU Nevada is equivalent to a letter grade of "B" or better.

Speak to an Enrollment Counselor for more information about these courses.

CourseCompetency Units
Concepts in Science1
Integrated Physical Sciences2
Precalculus and Calculus2
Conceptual Physics3
Physics: Mechanics2
Chemistry with Lab3
Physics: Waves and Optics2
Physics: Electricity and Magnetism2
Science, Technology, and Society2
Space, Time and Motion3
Physics: Content Knowledge1
Science Methods—Secondary Physics3
MA, Science Education Teacher Performance Assessment6

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