Saint Anselm College offers a program of study in physics that meets the requirements of the State of New Hampshire Department of Education for teacher certification (grades 7-12). Students in this program double-major in Physics and Secondary Education. In addition they are exempt from taking PS 452 Research in Physics and from writing a thesis. In addition, ED 442 Methods of Teaching Secondary Content: Science is taken as one of the technical electives. Additional technical electives are chosen in consultation with the College's Department of Education, the Physics Department's Education liaison, and the student's advisors (one in Physics and one in Education). For details on requirements for the Secondary Education major, please see the catalog entry under Education.