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2015-2016 University Catalog

    Academic Majors/Minors

Teaching Chemistry

About This Program All Chemistry Courses Recommended Course Sequence

Teaching Chemistry Major Pattern
21 1/2 course units, including:
CHEM 1055 Principles of Chemistry I
CHEM 1065 Principles of Chemistry II
CHEM 2155 Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 2165 Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 3115 Quantitative Analytical Chemistry
PHYS 2115 University Physics I
PHYS 2125 University Physics II
CHEM 4002 Supervised Laboratory Teaching in Chemistry

1 additional 3000-level chemistry course

Allied course:
MATH 1304 Calculus I

To become certified to teach chemistry,  students must complete the following: 
Teaching Chemistry Major
Education Minor for Secondary Certification
Completion of Education Minor for Secondary Certification (8-12) for Teaching Chemistry requires:
EDU 1004 Observing the Learner
EDU 2014 Schooling in American Culture
EDU 2094 Standards-Based Instruction
EDU 2164 Designing Constructivist-Based Learning Climates
EDU 3054 Instructional Strategies and Content Area Literacy for Learners in Middle and Secondary Schools
EDU 3244 Practicum in Learning Experiences
EDU 4114 Supervised Teaching in High School
EDU 4514 Senior Seminar
OR Senior Seminar in the student's discipline
Students must also take the following allied course:
PSY 1004 General Psychology
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