Aug 15, 2020  
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Chemistry, Teacher Certification Track, BS


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Chemistry Major Requirements


The Chemistry major is designed to give students a broad background in science and mathematics with a solid core in chemistry. It prepares them for graduate and professional schools as well as for careers in industry and government at the local, state, and federal levels.

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* CHEM 101  should be taken as a Natural Science GER.

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Other courses in Biology may be substituted for BIOL 103  and BIOL 106  with the permission of the department chairperson.

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Chemistry majors must also successfully pass a comprehensive exit exam during the Spring of the senior year and complete a senior thesis.

Major in Chemistry(Teacher Certification Track)


The Chemistry major (Teacher Certification) prepares students for teaching in the secondary school and offers a relevant series of courses in chemistry and related sciences to students who are interested in exploring educational career possibilities in chemistry. Science requirements for this major are the same as those for the liberal arts Chemistry major. In addition, students must take sufficient professional education courses for certification. (see program of study: Chemistry Major(Teacher Certification k).

Level I (Freshman)


Total Semester Credits: 16


Total Semester Credits: 17


Level II (Sophomore)


Total Semester Credits: 16


Spring Semester


Total Semester Credits: 19


Level III (Junior)


Fall Semester


Total Semester Credits: 15


Spring Semester


Total Semester Credits: 15


Level IV (Senior)


Fall Semester


Total Semester Credits: 15


Spring Semester


Total Semester Credits: 17


Total Credits: 130


*General Education Requirement

**University Graduation Requirement

Major Course

Or any 2 part 200 level History

or any ENGL 200 level or above

BIOL 101  or BIOL 107  or CHEM 101  or PHSC 101  or PHSC 103  

PHIL 103  or PHIL 102  

† or IDIS 103  or any Foreign Language or ART 105  or MUSC 201  or DANC 226  or THEA 211  

‡ or any 3 credit Health course, or SPCH 202  or SPCH 204  or GEOG 102  

General Elective - any University course

Program Elective - any non-required course within the discipline

NOTE: Please consult a program advisor to discuss course options.

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