BA in Chemistry: Teaching Chemistry

The major in Teaching Chemistry is a joint program with the School of Education (SED) designed to prepare students to become chemistry teachers in public and private high schools. The curriculum encompasses all the basic fields of chemistry, and also provides the necessary coursework in secondary education as well as the student teaching experience for certification in teaching.

All students should refer to the Departmental Regulations section of the Chemistry Department page for important stipulations.

Requirements

Unless noted otherwise, all required courses are 4 credit hours.

Required Chemistry Courses

  • CAS CH 111, 112 (or CH 109, 110, or CH 101, 102, 201)
  • CAS CH 211, 212 (or CH 203, 214, or CH 203, 204, 220)
  • CAS CH 232
  • CAS CH 351
  • CAS CH 352
  • CAS CH 421
  • Two of the following courses: CAS CH 301, 303, 354

Required Related CAS Courses

  • CAS MA 123, 124 (127 or 129 fulfills 123, 124 requirement)
  • CAS MA 225 (or 230)
  • CAS PY 211, 212 (or 241, 242, or 251, 252)

Required School of Education (SED) Courses

  • SED CT 575
  • SE DS 502 (2 cr)
  • SED ED 100/101
  • SED ED 410, 412
  • SED SC 509 or 510
  • SED SC 571, 572
  • SED SE 251