Chemistry, B.S. ( Certifiable for secondary teaching)

This program is designed for those students seeking state certification for teaching chemistry at the secondary level, and includes a student-teaching component in the senior year at an area school.

Chemistry Major (31-32 credits)

Chemistry Core (25 credits)

CHEM 161General Chemistry

3

CHEM 162General Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 200Foundations of Analytical Chemistry

3

CHEM 201Foundations of Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 210Foundations of Organic Chemistry

3

CHEM 211Foundations of Organic Chemistry Laboratory

1

CHEM 212Organic Synthesis

3

CHEM 213Organic Synthesis Laboratory

1

CHEM 260Foundations of Inorganic Chemistry

3

CHEM 316Spectrometric Identification of Organic Compounds

3

CHEM 238Introduction to Research

1 TO 6

CHEM 332Chemical Literature

1

CHEM 432Chemistry Seminar

1

Directed Electives (3 credits) from courses below

CHEM 321Physical Chemistry of Thermodynamics & Kinetics

3

CHEM 322Physical Chemistry of Quantum & Statistical Mechanics

3

CHEM 320Biophysical Chemistry

3

Directed Electives (3 to 4 credits) from course below

CHEM 354Foundations of Biochemistry

3

CHEM 402Instrumental Methods in Analytical Chemistry

4

CHEM 406Environmental Chemistry

3

CHEM 485Topics in Chemistry

3

Math and Science Related Requirements (22 credits)

BIO 121General Biology I

4

or

BMS 102Introduction to Biomolecular Science

3

and

BMS 103Introduction to Biomolecular Science Laboratory

1

 

GSCI 121The Dynamic Earth

3

PHYS 121General Physics I

4

or

PHYS 125University Physics I

4

PHYS 122General Physics II

4

or

PHYS 126University Physics II

4

SCI 420History and Nature of Science

3

MATH 152Calculus I

4

Additional Courses (9 credits)

PSY 236Life-Span Development

3

HIST 161American History to 1877

3

or

HIST 162American History from 1877 to Present

3

EDf 215  Education in a Multicultural Society  3 credits

These courses may be used to fulfill general education requirements.

Professional Education (27 credits)

SPED 315Introduction to Educating Learners with Exceptionalities

3

EDTE 316Principles of Learning in Diverse Settings (Secondary)

4

EDSC 425Multicultural, Interdisciplinary Teaching at the Secondary Level

3

EDSC 435Secondary Education Student Teaching

9

RDG 440Literacy in the Secondary School

3

SCI 417Teaching of Science in the Secondary School

4

SCI 419Student Teaching Seminar

1

Total Credit Hours: 120

For students contemplating graduate