Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Major in Chemistry (Teacher Certification in Physical Science, Grades 6-12)

Minimum required: 131 semester credit hours

Admission Requirement

  1. All students pursuing teacher certification must apply and be accepted to the Office of Educator Preparation.

General Requirements

  1. A minimum of 9 writing intensive hours and a total of 36 advanced hours are required to graduate.
  2. If two years of the same foreign language were taken in high school, then no additional language hours will be required for the degree. In the absence of such high school language, two semesters of the same modern language must be taken at the college level.
  3. CHEM 4299 must be taken twice for credit and is required for certification of the degree as approved by the American Chemical Society.
  4. Minors in Secondary Education and in Physics are required for this degree program.

Course Requirements 

First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHoursSummerHours
CHEM 11411CHEM 11421Summer I: 
CHEM 13413CHEM 13423CHEM 21411
MATH 24714MATH 24724CHEM 23413
US 11001PHYS 14304Summer II: 
ENG 13103ENG 13203CHEM 21421
PHIL 1305 or 13203 CHEM 23423
 15 15 8
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHoursSummerHours
CHEM 33303CHEM 33403Summer I: 
CHEM 34104CHEM 32452HIST 13103
PHYS 24254PHYS 24354POSI 23103
Select one of the following:3Social and Behavioral Sciences13Summer II: 
 COMM 13103HIST 13203
  POSI 23203
 14 15 12
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHoursSummerHours
CHEM 33413CHEM 43413Summer I: 
CHEM 43313CHEM 42412English Literature13
CHEM 42312CI 33253CHEM 43753
CI 43323PHYS 34114 
PHYS 33123PHYS 4320 or 43213 
 14 15 6
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours 
CHEM 42952EDST 46816 
CI 43703  
CI 43433  
RDG 33233  
 11 6
Total Hours: 131

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