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B.S. Degree in Chemistry Education

If you ask chemists what motivated them to become scientists they will almost always tell you it was because of their high school chemistry teacher. The Chemistry Education Bachelors of Science degree prepares students to be certified high school chemistry teachers who motivate and inspire their students to have a love and a deep understanding of chemistry.

Course Requirements

Course of Study

Chemistry courses (26 credit hours)
CHEM 1104 General Chemistry I
CHEM 1141 General Chemistry Laboratory I
CHEM 1204 General Chemistry II
CHEM 1241 General Chemistry Laboratory II
CHEM 2303 Quantitative Analysis
CHEM 2342 Quantitative Analysis Lab
CHEM 3103 Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 3141 Organic Chemistry I Lab
CHEM 3203 Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 3241 Organic Chemistry II Lab
CHEM 3303 Inorganic Chemistry

Additional science coursework (9 credit hours)
PHYS 1503 General Physics I
PHYS 1541 General Physics I Lab
PHYS 1603 General Physics II
PHYS 1641 General Physics II Lab
SCI 1041 Integrated Science Lab

Education classes (30 credit hours)
EDUC 2001 Introduction to Teaching
EDUC 3103 Human Development
EDUC 3113 Psychology and Assessment of Learning
EDUC 3213 Students with Exceptionalities
EDUC 4413 Technology in the Classroom
EDUC 4433 Methods of Teaching Science
EDUC 4512 Classroom Management
EDUC 4664 Student Teaching Seminar
EDUC 4739 Student Teaching Secondary


If you score above a 22 on the ACT/1100 SAT with a 3.0 GPA, you qualify for: 

Academic scholarships from $1,700–$8,000 per year

Departmental scholarships from $3,000–$11,000 per year

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