BA or BS, Chemistry Major with Certification - Min. 124 Hours

Common Core:  See common core requirements.

Required Course from General Education: CH111 General Chemistry (3) and CH111L (1) and MA118 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I (5)

Tier Two: Additional General Education Requirements (21-24 Hours)

Humanities or Fine Arts:

  •  9 hours (BA)
  •  6 hours (BS)

Social Sciences (CJ, CT, EC, HI, PY, PS, or SO):  see guidelines.

  • 3 hours (BA)
  •  6 hours (BS)

Science: Must include CH114 General Chemistry with Qualitative Analysis (3) and CH114L (1)

3-4 hours

BA  Foreign Language (a single language)


BS  Analytical Skills:  see guidelines.

  • Must include ED122 Education Technology (2)  and MA209 Calculus and Analytical Geometry II (5)

6-8 hours


Chemistry Major Requirements (40-42 Hours)

CH221   Quantitative Analysis (3) and CH221L (1)

CH341    Organic Chemistry I (3) and CH341L (1)

CH342    Organic Chemistry II (3) and CH342L (1)

CH354   Thermodynamics and Physical Chemistry (3) and CH354L (1) or CH355 Quantum Mechanics and Solid State Physics (3) and CH355L (1)




Additional Hours in Science Including:

PH205   Calculus Physics I (3) and PH205L (2)

PH206   Calculus Physics II (3) and PH206L (2)

BI101     General Biology (3) and BI101L (1)

BI102     General Biology (3) and BI102L (1)

SC103    Meteorology (3) or 100-level Geology (4)

BI301     Ecology (3) and BI301L (1) or BI311 Conservation Biology and Natural Resource Management (3)


Professional Education Requirements (31-33 Hours)

ED101    Introduction to Teaching (2)

ED102    Introduction to Teaching Practicum (1)

ED122    Education Technology (2) if not taken in Tier Two Above

ED370SC    The Teaching of Science in High School (3)

ED453    General Methods Teaching (2)

ED454    Student Teaching Seminar (2)         


ED462    Supervised Student Teaching (Capstone) (10)

ED471    Teaching Reading in the Secondary School (2)

PY210    Educational Psychology (3)

PY223    Developmental Psychology (3)

PY342    Psychology of the Exceptional Child (2)

PY343    Psychology of the Exceptional Child Practicum (1)

Electives (To Complete Min. 124 Hours)