Chemistry with Certification in Unified Science

Common Core: See Common Core requirements

 Required Course from General Education:

  • CH111 General Chemistry (3) and CH111L (1)
  • MA118 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I (5)—Any student whose ACT Math subscore is below 20 must pass MA101/MA102 before taking MA118.)

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

Humanities or Fine Arts:

  • When choosing a Humanities course, see page 56 for guidelines.
  • When choosing a Fine Arts course, see page 56 for guidelines.

 9 hours (BA)

 6 hours (BS)

Social Sciences (CJ, CT, EC, HI, PY, PS, or SO): See page 57 for guidelines.

3 hours (BA)

 6 hours (BS)

Science: BI101 General Biology (3) and BI101L (1)

3-4 hours

BA Foreign Language (a single language)

BS Analytical Skills: See page 57 for guidelines.

  • Must include ED122 Education Technology (2) AND MA209 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II (5).

6-8 hours

Major—Unified Science Core Requirements (53 Hours)

BI102      General Biology (3) and BI102L (1)

CH114     General Chemistry with Qualitative Analysis (3) and CH114L (1)

CH221   Quantitative Analysis (3) and CH221L (1)

CH341   Organic Chemistry (3) and CH341L (1)

CH342   Organic Chemistry (3) and CH342L (1)

CH362   Inorganic Chemistry (3) and CH362L (1)

GL105   Exploring Geology (4)

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

PH206   Calculus Physics II (3) and PH205L (2)

SC103   Meteorology (3)

SC225   Science Seminar (1)

SC382   History & Philosophy of Science (3)

One (1) from the following:

CH354   Thermodynamics and Physical Chemistry (3) and CH354L (1)

CH355   Quantum Mechanics and Solid State Physics (3) and CH355L (1)


One (1) from the following:

BI301        Ecology (3) and BI301L (1)

CH/ES202 Environmental Chemistry (3) and CH/ES202L (1)



Professional Education Course Requirements (31-33 Hours)

ED101     Introduction to Teaching (2)

ED102     Practicum for ED101 (1)

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

ED370SC  The Teaching of Science in High School and Middle School (3)

ED453     General Methods Teaching (2)

ED454     Student Teaching Seminar/Methods (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     Practicum for PY342 (1)

Electives (To Complete Min. 140 Hours)