Completion of the chemistry courses as well as the professional education sequence lead to certification as a secondary teacher of chemistry. A minor in physics education is recommended. Advising for this major is provided by the School of Education.
Students with a major or minor in secondary chemistry education must maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or greater overall, in the major, and/or minor(s) with no grade below a "B-" in the professional education sequence and no grade below a "C" in the major and/or minor(s).
For department information or additional degree requirements, go to the Chemistry department page.
For related information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/education-training-and-library/high-school-teachers.htm
Students who minor in Physics Education and take PH 220 and CH 221 can complete the minor with an additional 10 credit hours of physics.
MA 111 is a prerequisite for many courses.
This major does not require a minor.
Bulletin Year: 2023 - 2024 Undergraduate Bulletin