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Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, Secondary Education Certification

B.A. Plan C

 

Secondary Education Option

 

The B.A. degree in Chemistry emphasizes the liberal arts with specialization in chemistry and offers the opportunity to develop a broad background for students preparing for a variety of careers.  This B.A. degree option combines with education courses and prepares the student for a career in middle school and/or high school teaching.

 

Upon completion of this degree program the student will have acquired:

  1. competence in the basic content of organic, inorganic, physical, analytical chemistry and biochemistry;

  2. the ability to carry out experimental protocols, and analyze and interpret data;

  3. the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written presentations;

  4. proficiency in the use of appropriate computer applications and information technology as related to chemistry;

  5. adequate preparation to compete successfully in a professional school or a science-related career;

  6. an understanding of the impact of chemistry in a global/societal context.

 

 

click on chemistry course numbers for descriptions
   

Hours

Core Areas A,B,C,D,& E

(see pages 128-134 in undergraduate catalogue)

  • Core Area A must include MATH 1113*

  • Core Area D must include MATH 1634* and PHYS 1111 or 2211, PHYS 1112 or 2212 is recommended     (*2 hrs moved to Area F)

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Core Area F:  Courses specific to the major

CHEM 1211K

CHEM 1212K

CHEM 2411 and 2411L

MATH 2644

MATH credit from Area A and D

 

4

4

4

4

2

18

Concentration

Courses from the major:

 

CHEM 3422 and 3422L

CHEM 3310K

CHEM 3510 or 3521 or 3522

CHEM 4610

CHEM 4711

CHEM electives**

 

Courses from supporting disciplines:

 

SEED 2271

SEED 2706

CEPD 2102

Foreign Language 2001***

 

Professional Education Concentration****

 

CEPD 4101

SEED 4271

SEED 4242

SEED 4286

SEED 4289

 

Science Concentration Electives++

(from one area at 3000 level or above)

 

 

 

 

4

4

3

3

3

6

 

 

 

3

3

2

3

 

 

 

3

3

4

9

3

 

 

4

60
TOTAL   120
 

General Restrictions:  No D's are permitted in a major course or professional education.  A maximum of 3 hours of research is allowed in the degree program.  Students must complete 6 hours of WAC courses.

 

**Chemistry Electives:  CHEM 3130 and CHEM 3140 cannot be used here

 

***This degree requires students to complete 2001 (or equivalent) in a foreign language.

 

****PHYS 1111 and 1112 or PHYS 2211 and 2212 are required for this degree.  Students must pass a competency test in Media and Instructional Technology or take MEDT 2401.

 

++Must be science courses approved for an Arts and Science major in one concentration area.

 

 

 

 

Recommended Plan of Study for B.A. in Chemistry,

Secondary Education Certification Option

 

This semester-wise plan is designed to ensure that students take Chemistry courses and their pre-requisites and other required courses in a timely fashion to graduate in four years. 

 

FRESHMAN FALL

 

FRESHMAN SPRING

 

CHEM 1211K Principles of Chem I

4

CHEM 1212K - Principles of Chem II

4

MATH 1113 PreCalculus

4

MATH 1634 Calculus I

4

ENGL 1101 English Composition I

3

ENGL 1102 English Composition II

3

POLS 1101 American Government

3

COMM 1110 Public Speaking

3

XIDS 2001 What do you know about_?

1

CEPD 2102 Developmental Psychology

2

Total

15

Total

16

 

SOPHOMORE FALL

 

SOPHOMORE SPRING

 

CHEM 2411/2411L Organic Chem I

4

CHEM 2422/2422L Organic Chem II

4

MATH 2644 Calculus II

4

CHEM 2130 Chem Sophomore Seminar

1

PHYS 1111 or 2211 with lab

4

PHYS 1112 or 2212 with lab

4

HIST

3

SEED 2271 Intro to Secondary Education

3

 

 

Core

3

Total

15

Total

15

 

JUNIOR FALL

 

JUNIOR SPRING

 

CHEM 3310 Analytical Chemistry

4

CHEM Elective

3

CHEM 3510 Survey of Physical Chemistry

3

CHEM 4610 Inorganic Chemistry

3

SPED 2706 Special Education

3

CEPD 4101 Educational Psychology

3

HIST

3

Science Elective

4

FORL 1002

3

FORL 2001

3

Total

16

Total

16

 

SENIOR FALL

 

SENIOR SPRING

 

Core

3

SEED 4286 Internship

9

SEED 4271 Curriculum

3

SEED 4289 Internship Seminar

3

SEED 4242 Instruction

4

 

 

CHEM 4711 Biochemistry I

3

 

 

CHEM Elective

3

 

 

Total

16

 

12

 

Click on course number to link to the respective chemistry course description and prerequisites.