Chemistry Education, B.S.

The degree in chemistry education prepares a student to teach chemistry in secondary education. Students that complete this degree receive endorsements to teach chemistry. Completion of this program is dependent upon being accepted into the Secondary Education program through the School of Education. There is a great demand for teachers in chemistry and employment opportunities are excellent. In obtaining this degree, students will learn how to: Use modern scientific instruments and interpret results Apply principles used in chemistry to solve everyday problems Think analytically Use problem solving skills Categorize information Apply learned math skills Develop laboratory skills

Matriculation Requirements

  1. Students are admitted directly to the Baccalaureate degree program in Chemistry Education upon acceptance to the Secondary Education Program.
  2. Students must obtain the departmental Advisor's signature on an approved program plan prior to enrollment in their second semester of study.

Secondary Education Requirements:

  1. ENGL and MATH QL courses must have a grade C or higher.
  2. GPA of 3.0 or higher with no grade lower than a C in content area courses.
  3. Completion of all General Education requirements and 70% of content area courses.
  4. Pass LiveScan Criminal Background Check.