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Chemistry Major with High School Teaching Licensure (CHEM)

B.A. in Chemistry with Standard Professional I License, U125

B.S. in Chemistry with Standard Professional I License, U126

Requirements

(The requirements for licensure will be revised beginning in fall 2010 under direction of the Department of Public Instruction. Adjustments to the requirements listed here will likely be necessary.)

I General Education Core Requirements (GEC)

See complete GEC requirements and approved course listings for all categories.

Core Category

S.H.

Students may select courses for:

 

Literature (GLT)

6

Fine Arts (GFA)

3

Philosophical, Religious, Ethical Principles (GPR)

3

Historical Perspectives on Western Culture (GHP)

3

Reasoning and Discourse (GRD)
ENG 101 or FMS 115 or RCO 101, and one additional GRD course

6

 

 

Department specifies courses for:

 

Mathematics (GMT)
required: MAT 191

3

Natural Sciences (GNS)
required: CHE 111 and 112, and GEO 103

7

Social and Behavioral Sciences (GSB)
required: HEA 201 and PSY 121

6

 

II General Education Marker Requirements

See details and courses. It is possible to meet all GE Marker Requirements while completing the GE Core requirements or courses required by the major/ concentration.

Students may select courses for:

Global/Global Non-Western Perspectives (GL/GN)
four (4) courses carrying GL/GN markers, at least one of which must carry the GN marker

One Speaking Intensive (SI) Course
In addition to this SI Marker requirement, students must also complete a second SI course within the major. All programs have identified at least one course among their major requirements that is taught as Speaking Intensive.

One Writing Intensive (WI) Course
In addition to this WI Marker requirement, students must also complete a second WI course within the major. All programs have identified at least one course among their major requirements that is taught as Writing Intensive.

 

III College of Arts and Sciences Additional Requirements (CAR)

See requirements and approved courses.

Category

S.H.

Historical Perspectives on Western Culture
either a GHP/GPM or GMO course

3

Natural Sciences (GNS/GLS)
required: BIO 111

3–4

Social and Behavioral Sciences (GSB)
one additional GSB course

3

Foreign Language (GFL)
intermediate-level proficiency in one language, demonstrated by placement test, or completion of course work through course number 204

0–12

Writing Intensive Courses (WI)
a total of four WI courses

 

 

IV Major Requirements

Completion of major requirements for either the B.A. in Chemistry or B.S. in Chemistry.

Additional requirements for teacher licensure, beyond the Chemistry Major requirements, are listed under Teachers Academy. In addition, students must take 6–8 credits in biology and/or earth science chosen from the following:

  1. BIO 111*, 112
  2. GEO 103* and one or more of GEO 111, 205, 311, 314. CHE 252 is also recommended.

*BIO 111 satisfies CAR GLS; CHE 111 & 112 and GEO 103 satisfy GNS.

V Related Area Requirements

(See Teachers Academy for full explanation.)

  1. General Education Requirements as identified within each major
  2. HEA 201* Personal Health
  3. ELC 381 The Institution of Education
  4. TED 545 Diverse Learners
  5. TED 450 Psychological Foundations of Education
  6. TED 465 Student Teaching and Seminar: Secondary School
  7. TED 470 Reading Education for Secondary and Special Subject Teachers
  8. TED 559 Teaching Practices and Curriculum in Science

*HEA 201 satisfies GSB.