Chemistry, B.A. Comprehensive High School Teaching Licensure


Do you want to teach high school science?

The comprehensive science high school licensure in chemistry program at UNC Greensboro provides a strong background in chemistry as well as licensure for high school chemistry teaching.

Successful completion of this program qualifies candidates to teach other high school science subjects as well. 


  • With a strong emphasis on teaching, chemistry faculty include two UNCG Alumni Teaching Excellence Award winners, four College of Arts and Sciences Teaching Excellence award winners, and one UNC Board of Governors Teaching Excellence Award winner.
  • Faculty research is funded by National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, the N.C. Biotechnology Center, and the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund.
  • The program is accredited by the American Chemical Society.


  • A hallmark of this degree program is the opportunity to participate in stimulating undergraduate field and laboratory research with award-winning faculty. 
  • Research internships, a chemistry/biochemistry internship course, and work as lab assistants and research assistants are available to you in the program.
  • Student clubs and organizations include Skeptical Chemists Club (American Chemical Society Student Affiliates), which organizes lectures and seminars for students and arranges social outings, and the Environmental Awareness Foundation, which promotes responsible scientific practices to maintain a healthy ecosystem.
  • The teaching licensure program in chemistry includes a diverse science curriculum in order to align with licensure requirements of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. 


  • Graduates of approved teacher education curricula are eligible for initial licensure on the basis of UNC Greensboro’s recommendation to the State Department of Public Instruction. 

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Program Details

Degree Type: Bachelor's

College/School: College of Arts and Sciences

Program Type: Majors & Concentrations

Class Type: In Person

Contact Us

Dr. Jerry Walsh
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry