Chemistry Education Minor

  • This minor contains additional course requirements designed to meet state standards. Those interested in teaching in K-12 schools must complete the education/teaching concentration of a major in a teaching content area plus the Teacher Education Program through the Department of Teaching and Learning. Additional teaching areas can be added through completion of the education/teaching concentration of a major or education/teaching minor in that content area.

  • To complete this minor, you need to contact the Teaching and Learning Department. Approvals for this concentration must come from the Teaching and Learning Department.

  • Individuals completing this minor must also complete the education/teaching concentration of a major in another teaching content area.

Minor - Chemistry Education

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 58

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2022-23


Summary

Lower-Division Core Courses

18

Upper-Division Core Courses

13

Required Courses Outside the Minor

27

Total Hours

58


Lower-Division Core Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

CHMY 141N
& CHMY 142N

College Chemistry I
and College Chemistry I Lab

5

CHMY 143N
& CHMY 144N

College Chemistry II
and College Chemistry II Lab

5

CHMY 221

Organic Chemistry I

3

CHMY 222

Organic Chemistry I Lab

2

CHMY 223

Organic Chemistry II

3

Total Hours

18

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Core Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

CHMY 311

Analytical Chem-Quant Analysis

4

CHMY 373

Phys Chem-Kntcs & Thrmdynmcs

4

CHMY 485

Laboratory Safety

1

BCH 380

or BCH 480

Biochemistry

or Advanced Biochemistry I

4

Total Hours

13

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Required Courses Outside the Minor

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

CSCI 150

Introduction to Computer Science

3

EDU 497

Methods: 5-12 Science

3

ENST 472

General Science: Conservation Education

3

M 162

or M171

Applied Calculus

or Calculus I

4

PHSX 205N

College Physics I

4

PHSX 206N

College Physics I Laboratory

1

PHSX 207N

College Physics II

4

PHSX 208N

College Physics II Laboratory

1

STAT 216

Introduction to Statistics

4

Total Hours

27

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Secondary Teaching Licensure

Note: For endorsement to teach chemistry, a student also must gain admission to the Teacher Education Program and meet all the requirements for secondary teaching licensure. For more information, see the Teaching and Learning Department.