Teaching Option

Freshman YearCredits
Take one of the following:4
CHMY 141 - College Chemistry I
CHMY 151 - Honors College Chemistry I
Take one of the following:4
CHMY 143 - College Chemistry II
CHMY 153 - Honors College Chemistry II
CHMY 194 - Seminar/Workshop
or BCH 194 - Seminar/Workshop
1
CHMY 294 - Seminar/Workshop
or BCH 294 - Seminar/Workshop
1
EDU 202 - Early Field Experience1
EDU 223IS - Educ Psych and Adolescent Dev3
FCS 101IS - Indiv and Fam Dev: Lifespan3
M 151Q - Precalculus4
M 161Q - Survey of Calculus4
University Core and Electives6
Year Total: 31
Sophomore YearCredits
Take one of the following:4
BIOB 160 - Principles of Living Systems
BIOB 260 - Cellular and Molecular Biology1
CHMY 311 - Fundamental Analytical Chem4
Take one of the following:4
CHMY 321 - Organic Chemistry I
CHMY 331 - Honors Organic Chemistry I
Take one of the following;4
CHMY 323 - Organic Chemistry II
CHMY 333 - Honors Organic Chemistry II
EDU 211D - Multicultural Education3
EDU 370 - Integrating Tech into Educ2
PHSX 205 - College Physics I4
PHSX 207 - College Physics II4
University Core and Electives6
Year Total: 35
Junior YearCredits
BCH 441 - Biochemistry of Macromolecules3
CHMY 361 - Elements of Physical Chemistry4
CHMY 362 - Elements of Physical Chemistry Lab1
CHMY 394 - Seminar/Workshop
or BCH 394 - Seminar/Workshop
1
CHMY 490R - Undergraduate Research4
EDSP 306 - Exceptional Learners3
EDU 382 - Assessmt, Curric, Instructn3
EDU 497 - Methods3
EDU 395 - Practicum2
Chemical and Biochemical Electives26
Year Total: 30
Senior YearCredits
CHMY 494 - Seminar/Workshop
or BCH 494 - Seminar/Workshop
1
CHMY 499 - Senior Thesis/Capstone31
Student Teaching semester:
EDU 495 - Student Teaching12
EDU 408 - Professional Issues: K-122
Chemical and Biochemical Electives23
University Core and Electives 7-8
Year Total: 26-27
Total Program Credits: 120
1

BIOB 260 requires STAT 216Q as a prerequisite.

2

 A minimum of 9 credits of chemical and biochemical electives are required.

3

CHMY 499  (Senior Year) is required for majors who are writing a thesis for Departmental Honors consideration.

A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation; 42 of these credits must be in courses numbered 300 and above. The Chemistry Teaching option certifies graduates to be qualified to teach secondary school chemistry. Employment opportunities will be enhanced by obtaining a second area of certification, usually a teaching minor. Obtaining a teaching major, a teaching minor, and certification will require more than 120 credits.

Acceptable Chemical and Biochemical Electives Include:

CHMY 350Astrobiology3
CHMY 401Advanced Inorganic Chemistry3
CHMY 417Synthetic Chemistry3
CHMY 421Advanced Instrument Analysis3
BCH 442Metabolic Regulation3
BCH 444RBiochemistry & Molecular Biology Methods3