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Middle/Secondary with Concentration in Chemistry (grades 8-12)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Fall 2008 - Summer 2009 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Bachelor of Science in Middle and Secondary Education with Concentration in Chemistry — Leading to Certification in Grades 8-12

Major: MISE

Concentration: Chemistry

Degree: BS

Department: EDTL

Unit: College of Education and Human Development (ED)

Teacher Education Admission Requirements: A minimum of 45 semester hours; 2.75 or higher overall recommended GPA; 3.0 or higher GPA in EDTP 107 and 201; 21 or higher ACT Composite Score recommended, “C” or better in English 102, “C” or better in Oral Communication course. Other requirements as outlined in Application Packet.

General Education

Type

Hours
General Education 34
 The following are recommended courses to fulfill General Education Requirements:  
 

COMM 115 Interpersonal Communication (OC)

PHYS 221 Fundamentals of Physics I (S)

CHEM 201 General Chemistry I (S)

CHEM 207 Intro to Chemical Analysis I (SL)

MATH 205 Calculus (M)

PAS 227 Survey of American Diversity (SBCD1)

 

3

3

3

1

4

3

  OR SOC 210 Race in the U.S. (SBCD1)  

Pre-Professional Courses

Type

Hours

EDTP 101, Academic Orientation

EDTP 201, The Teaching Profession (SB)

3

EDTP 107 Human Growth and Development

3

Note: You must be admitted to teacher education before enrolling in core professional courses.

Core Professional Courses

Type

Hours

EDTP 301 General Methods

3

EDTP 328 Building Learning Communities

3

EDTP 330 Building Learning Communities Field Experience

1

EDTP 345 Special Populations in Schools

3

EDTP 346 Special Populations in Schools Field Experience

1

EDTP 355 Assessment and Research

3

EDTP 407 Special Methods in MISE School Teaching

3

EDTP 408 MISE Content Methods Field Experience

EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum

EDTP 506 Public Schools in America

3

Total  24

Mid-Point Assessment: Prior to Middle/Secondary Student Teaching Satisfactory dispositions assessment; Satisfactory mid-point portfolio review; Positive recommendation from Middle/Secondary Program Committee; Completion of required Core courses with a "C" or better.

Type

Hours
EDTP 419 Secondary Student Teaching  12 
EDTP 477 Capstone Seminar 3

Concentration in Chemistry

Type

Hours
CHEM 201 General Chemistry I
CHEM 202 General Chemistry II
CHEM 207 Intro to Chemical Analysis I
CHEM 208 Intro to Chemical Analysis II
CHEM 209 Intro to Chemical Analysis III
CHEM 210 Intro to Chemical Analysis IV
CHEM 341 Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 342 Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 343 Organic Chemistry I Lab
CHEM 344 Organic Chemistry II Lab
CHEM 441 Elements of Physical Chemistry
CHEM 470 Physical Chemistry Lab
CHEM 445 Survey of Biochemistry
          OR CHEM 515 Inorganic Chemistry  
CHEM 527 Intro to Separations & Spectroscopy 
Minimum Total 31
 
Related and Supporting Courses (minimum 15 credit hours)
Choose from Biology, Geosciences, Mathematics, Physics, or Chemistry as approved by advisor.

Type

Hours
MATH 205 Calculus I
MATH 206 Calculus II
PHYS 221 Fundamentals of Physics I
PHYS 222 Fundamentals of Physics II
PHYS 223 Fundamentals of Physics I Lab
Minimum Total 123

Degree Assessment

Satisfactory dispositions assessment; "B-" or better in Student Teaching; 2.75 overall GPA; satisfactory portfolio; 2.50 GPA in Concentration courses.

Certification Assessment

Passing scores on required PRAXIS exams.

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