Bachelor of Science in Education Degree in Secondary Education - Chemistry

Additional Graduation Requirements

General Education Component: Chemistry
Area I (Written Composition)6
First-Year Composition I
First Year Composition II
Area II (Humanities and Fine Arts)12
Two literature courses in sequence (EN 211/EN 212, EN 221/EN 222, EN 231/EN 232) or one literature course and one additional humanities elective
One Humanities and Fine Arts Elective
Fundamentals of Speech
Area III (Natural Sciences and Mathematics)11-12
General Chemistry
General Chemistry Laboratory
General Chemistry
General Chemistry Laboratory
College Algebra
Calculus I
Area IV (History, Social and Behavioral Sciences)12
Human Growth and Development 1
Area V17-19
Technical Physics I
Technical Physics II
One course chosen from the following:
Business Applications of Microcomputer Software
Computer Skills for Problem-Solving
Computer Science I
Math sequence chosen from the following:
Calculus II (or)
Calculus for Business and Life Sciences I
and Calculus for Business and Life Sciences II
Professional Education Secondary: Chemistry (Grades 6-12)
Note: ASBI/FBI background clearance is a prerequisite for all Professional Education Courses.
ED 292Preprofessional Seminar and Laboratory Experience1
ED 381Instructional Technology for the High School3
ED 375Content Literacy3
EEX 340Introduction to Students with Exceptional Learning Needs3
SCED 480Teaching Science in the Secondary Schools3
ED 333WLearning Theories and Student Development3
ED 382Classroom Management for Diverse Learning Environments and Communities3
ED 401Evaluation of Teaching and Learning3
ED 477Curriculum and Teaching4
ED 482High School Student Internship12
ALSDE/NCATE Approved Teaching Field: Chemistry
CH 311Organic Chemistry4
CH 311LOrganic Chemistry Laboratory1
CH 312Organic Chemistry4
CH 312LOrganic Chemistry Laboratory1
CH 321Quantitative Analysis3
CH 321LWQuantitative Analysis Laboratory2
CH 322Instrumental Analysis3
CH 322LWInstrumental Analysis Laboratory2
CH 341Applied Physical Chemistry3
CH 341LApplied Physical Chemistry Laboratory1
Total Hours121-123


  • Candidates may take the following professional education courses prior to admission to TEP: Preprofessional Seminar and Laboratory Experience (ED 292), Content Literacy (ED 375), Instructional Technology for the High School (ED 381), Introduction to Students with Exceptional Learning Needs (EEX 340), and a content methods course.
  • Courses that are taken to fulfill general education requirements which are also included in a teaching field may count in both areas.
  • Candidates who plan to seek certification in another state should contact the State Department of Education in that state to find out whether or not a comparable certificate exists in that state.
  • All requirements must be completed with a minimum of 120 credit hours.