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Middle/Secondary with Concentration in Chemistry

(grades 8-12)
This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2011 - Spring 2012 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

Major: MISE

Concentration: Chemistry

Degree: BS

Department: Middle and Secondary Education (MISE)

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

Pre-Professional Courses

Type Hours

EDTP 101, Academic Orientation 1

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 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 3

EDTP 421 Intensive Field Experience 1

EDTP 424 High School Science Methods 3

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 Student Teaching: High School 12

EDTP 477 Capstone Seminar 3

Concentration in Chemistry

Type Hours

CHEM 201 General Chemistry I 3

CHEM 202 General Chemistry II 3

CHEM 207 Intro to Chemical Analysis I 1

CHEM 208 Intro to Chemical Analysis II 1

CHEM 209 Intro to Chemical Analysis III 1

CHEM 210 Intro to Chemical Analysis IV 1

CHEM 341 Organic Chemistry I 3

CHEM 342 Organic Chemistry II 3

CHEM 343 Organic Chemistry I Lab 2

CHEM 344 Organic Chemistry II Lab 2

CHEM 441 Elements of Physical Chemistry 3

CHEM 470 Physical Chemistry Lab 2

CHEM 445 Survey of Biochemistry 3

OR CHEM 515 Inorganic Chemistry

CHEM 527 Intro to Separations & Spectroscopy 3

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 4

MATH 206 Calculus II 4

PHYS 221 Fundamentals of Physics I 3

PHYS 222 Fundamentals of Physics II 3

PHYS 223 Fundamentals of Physics I Lab 1

Type Hours

Minimum Total 123

Degree Assessment

Satisfactory dispositions assessment; "B-" or better in Student Teaching; satisfactory portfolio; 2.50 GPA in Concentration
courses; 3.0 GPA in Professional Education Courses.

Certification Assessment

Passing scores on required PRAXIS exams.