Chemistry 7-12 Teaching Subject Endorsement, Bachelor of Science in Education

Offered by Department of Chemistry

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)14
LOPER 2: Writing Skills
Introduction of Academic Writing
LOPER 3: Oral Communication Skills
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
LOPER 4: Mathematics, Statistics, and Quantitative Reasoning
Calculus I with Analytic Geometry 1
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)13
LOPER 7: Social Sciences
Introduction to American Politics
LOPER 8: Natural Sciences
Biology II
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 26
LOPER 10: Respect for Human Diversity
Teaching in a Democratic Society
Program Specified Requirements3
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
Professional Sequence 3
Select 25 credit hours including the following:25
Instructional Technology and the Preservice Teacher
Reading and Inclusion in K-12 Classrooms
Management and Assessment in K-12/Secondary Classrooms
Field Experience in Secondary Classroom
Complete all required courses44
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum15
Total Credit Hours120


Chemistry Subject Endorsement Requirements
ENG 102Special Topics in Academic Writing and Research3
CHEM 160General Chemistry3
CHEM 160LGeneral Chemistry Laboratory1
CHEM 161General Chemistry3
CHEM 161LGeneral Chemistry Laboratory1
CHEM 169Chemistry Foundations and Careers1
CHEM 301Analytical Chemistry3
CHEM 301LAnalytical Chemistry Lab1
CHEM 310Safety in Chemistry1
CHEM 351Biochemistry3
CHEM 351LBiochemistry Lab1
CHEM 469Advanced Seminar in Chemistry1
CHEM 480Physical Chemistry3
or CHEM 482 Survey of Physical Chemistry
CHEM 490LAdvanced Chemistry Laboratory I2
Select one of the following:5
Elementary Organic Chemistry
and Elementary Organic Chemistry Lab
Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Chemistry Subject Endorsement Other Science Requirements
Earth Science
PHYS 201Earth Science4
or GEOG 201 Earth Science
Fulfilled by General Studies requirements above.0
PHYS 205
General Physics I
and Physics I Laboratory
or PHYS 275
General Physics I (Calculus)
and General Physics I (Calculus) Laboratory
Chemistry Subject Endorsement Methodology Requirement
BIOL 471Methods in Secondary Science Teaching3
or PHYS 471 Methods in Secondary Science Teaching
Total Credit Hours44

Students without sufficient preparation will also need to take the following courses, increasing the total credit hours needed:


Designated courses with the appropriate content may be approved to satisfy one of the Broad Knowledge requirements plus LOPER 9 or Broad Knowledge plus LOPER 10. Courses may be approved to satisfy LOPER 9 or LOPER 10 alone. (Courses satisfying LOPER 9 or LOPER 10 alone must be 3 credit hours.) Students applying this option will need to take additional hours in other categories to meet the required GS hours.


Students must apply for admission to all Teacher Education programs