Chemistry for Secondary Education

Major Program Requirements

  • CH 101-102 General Chemistry
  • CH 205  Quantitative Analysis
  • CH 301-302 Organic Chemistry
    Two additional upper division Chemistry courses

Other Program Requirements

  • MA 121  Differential Calculus
  • PHIL 252  Philosophy and History of Science

One additional two-semester course from the following list:

  • BI 171-172  Biological Principles I & II 
  • PHYS 201-202  Physics I and II
  • PHYS 205-206  Engineering Physics I and II

Professional Education Requirements

  • AN/SO 218  Introduction to Native American Studies
  • CS 103  Instructional Media and Technology
  • ED 102  Foundations of Education
  • ED/PSY 229 Educational Psychology
  • ED 245  Diversity Field Experience
  • ED 305 Classroom Management
  • ED 318  Content Area Reading and Secondary Methods
  • ED 346  Teaching Science in the Secondary School
  • ED 405  Education Seminar
  • ED 410  Student Teaching
  • ED 412  Measurement & Assessment in Teaching
  • PSY 228  Adolescent Psychology 
    or PSY 203 Developmental Psychology
  • SPED 300  Introduction to Exceptional Children
  • United States and contemporary world cultures course

Acceptance into the Teacher Education Program and Student Teaching

Teacher Education Program:  Individuals pursuing academic programs that lead to teacher licensure must seek admission to the teacher education program by the end of their sophomore year.

Student Teaching:  In the spring semester of the junior year, all preservice teachers must seek admission to student teaching.


  1. All Chemistry for Secondary Education majors must earn a grade of “C” or better in all major courses (Section I and II above). Students must pass prerequisites with a “C” or better to enroll in chemistry courses. 
  2. Earn a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average
  3. Earn a minimum 2.65 grade point average in Major Program Requirements, Other Program Requirements, and Professional Education Requirements.

For full course descriptions, see the Carroll College Academic Catalog.

Course Descriptions

Chemistry classes
Education classes