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2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry (B.S.)


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Check departmental information for any additional requirements.

Emphasis 1. Chemistry


Certified by the Committee on Professional Training of the American Chemical Society.

Requirements in Department (43-44)


Please note corequisite information in courses below.

Electives chosen with the advice of the chemistry faculty (3-4)


Electives chosen with the advice of the chemistry faculty from CHEM 339 and 400 level classes excluding classes numbered 490 to 497
or an appropriate advanced course in mathematics or physics (3-4).

Requirements outside Department (22-26)


Recommendations


Students should meet with a departmental adviser to determine the appropriate electives for their program of study.

Students interested in forensic science are encouraged to take at least one of the following.


Total Hours for Emphasis 1, Chemistry: 65-70


Emphasis 2. Secondary Teaching


Students seeking certification should consult with the discipline coordinator as early as possible to make certain they meet certification requirements as well as those set by the university for graduation. In addition to the program of courses outlined below, the state provides alternative pathways to teacher certification. Contact the discipline coordinator for more information about these programs.

Electives chosen from CHEM 339 and 400-level courses (4-9)


Requirements outside Department


Other State Requirements


Other state requirements include educational psychology (including human growth and development), history and/or philosophy of education, and the psychology of exceptional children. Students should consult with the discipline coordinator in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry to determine which courses are approved for satisfying these requirements.

See “Teacher Certification Requirements” for additional information and requirements.

Recommendations


Emphasis 3. Environmental Science Teaching


Requirements


Requirements for students seeking environmental science teaching certification in chemistry are the same as those for emphasis 2.

In addition, students seeking environmental science teaching certification are also required to take:

Emphasis 4. Chemistry for Pre-Professional Students


Successful completion of the course of study for emphasis 4 fulfills the requirements for a minor in biological sciences.

Requirements in Department (32-33)


Requirements outside Department (40)


Students seeking admission to professional schools should consult their adviser as early as possible to make certain they meet entrance requirements for their chosen field.

Total Hours for Emphasis 4, Chemistry for Pre-Professional Students: 72-73


Emphasis 5. Biochemistry


Certified by the Committee on Professional Training of the American Chemical Society.

Requirements outside Department (30-33)


Total Hours for Emphasis 5, Biochemistry: 72-75


Recommendations


Students should meet with a departmental adviser to determine the appropriate electives for their program of study.

One of the Following (3-4)


Students are encouraged to take at least one of the following:

Graduate Studies


Students planning on pursuing graduate degrees in chemistry or biochemistry are strongly encouraged to take the following.

Forensic Science


Students interested in forensic science are encouraged to take at least one of the following.

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