Comprehensive Science with Chemistry Major

The secondary teacher education for comprehensive science with a chemistry major teacher licensure program provides appropriate learning experiences to meet the needs, capabilities, and interests of high school students studying science with a chemistry focus. The program is designed to assist individuals in acquiring knowledge, developing skills and dispositions within a learning environment focused on active involvement and integrated learning activities.

Requirements
To complete the secondary grades teacher education program and earn licensure in Chemistry for grades 9-12, students must complete the requirements for general education and the chemistry major, as well as the following licensure requirements.

Students must be admitted in the Teacher Education Program to enroll.

Refer to the Undergraduate Course Catalogue for official information about licensure requirements.


From the General Education Requirements

The general education requirements of the College including these specific courses in the following areas:
PSY – 312Psychology of Exceptional Individuals (3 cr.)
– and –
SOC – 335Race and Ethnic Relations (3 cr.)
– or –
EDU – 345Language Minorities in Public Schools (3 cr.)


Concentration in Major

CHE – 111General Chemistry I (3 cr.)
CHE – 141General Chemistry I Laboratory (1 cr.)
CHE – 112General Chemistry II (3 cr.)
CHE – 142General Chemistry II Laboratory (1 cr.)
CHE – 221Organic Chemistry I (3 cr.)
CHE – 241Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (1 cr.)
CHE – 222Organic Chemistry II (3 cr.)
CHE – 242Organic Chemistry II Laboratory (1 cr.)
CHE – 350Quantitative Analytical Chemistry (4 cr.)
CHE – 490Senior Seminar (1 cr.)
Chemistry Electives (6 credit hours)
BIO – 110Principles of Biology (3 cr.)
– and –
BIO – 151Principles of Biology Laboratory (1 cr.)
– or –
BIO – 105Modern Biological Concepts (3 cr.)
– and –
BIO – 145Modern Biological Concepts Laboratory (1 cr.)
BIO – 254Evolution of Biological Systems (3 cr.)
BIO – 326Principles of Ecology (3 cr.)
– and –
BIO – 346Principles of Ecology Laboratory (1 cr.)
– or –
BIO – 225Environmental Science (3 cr.)
PHY – 211General Physics I (3 cr.)
PHY – 241Physics I Laboratory (1 cr.)
PHY – 212General Physics II (3 cr.)
PHY – 202Introduction to Astronomy (3 cr.)
GEO – 200Earth Science (3 cr.)
GEO – 240Earth Science Laboratory (1 cr.)
MAT – 191Calculus I (4 cr.)
– or –
MAT – 180Integrated Precalculus/Calculus A (4 cr.)
– and –
MAT – 181Integrated Precalculus/Calculus B (4 cr.)
MAT – 175Statistics I (3 cr.)
– or –
MAT – 248Statistical Concepts and Methods for Mathematicians (3 cr.)
SCI – 764The Teaching of Science (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)


Professional Education Requirements

Professional Education, General
EDU – 232Schools and Social Change (3 cr.)
EDU – 305Teaching with Technology (1 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
EDU – 434Inclusion and the Adolescent Learner (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
EDU – 436Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
Professional Education, Methods
3-5 credit hours of Professional Education, Methods as appropriate to the required concentration
Internship – last semester of teacher education program
EDU – 460Colloquium in Education (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
EDU – 490Observation and Directed Teaching (9 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

Contact Information
Walda Powell
Head, Dept. of Chemistry, Physics, & Geoscience
203 Science/Mathematics Bldg.
(919) 760-8754
powellw@meredith.edu
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