The secondary teacher education with a Chemistry major licensure program provides appropriate learning experiences to meet the needs, capabilities, and interests of high school students studying science with a biology 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. This program is available as a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Arts, click the buttons below to see the desired program of study.

We also offer a secondary teacher education with biology major licensure and a comprehensive science licensure program, both as a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Arts. 

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.

B.A. in Chemistry with 9-12 Licensure

Chemistry Major Concentration Courses – 46 credit hours

 

Core Curriculum

Or

Or

PLUS

Two of the following 6-7 credits

Or

CHE 420 or 430, CHE 426, and CHE 474 are required electives for Licensure

Elective Chemistry courses numbered 200 or above – 3 credits 

Or

And

Or

CHE 230 is a required elective for Licensure

BIO, CHE, GEO, MAT and PHY Electives – 6 Credits (must all be at the 200 level or more)

Other Licensure Requirements

 

From the General Education Requirements

 

The general education requirements of the College including these specific courses in the following areas:

or

Students should take EDU 232 first.

Professional Education Requirements for Secondary Education Licensure (9-12) 28-30 hours

 

Professional Education, General

Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll in EDU 305, EDU 434, EDU 436.

Professional Education, Methods

3-5 credit hours of Methods as appropriate to the required concentration.

Internship – last semester of teacher education program

Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll in EDU 460 and EDU 490.

B.S. in Chemistry with 9-12 Licensure

Chemistry Major Concentration Courses – 62 – 66 credit hours

 

Core Curriculum 

Or

One of the following:

One of the following:

Required Major Courses

Elective chemistry courses numbered 200 or above – 6 credits

Two electives choses from the following: 6-8 credits

Elective Chemistry Courses numbered 200 or above from which to choose:

CHE 230 and CHE 436 are required electives for the licensure program.

Other Licensure Requirements

 

From the General Education Requirements

 

The general education requirements of the College including these specific courses in the following areas:

or

Students should take EDU 232 first.

Professional Education Requirements for Secondary Education Licensure (9-12) 28-30 hours

 

Professional Education, General

Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll in EDU 305, EDU 434, EDU 436.

Professional Education, Methods

3-5 credit hours of Methods as appropriate to the required concentration.

Internship – last semester of teacher education program

Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll in EDU 460 and EDU 490.

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207-B Ledford
(919) 760-8061
bowerhea@meredith.edu
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