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Chemistry Teaching Program

Teaching Endorsement

Upon graduating, students with a chemistry teaching endorsement will have developed a high level of problem solving ability, particularly with respect to laboratory problems, possess an extensive knowledge base in the areas of inorganic, organic, physical, analytical and biochemistry, demonstrate an ability to communicate scientific information in a written format in a coherent fashion, demonstrate an ability to present scientific information in the classroom, demonstrate knowledge of the organization of scientific literature and ability to collect and organize such information, and possess a historical appreciation for some of the major developments in the field.

Core Chemistry Teaching Courses

CHEM 111 - Principles of Chemistry I
CHEM 111L - Principles of Chemistry Laboratory I
CHEM 112 - Principles of Chemistry II
CHEM 112L - Principles of Chemistry Laboratory II
CHEM 235 - Quantitative Analysis
CHEM 301 - Instrumental Analysis
CHEM 337 - Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 337L - Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
CHEM 338 - Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 338L - Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
CHEM 440 - Special Methods of Teaching Chemistry
CHEM 442 - Biochemistry I
CHEM 442L - Biochemistry I Laboratory
CHEM 445 - Physical Chemistry I
CHEM 445L - Physical Chemistry Laboratory I

Additional Program Requirements

All students seeking a 7-12 teaching endorsement must complete standard secondary education requirements.