This major is designed for individuals who wish to be certified to teach chemistry at the secondary level (WDPI category, Early Adolescence through Adolescence, Ages 10-21; WDPI licenses 610 and 637). The major requires completion of the requirements listed below the Education Professional Requirements and the licensing requirements for teacher education (see School of Education).
It is recommended that Chemistry majors complete the Natural Science Teaching Minor to build their understanding of biology and geoscience as defined in the “WDPI Content Guidelines for Physical Science Including Chemistry” and prepare for the content exam.
A student must maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 in all courses taken to fulfill the major requirements. Any course in which a student receives a grade below “CD” will not be accepted toward the major. Transfer students must take a minimum of 12 chemistry credits at Edgewood College. All transfer courses must be approved by the department. Students should consult with their advisor to learn the details of how to satisfy your COR 3 requirement which usually comes from Education courses.
Thirty-two Chemistry credits to include 24 required Chemistry credits: