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2018-2019 Edgewood College Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Edgewood College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry Teaching, BS


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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.

Major Policies

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.

Major Requirements


Chemistry Credits


Thirty-two Chemistry credits to include 24 required Chemistry credits:

Physics Sequences


One of the following Physics sequences:

Earth Science Courses


One semester of Earth Science to be chosen from:

Environmental Science Courses


One additional course in Environmental Science:

Mathematics Courses


The following Mathematics courses:

Natural Science Course


One additional course in Natural Science:

Methods of Teaching Science


One semester of methods of teaching science and accompanying practicum:

Students must be fully admitted to the teacher education program and have completed their science coursework before enrolling in NATS 459 .

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