This page serves as a general suggestion for students looking to complete their Chemical Education Option degree within four years. We always recommend working with your adviser to find the best academic plan for you.

Freshman Year (45 Total Credits)
BI 211 Biology (4)
CH 231(or 231H) & 271. 232(or 232H) & 272, 233(or 233H) & 273 General Chemistry (15)
CH 220 Careers in Chemistry (1)b
MTH 112 a Elementary Functions (4) a
MTH 251, 252 Calculus (8)
WR 121(or 121H) Writing I (Bacc Core) (3)
COMM 111(or 111H) OR COMM 114(or 114H) OR COMM 211 OR COMM 218 Speech (Bacc Core) (3)
HHS 231 and PAC or HHS Lab Fitness (Bacc Core) (3)
Perpsective Course (Options here) Perspectives (Bacc Core) (3)
Electives  General Electives (1)
Sophomore Year (45 Total Credits)
CH 334, 335, 336 Organic Chemistry (9)
CH 361, 362 Experimental Chemistry I (6)
MTH 254 Vector Calculus I (4)
PH 211 & 221, 212 & 222, 213 & 223 General Physics (15)
Writing II (Options here) Writing II (Bacc Core) (3)
Perspective course (Options here) Perspectives (Bacc Core) (3)
Electives and/or Secondary Education Courses General Electives and/or SEC (5)
Junior Year (45 Total Credits)
CH 324 OR CH 421, 422 and 461 e Qualitative Analysis (4) OR Analytical Chemistry (9) e
CH 440, 441, 442 Physical Chemistry (9)
CH 462 (WIC) OR 463 (WIC) OR 464 (WIC) Experimental Chemistry II (3)
CH 407 Chemistry Teaching Seminar (Fall Term Only) (1)
PSY 202 General Psychology (4)
ED 309 OR 409 Field Practicum: Science & Math (3)
Perspective or DPD Course (Options Here) Perspective or DPD (Bacc Core) (6)
Synthesis Course (Options Here) Synthesis (Bacc Core) (3)
Electives and/or Secondary Education Courses General Electives and/or SEC (11-13)
Senior Year (45 Total Credits)
CH 411 (If taking CH 421, 422 & 461) OR CH 411, 412 (otherwise) Inorganic Chemistry (3-6)
CH 410 Chemistry Teaching Assistant Internship (3)
SED 412 Tech Foundations for Teaching Math & Sci (3)
SED 413 Science Materials and Laboratories (3)
Chemistry Education Elective (see list) Chemistry Ed Electives (2-3)
Perspective Course (Options Here) Perspective (3)
Synthesis Course (Options Here) Synthesis (3)
Electives and/or Secondary Endorsement Electives General Electives and/or Secdary End. Electives (21)

MTH 112 is not a required course for the BS chemistry degree.
First Year Orientation for chemistry majors strongly recommended (1 cr. P/N)
e Provides a stronger background in Analytical Chemistry and adds 2 credit hours.

Baccalaureate Core Requirements

Additional Information about the chemical education option