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Chemistry for Secondary Education

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chemistry for Secondary Education

Prof. John Lombardi

Students who chose the secondary education curriculum are prepared to teach high school science or chemistry after graduation.

Students are also required to complete the requirements for the minor in secondary education in addition to the major in Chemistry. To declare the secondary education minor, see Prof. Richard Steinberg in NAC 5/205B.

Basic Chemistry:
10301: General Chemistry I
10401: General Chemistry II
24300: Quantitative Analysis
26100: Organic Chemistry I
26300: Organic Chemistry II
27200: Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
33000: Physical Chemistry I

Advanced Chemistry:
33100: Physical Chemistry Laboratory I
33200: Physical Chemistry II
43400: Physical Chemistry and Chemical Instrumentation Laboratory II

20500: Adolescent Learning and Development
32500: Special Issues for Secondary School Teachers: Special Education, Second Language Acquisition and Literacy
41200: Teaching Reading ad Writing in Secondary School Subjects
41900: Child Abuse and Health Education Seminar
44100-44700: Methods of Teaching in Secondary Schools
45101-45104: Development of the Secondary School: Philosophy, Urban Issues, and Curriculum Development in Secondary School
46300: Student Teaching and Teacher Education Seminar

For more information about the education program, visit the Secondary Education page.


To receive certification, students must take Organic Chemistry Laboratory II (37400), Inorganic Chemistry (42500), and Biochemistry I Lecture (45902) in addition to their required courses.

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