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Secondary Teaching Endorsement Minor in Chemistry


Description of course work required for get a minor in teaching chemistry

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    This minor satisfies the Washington state endorsement requirements for teaching chemistry in grades 5-12.

    General Chemistry CHEM 151, CHEM 152, and CHEM 153 provide 15 credit-hours of basic chemistry background. Science Teaching Methods SCED 390 (1 credit hr.) and Chemistry Methods in Secondary Schools (1 credit hr.) are required. Students then select nine additional elective credit-hours from a specific list of upper-division courses.  Satisfies the endorsement for grades 5-12

    2017-2018 Catalog requirements for Secondary Teaching Endorsement Minor in Chemistry

    Required: 17 credits

    CHEM 151 General Chemistry (5)
    CHEM 152 General Chemistry (5)
    CHEM 153 General Chemistry (5)
    SCED 390 Science Teaching Methods 1
    CHEM 390 Chemistry Methods in Secondary Schools (1) 

    Select from the Following Courses (9 credits minimum)
    CHEM 304 Quantitative Analysis (6)
    CHEM 316 Environment Chemistry (5) 
    CHEM 351 Organic Chemistry (4)
    CHEM 352 Organic Chemistry (4)
    CHEM 372 Organic Chemistry Lab 1 (3)
    CHEM 421 Physical Chemistry (4)
    CHEM 480 Biochemisty (5)

    Note: This minor is for Education Majors Only!

    Advisor: Dr. Ashley Lamm

    What will I study?

    Students study general chemistry basics, science and chemistry teaching methods and upper-division chemistry to fill in the required 26 credits for this minor.

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    Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics
    226 Science Building
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.2447
    fax: 509.359.6973

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