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Secondary Education - Chemistry / Physical Science

To be admitted into a teacher education program that leads to a baccalaureate degree, students will either have to

· Achieve a qualifying passing score on the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (CORE) as established by the State Board of Education OR

·  Have an ACT composite score of twenty-one (21) (or SAT equivalent) OR

·  Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on coursework prior to admission to an approved teacher education program*

Education Pathway

Program Curriculum


First Semester
  • English Composition I ENG 1113
  • General Chemistry I CHE 1214
  • Trigonometry MAT 1323
  • Fine Arts Elective (3)
  • *Elective (3)
Total 16 Hours
Second Semester
  • English Composition II ENG 1123
  • General Chemistry II CHE 1224
  • Calculus I MAT 1613
  • Public Speaking I SPT/COM 1113
  • *Elective (3)
Total 16 Hours
First Semester
  • Organic Chemistry I CHE 2424
  • General Physics I PHY 2414
  • Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3)
  • Literature Elective (3)
  • *Elective (3)
Total 17 Hours
Second Semester
  • Organic Chemistry II CHE 2434
  • General Physics II PHY 2424
  • Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3)
  • History Elective (3)
Total 14 Hours

EDU 1613 Foundations in Education and Learning is strongly recommended for all Education Pathways.

*Consult with your chosen transfer university/college to determine changes to this curriculum.

Enrollment in a minimum of 15 hours each semester is recommended for eligibility for state aid, institutional scholarships, and the tuition break.