Secondary Education B.S.Ed. - Professional Studies (Emphasis in Chemistry - Non-Certification Track)

Non-Certification Track

Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

Credit Hours
General Requirements (Core Areas A - E)42
Additional Requirements4
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major18
Pre-Professional Block
PPB Practicum
Investigating Critical and Contemporary Issues in Education
Exploring Socio-Cultural Perspectives on Diversity in Educational Contexts
Other Courses to Teaching Field
Principles of Biology I
Principles of Biology I Laboratory
Principles of Chemistry II
Analytical Chemistry
Professional Education
EDUC   2130Exploring Learning and Teaching 3
EDUR   3130Introduction to Research Methods in Education3
EDUF   3232Educational Psychology: General 3
SPED   3332Introduction to SPED in Middle and Secondary Grades3
ITEC   5233Foundations of Technology-Enabled Learning3
READ   3330Content Literacy 3
ESED   5234Cultural Issues: ESOL 3
Guided Electives
See Option 1, 2, and 3 below to determine credit hours of guided electives3-9
Major Requirements
Select one of the following options: 1
Option 1
Complete 9 credit hours of guided electives under professional education and two 15 credit hour minors related to Chemistry30
Option 2
Complete 3 credit hours of guided electives under professional education and 36 credit hours of Chemistry related content36
Option 3
Complete 3 credit hours of guided electives under professional education, 15 credit hours of approved courses in Chemistry, and a 15 credit hour minor related to Chemistry30
Total Credit Hours124

Program Admission Criteria

  • Must meet all University Admission Requirements
  • This program does NOT lead to teacher certification. Upon meeting teacher education program admission requirements, those seeking teacher certification will move into the B.S.Ed. Secondary Education, Concentration in Chemistry Education certification track.

Additional Program Requirements

  • Must choose Option 1, 2, or 3
  • Must identify a career path with their academic advisor

To graduate with B.S.Ed. Professional Studies Secondary Chemistry Education/Non-Certification, a student must:

  • successfully complete the program of study as outlined in the catalog;
  • be in good standing with a GPA of 2.0 or higher


Each student in Professional Studies Chemistry Education is assigned to an advisor in the College of Education Student Success Center for program planning and course scheduling.
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