The BSED degree with a major in Secondary Education Professional Studies (Emphasis in Chemistry Education-Non-Certification Track) provides students who are interested in secondary education the opportunity to take coursework focused on secondary education content areas. The degree allows for choice in several areas leading to a broad background. When accepted to the University, all Secondary Education majors are placed in the Professional Studies, Non-Certification Track program. This track does NOT lead to teacher certification. Upon meeting teacher education program admission requirements, those seeking teacher certification in Secondary Chemistry Education will move into the Secondary Education B.S.Ed. (Emphasis in Chemistry Education-Certification Track) program.
3-36 credit hours from the B.S.Ed. Secondary Education (Emphasis in Chemistry-Certification Track) program and 6 credit hours from the following content areas: CHEM; BCHM; ITEC; PHYS; READ; TCLD.
Complete two 15 credit hour minors from the following: Chemistry; Biochemistry; Physics. (advisor approval required), and 12 credit hours from the following content areas: CHEM; BCHM; ITEC; PHYS; READ; TCLD.
Total Credit Hours: 124
1 The selected option must include at least 21 credit hours of upper division courses.
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 (Emphasis in Chemistry Education- Certification Track) program.
Other Program Requirements
Must choose Option 1 or 2.
Must identify a career path with their academic advisor
To graduate with Secondary Education B.S.Ed. Professional Studies (Emphasis in 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.
Undergraduate Academic Advisement at Georgia Southern is provided to all degree-seeking undergraduate students by professional advisors. Academic Advisors are located on all three Georgia Southern University campuses. Students are required to meet with their assigned Academic Advisor at least once a semester. For more information visit the Academic Advisement catalog page.