2021-2022 Academic Catalog

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry - Secondary Education Concentration

Summary of Graduation Requirements

Subject Area Credits
General Education Core 40
Core Major 42
Requirements Electives 17
Other Requirements 23
Total Credit Hours 122


Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
SEM 101
SEM 102
Spartan Seminar 101
and Spartan Seminar 102
CHM 231 General Chemistry I 3
CHM 231R General Chemistry Applications I 1
CHM 221L General Chemistry I Laboratory 1
CHM 232 General Chemistry II 3
CHM 232R General Chemistry Applications II 1
CHM 222L General Chemistry II Laboratory 1
CSC 170 Computer Programming I 3
CSC 170L Computer Programming Laboratory I 1
ENG 101 College English I 3
ENG 102 College English II 3
HED 100 Personal and Community Health 2
HIS XXXHistory Elective (from the General Education Core) 3
MTH 153 College Algebra & Trigonometry 3
MTH 184 Calculus I 4
PED 100 Fundametals of Fitness for Life 1
Second Year
SEM 201 Spartan Seminar 201 1
CHM 321 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHM 321L Organic Chemistry I Laboratory 2
CHM 322 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHM 331 Analytical Chemistry I 3
CHM 331L Analytical Chemistry I Laboratory 2
EDU 201 Foundations of Education 3
EDU 381 Classroom and Behavior Management 3
MTH 251 Calculus II 4
PHY 152 General Physics 3
PHY 152L General Physics Laboratory I 1
PHY 153 General Physics 3
PHY 153L General Physics Laboratory II 1
Third Year
BIO 110 General Biology 3
BIO 110L General Biology Laboratory 1
CHM 332 Analytical Chemistry II 3
CHM 332L Analytical Chemistry II Laboratory 2
CHM 451 Chemistry Seminar I 1
CHM 361 Physical Chemistry I 3
CHM 363L Physical Chemistry Laboratory 2
ENG 285 Public Speaking 3
SED 385 Curriculum and Instructional Procedures in Science 3
SOC 101 Introduction to the Social Sciences 3
XXX XXXCultural Elective (from the General Education Core) 3
XXX XXXHumanities Elective (from the General Education Core) 3
Fourth Year
CHM 452 Chemistry Seminar II 1
CHM 497
Introduction to Research
or Introduction to Research
CHM 431 Biochemistry I 3
CHM 473 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry 3
PSY 228 Developmental Psychology 3
SED 405 Reading in the Content Area 3
Only 3 credit hours of SED 499 is required for Chemistry major students 3
Directed Teaching (internship)  
XXX XXXElectives 2
XXX XXXCultural Elective (from the General Education Core) 3
XXX XXXHumanities (from the General Education Core) 3
 Total Credits122

Teacher Licensure Endorsement in Chemistry

Students wishing to pursue a career in teaching must take the following steps:

  1. Follow the curriculum for the liberal arts degree in Chemistry.
  2. Use the elective hours for professional courses.
  3. See the academic advisor in their major department.
  4. See the academic advisor in the Department of Secondary Education and School Leadership in the Bozeman Education Building, Room 200.
  5. Take the PRAXIS test and make a passing score. (See the School of Education PRAXIS coordinator, JBB 125.)
  6. Take the following professional education courses (18 semester hours) plus student teaching (12 semester hours).
    EDU 201Foundations of Education3
    SED 233Seminar in Assessment and Evaluation3
    SED 380Foundations of Secondary School Methods and Management Instruction3
    SED 384Curriculum & Instructional Procedures in Mathematics3
    SED 486Human Growth and Development3
    SED 499Directed Teaching (internship)12