Bachelor of Arts in Education in Chemistry/Biochemistry Secondary

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This option satisfies the Washington state educational endorsement for students planning to teach chemistry in grades 5-12.

For more information, contact Program Advisor Ashley Lamm, PhD at alamm@ewu.edu.

Curriculum & Requirements

Curriculum & Requirements

Chemistry/Biochemistry/Secondary Major, Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAE)

This major satisfies the endorsement for grades 5–12.
See the Education Department for prerequisites and additional requirements.

Grade Requirements: due to the cumulative nature of chemistry courses, the department strongly recommends that students receive a grade ≥C in all prerequisite chemistry courses.

Secondary Education students must complete the required Secondary Education Core and the following courses.
Required Courses
CHEM 171
171L
CHEM 172
CHEM 172L
CHEM 173
CHEM 173L
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY II
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY III
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY III
15
CHEM 304QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS6
CHEM 316
316L
ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY
and ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY LAB
5
or CHEM 141 SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY
CHEM 351ORGANIC CHEMISTRY4
CHEM 352ORGANIC CHEMISTRY4
CHEM 372ORGANIC CHEM LABORATORY I3
CHEM 390CHEMICAL METHODS IN SECONDARY SCHOOL2
CHEM 421PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY4
CHEM 422PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY4
CHEM 480BIOCHEMISTRY5
or CHEM 319 MODERN INORGANIC CHEMISTRY
SCED 390SCIENCE TEACHING METHODS2
Required Supporting Courses
MATH/HONS 161CALCULUS I5
MATH 162CALCULUS II5
MATH 163CALCULUS III5
PHYS 151GENERAL PHYSICS I4
PHYS 152GENERAL PHYSICS II4
PHYS 153GENERAL PHYSICS III4
PHYS 161MECHANICS LABORATORY1
PHYS 162HEAT AND OPTICS LABORATORY1
PHYS 163ELECTRONICS LABORATORY I1
Required Senior Capstones–must be taken concurrently
SCED 490ASCIENCE TEACHING CAPSTONE SEMINAR3
SCED 490BSCIENCE TEACHING CAPSTONE FIELD APPLICATION2
Total Credits89

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