Minor in Chemistry/Biochemistry Secondary

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This minor satisfies the Washington state endorsement requirements for teaching chemistry in grades 5-12.

General Chemistry CHEM 171 & 171L, CHEM 172 & 172L, and CHEM 173 & 173L provide 15 credit-hours of basic chemistry background. Science Teaching Methods SCED 390 (1 credit hr.) and Chemistry Methods in Secondary Schools (1 credit hr.) are required. Students then select nine additional elective credit-hours from a specific list of upper-division courses.

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

Curriculum & Requirements

Curriculum & Requirements

Chemistry/Biochemistry Secondary Minor

This minor satisfies the endorsement for grades 5–12.

Note: some graduate courses may be substituted for electives, in consultation with advisor.

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 390CHEMICAL METHODS IN SECONDARY SCHOOL2
SCED 390SCIENCE TEACHING METHODS2
Choose from the following9
QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS
ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY
MODERN INORGANIC CHEMISTRY
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
ORGANIC CHEM LABORATORY I
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY
BIOCHEMISTRY
Total Credits28

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