Oct 17, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Chemistry Major, B.A. with Secondary Science Teacher Licensure Concentration


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Degree seeking candidates who wish to obtain Colorado licensure for Secondary Science Education with a major in Chemistry must earn a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree. Included in the requirements for the Chemistry major with a concentration in Secondary Science teaching is a core curriculum designed to ensure that the Chemistry education program meets the Colorado Science Licensure Standards and addresses the objectives of the General Science content area examination. The core curriculum adds a firm foundation in Biology, Physics, Earth-Space Science, Environmental Science, and Mathematics. The Colorado Academic Standards in Science are strongly emphasized within the curriculum. Science Licensure candidates must declare their major with the appropriate concentration in Secondary Science Licensure.

Required General Studies


  • ENG 1010 - Composing Arguments Credits: 3
  • ENG 1020 - Research and Argument Writing Credits: 3
  • CAS 1010 - Public Speaking Credits: 3
  • General Studies Quantitative Literacy (met by MTH 1410 - Calculus I or pre-requisites required to gain entrance to Calculus I)*
  • General Studies Arts and Humanities (6 credits)**
  • General Studies Historical (3 credits)**
  • General Studies Natural and Physical Sciences (satisfied by additional content courses required for science licensure)
  • General Studies Social and Behavioral Sciences I and II (satisfied by EDS 3130 and EDS 3150 in licensure sequence)
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    General Studies Total: 27-33*

    Note:

    *If no pre-requisite is required for Calculus I, the general studies total may be as low as 18 credit hours.

    **Included in General Studies courses, students must select one that satisfies the Global Diversity requirement.

Chemistry Major


For information on specific major requirements for Chemistry majors pursuing secondary licensure please go here: Chemistry Major with Secondary Science Licensure  

Additional Content Courses Required for Chemistry Majors Pursuing Science Licensure


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