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  Jan 20, 2018
2014-2015 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Physical Science Teacher Certification - Chemistry

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To earn the physical science teacher certification, you must fulfill all requirements for the B.S. with a major in physics or chemistry (except CHM 42400), you must complete ENG W233 as your writing requirement and you must take PHIL 35100 as one of your General Education courses, and satisfactorily complete the courses listed below.

The College of Education and Public Policy requires that you first complete EDUC F200/M101, EDUC W200, and EDUC K306 before you are permitted to take Block 1 courses. Prior to your junior year, you must successfully complete the Pearson Basic Skills test. The Pearson Specialty Area exams must be completed before the student-teaching semester.

You should work closely with your advisor to ensure completion of general education requirements for teacher licensing. You must also earn a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher in your major area and the professional education courses with an overall GPA of 3.00 or higher. Each required course must be completed with a grade of C- or better.

Education Requirements: 39 credits

Prior to being admitted to the professional education program, you must complete a set of pre-professional requirements.

Pre-Professional Education Requirements:

  • Pearson Basic Skills exam

Block 1: Professional Education (Prerequisite: Initial Requirements)

Student Teaching

  • EDUC M501

Additional Credits: 97

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