Major: Chemistry Education
Degree Type: B.A. or B.S.
Required Degree Credits to Graduate: 136
University Degree Requirements
- Satisfactory completion of all requirements of the curriculum in which one is enrolled.
- Earn a minimum total of 120 credits in approved coursework. Some academic programs exceed this minimum.
- Satisfactory completion of the general education requirements as specific by the university.
- A minimum institutional GPA of 2.00 based on work taken at NDSU.
- At least 36 credits presented for graduation must be in courses number 300 or higher.
- Transfer Students: Must earn a minimum of 60 credits from a baccalaureate-degree granting or professional institituion.
- Of these 60, at least 36 must be NDSU residence credits as defined in #7.
- Within the 36 resident credits, a minimum of 15 must be in courses numbered 300 or higher and 15 credits in the major field of study.
- At least 36 credits must be NDSU resident credits. Residence credits include credits registered and paid for at NDSU.
For complete information, please refer to the Degree and Graduation Requirements section of this Bulletin.
University General Education Requirements
|College Composition I|
|College Composition II|
|Fundamentals of Public Speaking|
Upper Division Writing †
|Quantitative Reasoning (R) †||3|
|Science and Technology (S) †||10|
|Humanities and Fine Arts (A) †||6|
|Social and Behavioral Sciences (B) †||6|
|Wellness (W) †||2|
|Cultural Diversity (D) *†|
|Global Perspectives (G) *†|
May be satisfied by completing courses in another General Education category.
General education courses may be used to satisfy requirements for both general education and the major, minor, and program emphases, where applicable. Students should carefully review major requirements to determine if specific courses can also satisfy these general education categories.
- A list of university approved general education courses and administrative policies are available here.
|Chemistry Education Requirements|
and Environmental Science Laboratory (May satisfy general education category S)
|ENGL 324||Writing in the Sciences (May satisfy general education category C)||3|
and Physical Geology Lab (May satisfy general education category S and G)
|The Earth Through Time|
and The Earth Through Time Lab (May satisfy general education category S)
|STAT 330||Introductory Statistics (May satisfy general education category R)||3|
|Teaching Specialty Requirements|
|Select one of the following:||4|
|General Biology I|
and General Biology I Laboratory
|General Biology II|
and General Biology II Laboratory
|BIOC 460||Foundations of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology I||3|
|Organic Chemistry I|
and Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
|Organic Chemistry II|
and Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
|CHEM 364||Physical Chemistry I||3|
|CHEM 365||Physical Chemistry II||3|
|CHEM 425||Inorganic Chemistry I||3|
|Analytical Chemistry I|
and Analytical Chemistry I Laboratory
|CHEM 491||Seminar (Senior Capstone)||2|
|University Physics I|
and University Physics I Laboratory
|University Physics II|
and University Physics II Laboratory
|MATH 165||Calculus I||4|
|MATH 166||Calculus II||4|
|MATH 259||Multivariate Calculus||3-4|
|or MATH 265||Calculus III|
|MATH 266||Introduction to Differential Equations||3|
|Select sequence A or sequence B:||8|
|General Chemistry I|
and General Chemistry I Laboratory
|General Chemistry II|
and General Chemistry II Laboratory
|Principles of Chemistry I|
and Principles of Chemistry Laboratory I
|Principles of Chemistry II|
and Principles of Chemistry Laboratory II
|Professional Education Requirements|
|EDUC 321||Introduction to Teaching||3|
|EDUC 322||Educational Psychology||3|
|EDUC 451||Instructional Planning, Methods and Assessment||3|
|EDUC 481||Classroom Practice Methods of Teaching I: (Science)||3|
|EDUC 485||Student Teaching Seminar||1|
|EDUC 486||Classroom Management for Diverse Learners||3|
|EDUC 487||Student Teaching||9|
|EDUC 488||Applied Student Teaching||3|
|EDUC 489||Teaching Students of Diverse Backgrounds||3|
Degree Requirements and Notes
- Courses taken P/F may not be used to satisfy any requirements.
- GPA of 2.75 or better in the teaching specialty is required for placement in student teaching and exit from the program.
- A grade of ‘C’ or better is required in all Professional Education Requirement courses.
- A GPA of 2.75 or better in professional education as well as passing the appropriate Praxis II exam are required to exit the program.
- See School of Education for admission requirements.