B.S. in Chemistry/Biochemistry (6-12 Physical Science Teacher Certification)

Total Semester Credit Hours (sch): 121    
Major: 33 sch     Required Minor: 26 sch

Program Code: CHEMISTRY.BS 40.0501      CIP Code: 40.0501

Degree Requirements

Texas Core Curriculum

ENG 1013Composition I3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Mathematics3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
Creative Arts3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
CAO: Women's Studies3
CAO: First Year Seminar, Wellness or Mathematics3
Total Semester Credit Hours42

Courses Required for Major

CHEM 1213
CHEM 1211
Principles of Chemistry I
and Principles of Chemistry Laboratory I
4
CHEM 1223
CHEM 1221
Principles of Chemistry II
and Principles of Chemistry Laboratory II
4
CHEM 2213
CHEM 2211
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
4
CHEM 3223
CHEM 3221
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
4
CHEM 3633
CHEM 3632
Biochemistry I
and Biochemistry I Laboratory
5
CHEM 3333Quantitative Chemical Analysis3
CHEM 3331Quantitative Chemical Analysis Laboratory1
CHEM 3413
CHEM 3411
Physical Chemistry I
and Physical Chemistry Laboratory I
4
CHEM 3423
CHEM 3421
Physical Chemistry II
and Physical Chemistry Laboratory II
4
Total Semester Credit Hours33

Education Minor

EDUC 2003Schools and Society3
EDUC 3003Learning Theory and Development3
EDUC 3482Teaching Diverse Learners Through Technology Integration2
EDUC 4113Design and Implementation of Instruction and Assessment3
EDUC 4196Student Teaching: Physical Science6
EDUC 4243Classroom Environment and Management3
EDSP 4203Learners with Exceptionalities3
READ 3013Literacy and Learning across the Curriculum3
Total Semester Credit Hours26

Other Requirements

BIOL 4593Science in the Secondary Classroom3
SCI 1114Sustainable Physical Science4
SCI 2103Introduction to Environmental Chemistry: Global Perspectives (GP)3
SCI 2113Earth Science I3
MATH 2014Calculus I (may be applied from core)4
MATH 2024Calculus II4
PHYS 2153
PHYS 2151
General Physics I
and General Physics Laboratory I (may be applied from core)
4
PHYS 2163
PHYS 2161
General Physics II
and General Physics Laboratory II (may be applied from core)
4
Total Semester Credit Hours29

(GP) Satisfies global perspectives graduation requirement. 

Freshman
FallTCCNSemester Credit Hours
CHEM 1213Principles of Chemistry I 3
CHEM 1211Principles of Chemistry Laboratory I 1
MATH 2014Calculus I MATH 2413, MATH 23134
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
Wellness/Mathematics CAO Core2
 Semester Credit Hours 17
SpringTCCN
CHEM 1223Principles of Chemistry II 3
CHEM 1221Principles of Chemistry Laboratory II 1
MATH 2024Calculus II MATH 2314, MATH 24144
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
Multicultural Women's Studies CAO 3
 Semester Credit Hours 17
Sophomore
FallTCCN
CHEM 2213Organic Chemistry I CHEM 2323, CHEM 24233
CHEM 2211Organic Chemistry Laboratory I CHEM 21231
PHYS 2153General Physics I PHYS 2325, PHYS 24253
PHYS 2151General Physics Laboratory I PHYS 21251
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
Creative Arts Core3
Language, Philosophy, & Culture Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 17
SpringTCCN
CHEM 3223Organic Chemistry II CHEM 24253
CHEM 3221Organic Chemistry Laboratory II CHEM 24251
PHYS 2163General Physics II PHYS 2326, PHYS 24263
PHYS 2161General Physics Laboratory II PHYS 21261
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
CHEM 3331Quantitative Chemical Analysis Laboratory 1
CHEM 3333Quantitative Chemical Analysis 3
Social/Behavioral Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 18
Junior
FallTCCN
EDUC 2003Schools and Society EDUC 13013
CHEM 3633Biochemistry I 3
CHEM 3632Biochemistry I Laboratory 2
CHEM 3413Physical Chemistry I 3
CHEM 3411Physical Chemistry Laboratory I 1
SCI 1114Sustainable Physical Science PHYS 14154
 Semester Credit Hours 16
SpringTCCN
EDUC 3003Learning Theory and Development 3
EDUC 3482Teaching Diverse Learners Through Technology Integration 2
CHEM 3423Physical Chemistry II 3
CHEM 3421Physical Chemistry Laboratory II 1
SCI 2103 (GP)Introduction to Environmental Chemistry: Global Perspectives 3
SCI 2113Earth Science I GEOL 1301, GEOL 14013
 Semester Credit Hours 15
Senior
FallTCCN
EDUC 4113Design and Implementation of Instruction and Assessment 3
EDUC 4243Classroom Environment and Management 3
BIOL 4593Science in the Secondary Classroom 3
EDSP 4203Learners with Exceptionalities 3
READ 3013Literacy and Learning across the Curriculum 3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
EDUC 4196Student Teaching: Physical Science 6
 Semester Credit Hours 6
 Total Semester Credit Hours:  121

(GP) Satisfies global perspectives graduation requirement.