The Chemistry Education option is directed at students planning to teach high school chemistry or continuing on with graduate education and teaching careers at community colleges. Students can earn a BS degree in Chemistry in four years and obtain experience that can be useful when applying for the Master of Science in Science Education from OSU. This option includes 11 courses covering teaching methods, a secondary area, and undergraduate teaching internship and seminar in chemistry.
The Chemistry Education option is designed for the Track-Two BS degree in Chemistry.
CH 407. Seminar [Chemistry Teaching] (1)
CH 410. Internship [Undergraduate Teaching] (3)
ED 309. Field Practicum (3)
or ED 409. Practicum/Clinical Experience (3)
PSY 202. *General Psychology (3)
SED 412. Technology Foundations for Teaching Math and Science (3)
SED 413. Inquiry in Science and Science Education (3)
Second Endorsement electives (15)
Select one elective course from list below for 3 credits:
ED 216. Purpose, Structure, & Function of Education in a Democracy (3)
ED 253. Learning Across the Lifespan (3)
PSY 350. Human Lifespan Development (4)
SED 414. Inquiry in Mathematics and Mathematics Education (3)
Note: Courses in the second endorsement area are to be from a list approved by the College of Education and must be different from those required in the chemistry core. The courses in this option are designed to interface with the Professional Teacher Master of Science Education program for prospective high school teachers through the College of Education at OSU.
* Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)