What You’ll Learn
Complete coursework and field experience that provides you with the content and skills to become an outstanding chemistry educator in today’s diverse classroom settings.
Our major prepares students for initial certification to teach chemistry to grades 5-12. This does not prevent any student from seeking additional certifications at the graduate level.
Our degree Chemistry Adolescence Inclusive Education includes the same core content as our major in chemistry, leaving students with a well-established knowledge and confidence in their field. This is paired with an education curriculum that focuses on lesson plans that are student-centered and connected to the current national content standards.
You’ll also have opportunities to pursue research, and work with mentors that will help you grow and find your footing in the field of education.
The Chemistry Adolescence Education Major leads to preparation for initial single certification to teach Chemistry in grades 5-12.Curriculum & Learning Outcomes
We recommend submitting first-year applications in October or early November. We decide your admission once you complete your application.
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Fall Semester: August 1Undergraduate Admissions
You’ll perform undergraduate research while working alongside our faculty in our recently remodeled laboratories.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of high school teachers is projected to grow 6% from 2012-22 and New York is the state with the highest employment level in chemistry teachers.
New York State Education Department (NYSED) issued teaching certificates are highly valued throughout the US, allowing for a reciprocity process in all 50 states.
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