Secondary Education: Chemistry Teaching Option

Effective May 2017

This major is under an administrative enrollment control. Please review the Entrance-to-Major requirements found at https://advising.psu.edu/entrance-major-requirements

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 015: Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015 (GWS)

ENGL 015 (GWS)

Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These course carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or ENGL 030: Honors Freshman CompositionNotes for: ENGL 030 (GWS)

ENGL 030 (GWS)

Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These course carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
MATH 140: Calculus With Analytic Geometry I Notes for: MATH 140 (GQ)

MATH 140 (GQ)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
CHEM 110: Chemical Principles INotes for: CHEM 110 (GN)

CHEM 110 (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CHEM 111: Experimental Chemistry INotes for: CHEM 111 (GN)

CHEM 111 (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
1
PSYCH 100: PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 100 (GS)

PSYCH 100 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
CHEM 112: Chemical Principles IINotes for: CHEM 112 (GN)

CHEM 112 (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CHEM 113: Experimental Chemistry IINotes for: CHEM 113 (GN)

CHEM 113 (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
MATH 141: Calculus with Analytic Geometry IINotes for: MATH 141 (GQ)

MATH 141 (GQ)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
Arts Selection

Arts Selection (GA)

3
EDPSY 014: Learning and InstructionNotes for: EDPSY 014

EDPSY 014

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Literature SelectionNotes for: Literature Selection

Literature Selection

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 17

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 110: Biology: Basic Concepts and BiodiversityNotes for: BIOL 110 (GN)

BIOL 110 (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
PHYS 211: General Physics: MechanicsNotes for: PHYS 211 (GN)

PHYS 211 (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
C I 295: Introductory Field Experience for Teacher Preparation Notes for: CI 295

CI 295

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
CHEM 210: Organic Chemistry INotes for: CHEM 210

CHEM 210

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
C I 280: Introduction to Teaching English to English Language Learners Notes for: C I 280 (GH)

C I 280 (GH)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 16

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 100A: Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100A (GWS)

CAS 100A (GWS)

Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These course carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
3
PHYS 212: General Physics: Electricity and MagnetismNotes for: PHYS 212 (GN)

PHYS 212 (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
EDTHP 400 Level SelectionsNotes for: EDTHP 400 Level Selections

EDTHP 400 Level Selections

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or EDTHP 115: Education in American SocietyNotes for: EDTHP 115

EDTHP 115

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CHEM 212: Organic Chemistry II and CHEM 213: Laboratory Organic Chemistry Notes for: CHEM 212 and CHEM 213

CHEM 212 and CHEM 213

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
5
CHEM 200 Level SelectionNotes for: CHEM 200 Level Selection

CHEM 200 Level Selection

CHEM 200 Level Selection or related fields
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 18

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
CHEM 200 Level SelectionNotes for: CHEM 200 Level Selection

CHEM 200 Level Selection

CHEM 200 Level Selection or related fields
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CHEM 450: Physical Chemistry - ThermodynamicsNotes for: CHEM 450

CHEM 450

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CHEM 457: Experimental Physical ChemistryNotes for: CHEM 457

CHEM 457

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
3
Health and Physical Activity Notes for: Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1.5
SPLED 400: Teaching Exceptional Students in General Education SettingsNotes for: SPLED 400

SPLED 400

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
Total credits 16.5

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
SCIED 411: Teaching Secondary Science INotes for: SCIED 411

SCIED 411

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HD FS 239: Adolescent DevelopmentNotes for: HD FS 239 (GS)

HD FS 239 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or PSYCH 412: AdolescenceNotes for: PSYCH 412

PSYCH 412

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CHEM 452: Physical Chemistry - Quantum ChemistryNotes for: CHEM 452

CHEM 452

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CHEM 400 Level SelectionNotes for: CHEM 400 Level Selection

CHEM 400 Level Selection

(CHEM 402, 406, 408, 410, 412, 423, 425, or CH E 301 or 435)
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Health and Physical Activity

Health and Physical Activity (GA)

1.5
3
Total credits 16.5

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
SCIED 412: Teaching Secondary Science IINotes for: SCIED 412

SCIED 412

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Arts SelectionNotes for: Arts Selection (GA)

Arts Selection (GA)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
C I 495C: Clinical Application of Instruction - Secondary EducationNotes for: C I 495C

C I 495C

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CHEM 400 Level SelectionNotes for: CHEM 400 Level Selection

CHEM 400 Level Selection

(CHEM 402, 406, 408, 410, 412, 423, 425, or CH E 301 or 435)
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Arts SelectionNotes for: Arts Selection (GA)

Arts Selection (GA)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 15

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
C I 495E: Practicum in Student Teaching - Secondary EducationNotes for: C I 495E

C I 495E

No Additional coursework permitted during Student Teaching.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
15
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

  • Must complete at least 3 cr. of United States (US) and 3 cr. of International Cultures (IL).
  • W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.
  • First Aid and CPR certification required. (on-line courses not acceptable)
  • Summer study could reduce some of the credit loads above.
  • Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
  • Academic Advising Notes: The course series listed above is only one of many possible ways to move through this curriculum.   Please be sure to also use the curriculum checksheets and degree audits, as well as consult with an adviser about appropriate scheduling sequences, clearances for field experiences and testing requirements. Advisers also can assist students in identifying coursework offered at Penn State in the SUMMER.
  • No additional courses permitted during Student Teaching.

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

ENGL 015 (GWS)
Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These course carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
ENGL 030 (GWS)
Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These course carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
CAS 100A (GWS)
Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These course carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
CHEM 200 Level Selection
CHEM 200 Level Selection or related fields
CHEM 200 Level Selection
CHEM 200 Level Selection or related fields
CHEM 400 Level Selection
(CHEM 402, 406, 408, 410, 412, 423, 425, or CH E 301 or 435)
CHEM 400 Level Selection
(CHEM 402, 406, 408, 410, 412, 423, 425, or CH E 301 or 435)
C I 495E
No Additional coursework permitted during Student Teaching.