Chemistry Teaching Major (General Science—Chemistry)

B.A. or B.S. degree program

  1. General Education Required of Secondary and K-12 Teacher Education Students* (see page 167 at http://catalog.lipscomb.edu)
  2. Professional Education (see page 167 at http://catalog.lipscomb.edu)
  3. Subject Matter Specialization
Base Courses in Biology (BI) Hours
BI 1003 Fundamentals of Biology  3
BI 3712 Conservation of Natural Resources  2
BI 2213 Introductory Human Anatomy and Physiology  3

 

Base Courses in Chemistry (CM) Hours
CM 1113 General Chemistry Lectures I  3
CM 1123 General Chemistry Lectures II  3
CM 1211 General Chemistry Laboratories I  1
CM 1221 General Chemistry Laboratories II  1
CM 2113 Organic Chemistry Lectures II  3
CM 2123 Organic Chemistry Lectures II  3
CM 2211 Organic Chemistry Laboratories I  1
CM 2221 Organic Chemistry Laboratories II  1
CM 2314 Analytical Chemistry  4
CM 3053 Methods - Teaching Chemistry  3
CM 3414 Instrumental Methods of Analysis  4
CM 3613 Inorganic Chemistry  3
CM 3713 Introduction to Physical Chemistry  3
CM 4911 Chemical Literature  1
CM 4921 Chemical Seminar ( 1

 

Base Courses in Computer Science (CSCI) Hours
CSCI 1041 Computer Applications - Math/Science  1

 

Base Courses in Mathematics (MA) Hours
MA 1113 College Algebra  4
MA 1123 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry  4

 

Base Courses in Physics (PH) Hours
1214 Elementary College Physics II  4
1224 Elementary College Physics II  4

 

*Omit Chemistry 1013, Mathematics 1043, and Physics 1013. Biology 1003 is included in specialized subject matter.

Students completing this major must satisfy the major field writing requirements for both the Department of Chemistry and the Department of Education. In Chemistry, the writing requirement is satisfied by completing Chemistry 2221 and 3414 with a grade of “C” or above. In Education, the writing requirement is satisfied by completing the following courses with a grade of “C” or above: Education 3332 and 3354.

Students seeking a teaching endorsement in Chemistry may do so by taking Chemistry 1113, 1123, 1211, 1221, 2113, 2123, 2211, 2221, 3051 and any one of 2314, 3613 or 3713.

Chemistry Teaching majors have a built-in minor in education and are not required to take another minor.