B.S.Ed. in Chemistry

College of the Sciences and Mathematics
General Education Requirements
English Composition requirements6
Mathematics requirement 3
Public Speaking requirement3
Science requirements6
Behavioral & Social Science requirements6
Introduction to Psychology 1
Humanities requirements 16
Introduction to Ethics
Must take a LIT Course
Arts requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Student Electives9
Writing Emphasis requirements 9
Major Core Requirements
CHE 103General Chemistry I3
CHE 104General Chemistry II3
CHE 231Organic Chemistry I4
CHE 232Organic Chemistry II3
CHE 321Analytical Chemistry I3
CHE 418Chemical Information1
CHE 476Biochemistry I3
CHE 491Seminar in Chemistry1
CRL 103Experimental General Chemistry I (LAB)1
CRL 104Experimental General Chemistry II (LAB)1
CRL 231Experimental Organic Chemistry I Lab2
CRL 321Analytical Chemistry I Lab2
BIO 110General Biology 23
PHY 170Physics I 24
PHY 180Physics II4
MAT 161Calculus I4
MAT 162Calculus II4
Other Major Requirements
CHE 341Physical Chemistry I4
CHE 411Advanced Inorganic Chemistry3
CRL 232Experimental Organic Chemistry II Lab2
CRL 341Experimental Physical Chemistry Lab2
Lab safety exam must be passed before application for graduation. See advisor for more information
Education Requirements
EDA 103Foundations of Special Education3
EDA 304Special Ed Processes/Procedures for Secondary Educators3
EDF 300Democracy and Education 33
EDP 250Educational Psychology3
EDS 306Teaching Principles and Field Experience in Secondary Schools3
EDS 411Student Teaching Sec - 1st Half6
EDS 412Student Teaching Sec - 2nd Half6
EDR 347Literacy Development and Secondary Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Classrooms3
LAN 382Teaching English Language Learners PK-12 33
or ENG 382 Teaching English Language Learners PK-12
SCE 350Science Education in the Secondary School 33
or SCB 350 Science Education in Secondary School
Total Minimum Credits Required126

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
FallCredits
CHE 103 General Chemistry I 3
CRL 103 Experimental General Chemistry I (LAB) 1
MAT 161 Calculus I 4
WRT 120 Effective Writing I 3
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology 3
 Credits14
Spring
CHE 104 General Chemistry II 3
CRL 104 Experimental General Chemistry II (LAB) 1
MAT 162 Calculus II 4
EDP 250 Educational Psychology 3
WRT XXX 3
Public Speaking Gen Ed 3
 Credits17
Year Two
Fall
CHE 231 Organic Chemistry I 4
CRL 231 Experimental Organic Chemistry I Lab 2
CHE 321 Analytical Chemistry I 3
CRL 321 Analytical Chemistry I Lab 2
PHY 170 Physics I 4
 Credits15
Spring
CHE 232 Organic Chemistry II 3
CRL 232 Experimental Organic Chemistry II Lab 2
PHY 180 Physics II 4
EDA 103 Foundations of Special Education 3
EDF 300 Democracy and Education 3
LIT 165 Topics in Literature 3
 Credits18
Year Three
Fall
CHE 341 Physical Chemistry I 4
CRL 341 Experimental Physical Chemistry Lab 2
CHE 418 Chemical Information 1
EDA 304 Special Ed Processes/Procedures for Secondary Educators 3
PHI 180 Introduction to Ethics 3
Arts Gen Ed 3
 Credits16
Spring
CHE 411 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry 3
BIO 110 General Biology 3
EDS 306 Teaching Principles and Field Experience in Secondary Schools 3
EDR 347 Literacy Development and Secondary Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Classrooms 3
Student Elective 3
Student Elective 3
 Credits18
Year Four
Fall
CHE 476 Biochemistry I 3
CHE 491 Seminar in Chemistry 1
SCE 350 Science Education in the Secondary School 3
LAN 382 Teaching English Language Learners PK-12 3
Behavioral/Social Science Gen Ed 3
Student Elective 3
 Credits16
Spring
EDS 411 Student Teaching Sec - 1st Half 6
EDS 412 Student Teaching Sec - 2nd Half 6
 Credits12
 Total Credits126