B.S.Ed. in Chemistry

College of Education and Social Work
General Education Requirements
First Year Experience4
Academic Foundations
English Composition requirement6
Mathematics requirement 3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Distributive Requirements
Science requirement6
Behavioral & Social Science requirement6
Introduction to Psychology 1
Humanities requirement 16
Introduction to Ethics
Must take a LIT Course
Arts requirement3
Additional Baccalaureate Requirements
Writing Emphasis requirement9
Speaking Emphasis requirement9
Ethics requirement3
Major Core Requirements 4
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 103General Chemistry I Lab1
CRL 104General Chemistry II Lab1
CRL 231Organic 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 4
CHE 341Physical Chemistry I4
CHE 411Advanced Inorganic Chemistry3
CRL 232Organic Chemistry II Lab2
CRL 341Physical Chemistry I 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
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
Capstone Requirement
EDS 411Student Teaching Sec - 1st Half 56
EDS 412Student Teaching Sec - 2nd Half 56
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
Semester OneCredits
CHE 103
CRL 103
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Lab
MAT 161 Calculus I 4
WRT 120 Effective Writing I 3
FYE 100XFirst Year Experience 4
Semester Two
CHE 104
CRL 104
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Lab
MAT 162 Calculus II 4
EDP 250 Educational Psychology 1 3
PHI 180 Introduction to Ethics 3
WRT 2XX200-Level WRT Course 3
Year Two
Semester Three
CHE 231
CRL 231
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Lab
CHE 321
CRL 321
Analytical Chemistry I
and Analytical Chemistry I Lab
PHY 170 Physics I 4
Semester Four
CHE 232
CRL 232
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Lab
CHE 418 Chemical Information 1
PHY 180 Physics II 4
EDA 103 Foundations of Special Education 3
LIT 165 Topics in Literature 3
Apply for Candidacy at the end of the semester.  
Year Three
Semester Five
CHE 341
CRL 341
Physical Chemistry I
and Physical Chemistry I Lab
EDA 304 Special Ed Processes/Procedures for Secondary Educators 1 3
EDF 300 Democracy and Education 3
Arts Gen ed 3
Semester Six
CHE 411 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry 3
BIO 110 General Biology 3
EDS 306 Teaching Principles and Field Experience in Secondary Schools 1 3
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology 3
Behavioral & Social Science Gen Ed 3
Year Four
Semester Seven
CHE 476 Biochemistry I 3
CHE 491 Seminar in Chemistry 1
SCE 350 Science Education in the Secondary School 1 3
LAN 382
Teaching English Language Learners PK-12
or Teaching English Language Learners PK-12
EDR 347 Literacy Development and Secondary Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Classrooms 3
Behavioral & Social Science Gen Ed 3
Semester Eight
EDS 411 Student Teaching Sec - 1st Half 1 6
EDS 412 Student Teaching Sec - 2nd Half 1 6
 Total Credits121