Aug 03, 2020  
2012-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry/Secondary Education

Bachelor of Arts 

Chemistry/Secondary Education

This is designed to provide training in all areas of chemistry for those seeking careers as high school chemistry teachers. Students choose elective courses in education, and the combination of chemistry and education courses has been approved by the Interstate Certification Compact and allows the student to meet the certification requirements of the State of Rhode Island and most other states.

Required Courses

Academic programs vary in their requirements. Students should consult with their faculty advisor and the Academic Guidebook to review the Academic Planning Form pertinent to their program of study. In addition, students should review course descriptions regarding any prerequisites for required courses. Graduation requirements include a minimum of 120 credit hours, although some academic programs may require additional credits. Please refer to the Academic Resources section of the catalog for more information. Information regarding the new Core Curriculum, which takes effect with the Class of 2016, is available at

Other assessment requirements include, but are not limited to, Basic Skills Tests, minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA, minimum 2.0 average in Chemistry major courses, C or higher in all Education courses.Please see the Secondary Education  section for additional information.