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M.A.T. WITH CHEMISTRY CERTIFICATION

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Professional Education Courses Required for Certification

  • EDUC 507 Culture, Community & Diversity: Intro. to Critical Pedagogy (40 hour Stage 1 & 2 Field Experience)
  • EDUC 503 Student Development & Instructional Design (40 hour Stage 1 & 2 Field Experience)
  • EDUC 502.2 Intro. to the Education of English Language Learners 
  • EDUC 534 Including Students with Disabilities 
  • EDUC 530.2 Computer Technology in the Classroom
  • EDUC 540 Reflective Teaching (40 hour Stage 3 Field Experience)
  • EDUC 564 Curriculum and Instruction in Science (110 hour Stage 3 Field Experience)
  • EDUC 575-7 Student Teaching
  • EDUC 578 Seminar in Secondary Student Teaching

Chemistry Courses Required for Certification 

Chemistry (9 Courses)

  • CHEM 113 General Chemistry I
  • CHEM 114 General Chemistry II
  • CHEM 211 Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 212 Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 220.2 Methods in Chem. Research
  • CHEM 222 Quantitative Analysis
  • CHEM 331-2 Physical Chemistry
  • CHEM 370.2 Senior Seminar in Chemistry
  • CHEM ### One elective selected by student in consultation with advisor. CHEM 341, Advanced Inorganic Chem. is recommended. 

Mathematics (2 Courses)

MATH 170 Analytic Geometry & Calculus I (or substitute Math 106 /166)

MATH 171 Analytic Geometry & Calculus II

Physics (2 Courses)

PHYS 111 Introductory Physics I

PHYS 112 Introductory Physics II

Additional Science Electives (2 courses)

The program provides for two science electives.  Since chemistry teachers are considered eligible by the State for also teaching general science, a student should endeavor to broaden his/her science background with courses appropriate to his/her interests and previous training. A course in the biological sciences and a course in the earth sciences are strongly encouraged. The recommended elective courses include astronomy, meteorology, geology, general zoology, introductory botany,biochemistry, computer science, and statistics.