Chemistry Education

Chemistry Education degree options

Become a chemistry teacher

If you desire to teach chemistry, Missouri Southern State University offers you the following degree options:

  • BSEd in Chemistry: prepares you to teach chemistry. You may concentrate on chemistry as a single teaching field, which qualifies you to teach grades 9-12, or you may choose it as one of two teaching fields, which qualifies you to teach grades K-12.
  • BSEd in Unified Science, Chemistry endorsement: prepares you to teach introductory level courses in biology, chemistry, earth science and physics and to teach advanced courses in chemistry at the secondary level (grades 9-12).

BSEd In Chemistry (K-12 certification):

One of two teaching fields

  • General Education Requirements: 31-32 hours
  • Chemistry Requirements: 34 hours
  • Supporting requirements: 20 hours
  • Education Certification Requirements: 39 hours
  • Second Teaching Field: 30 hours (some fields exceed 30 hours)
  • Total: 154-155 hours (may vary with 2nd field)

BSEd in Chemistry (9-12 certification):

Single teaching field

  • General Education Requirements: 31-32 hours
  • Chemistry Requirements: 36 hours
  • Supporting requirements: 30 hours
  • Education Certification Requirements: 39 hours
  • Total: 136-137 hours

You may also be interested in: Chemistry, Education, Secondary Education (9-12), Unified Science Education

Chemistry Department

Teacher Education Department

School of Education

Contact:

Dr. Deborah Brown
Department Head, Teacher Education Department
Taylor Hall Room 225
3950 E. Newman Rd.
Joplin MO 64801-1595
Phone: 417.625-3060

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