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  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2015 - 2017 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry and Teacher Certification, BS


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Degree Requirements


The total semester credit hours required for a B. S. in Chemistry is 120.

General Education Requirements (30 sch)


Lower Level


Communication (6 sch)


Political Science (U.S., State of Texas and Local Government) (6 sch)


Social and Behavioral Science (3 sch)


Component Option (3 sch)


Common Science Requirements (24 sch)


Required Chemistry Courses (38 sch total, ≥ 22 sch upper level)


Advanced Chemistry Electives (select ≥ 7 sch)


Certification Courses (18 total sch + 6 student teaching)


Upper Level


Professional Foundations (Pre-Candidacy)


* Acceptable community college transfer courses for PSYC 3341  include PSYC 2308, PSYC 2314, and TECA 1354. Acceptable community college transfer courses for EDUC 3352  include EDUC 2301.

Literacy and Pedagogy (Requires application and admission to candidacy)


Clinical Practice (Requires application and admission)


** Students seeking to do a paid internship in lieu of student teaching must pass their content area TExES exam and graduate in order to be eligible to be hired as an intern teacher.

Transfer or Other Hours Not Listed Above


Minimum of 1 lower level sch.

TExES Requirements


Candidates for the TExES test in 7-12 Chemistry must have completed the courses for the B.S. in Chemistry. Candidates for TExES tests in 6-12 Physical Science or 7-12 Science must have completed the courses listed for each area below or equivalent courses.

6-12 Physical Sciences:


Complete the courses for the BS in Chemistry, including PHYS 2325 /PHYS 2125  and PHYS 2326 /PHYS 2126 .

7-12 Science:


Complete the courses for the BS in Biology with a minor in Chemistry, or the BS in Chemistry with a minor in Biology. In addition complete GEOL 1301 /GEOL 1101 , PHYS 1301 /PHYS 1101  or PHYS 2325 /PHYS 2125 , and either GEOL 1302 /GEOL 1102  or PHYS 1302 /PHYS 1102  or PHYS 2326 /PHYS 2126 .

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