Recommended Course Sequence for BS in Chemistry & Physics Education - Chemistry

Semester 1

     
CHEM 1210 Principles of Chemistry I 4.0
CHEM 1215 Principles of Chemistry I Lab 1.0
MATH 1210 Calculus I 5.0
ENGL 1010 Introduction to Writing 3.0
PES 1097 or HLTH 1100 Fitness for Life or Personal Health & Wellness 2.0
You Choose American Institutions 3.0
  Total 18.0

Semester 2

     
CHEM 1220 Principles of Chemistry II 4.0
CHEM 1225 Principles of Chemistry II Lab 1.0
MATH 1220 Calculus II 5.0
ENGL 2020 Intermediate Writing - Science/Tech 3.0
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3.0
EDSC 2540 Development of the Adolescent Student 2.0
  Total 18.0
 

Semester 3

     
CHEM 2310 Organic Chemistry I 4.0
CHEM 2315 Organic Chemistry I Lab 1.0
You Choose Humanities Course 3.0
PHYS 2010 Physics for Scientists & Engineers I 4.0
PHYS 2215 Physics for Scientists & Engineers I Lab 1.0
You Choose Fine Arts 3.0
  Total 16.0

Semester 4

     
CHEM 2320 Organic Chemistry II 4.0
CHEM 2325 Organic Chemistry II Lab 1.0
PHYS 2220 Physics for Scientists & Engineers II 4.0
PHYS 2225 Physics for Scientists & Engineers II Lab 1.0
You Choose Biology Course 3.0
You Choose Social/Behavioral Science 3.0
EDSC 3400 Exceptional Studies 2.0
  Total 18.0
 

Semester 5

     
CHEM 3000 Analytical Chemistry 4.0
PHYS 3740 Modern Physics 3.0
CHEM 3060 Physical Chemistry 4.0
EDSC 3050 Foundations of American Education * 2.0
MATH 2210 Calculus III 3.0
EDSC 4200 Classroom Management I * 1.0
  Total 17.0

Semester 6

     
CHEM 3100 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry 4.0
PHYS 3010 Physics Experiments for Secondary Ed. 1.0
PHYS 3050 Astrophysics 3.0
EDSC 4450 Multicultural Instruction/ESL * 2.0
EDSC 4440 Content Area Reading & Writing 3.0
EDSC 4250 Classroom Management II * 1.0
EDSC 3000 Education Psychology * 3.0
  Total 17.0
 

Semester 7

     
EDSC 4550 Sec. Curric. Instruction & Assessment 4.0
EDSC 3250 Instructional Media 2.0
CHEM 4200 Teaching Methods in Science 3.0
HIST 4320 History of Scientific Thought 3.0
  Total 12.0

Semester 8

     
EDSC 4850 Student Teaching-Secondary 8.0
  Total 8.0
 
  • Completion of a minimum of 124 semester credits with a minimum of 40 upper-division credits.
  • Overall GPA of 2.0 (C) or above with a minimum of 2.25 in major.
  • Residency hours—minimum of 30 credit hours through course attendance at UVU, with at least 10 hours earned in the last 45 hrs.
  • Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements.
  • A minimum of 52 credit hours must be in the major with a minimum of 20 credits taken at UVU. A minimum of 24 chemistry and physics credits must be upper-division.
  • Complete all chemistry and physics courses with a minimum grade of "C-" or better.
  • *This sequence of EDSC courses is only an example. You will need to consult with the Secondary Education Advisor for a specific plan.

TOTAL BS PROGRAM CREDITS: 124.0