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  • Chemistry Education

    Degrees offered: Bachelor of Science

    Chemistry is present in everything we wear, the food we eat and the things we buy. Our life is made better, in part, by the work done by chemists. Our vigorous programs will allow you to enter the industrial world and be an active participant in it. If a masters or doctoral degree in chemistry is in your future, feel confident that Ohio Dominican University can give you tools necessary to succeed in graduate school. Many students go on to professional school (e.g. physician, veterinarian, optometrist, podiatrist, etc.) Although students seeking a chemistry-centered career are advised to follow the Bachelor of Science curriculum, Ohio Dominican University also offers the Associate of Science degree in Chemistry.

    Three licensures in the natural sciences are available at Ohio Dominican University.  Chemistry Education in addition to the following: 

    These all include a common core of science courses and an emphasis on pedagogical techniques. The three licensures are designed so a student may move from one teaching major to another with ease. This allows the student to nuance his/her program as maturity within the field develops.



    Requirements for a B.S. or Licensure in Chemistry Education - Grades 7-12


    See course descriptions for prerequisites and co-requisites    
    Degree-seeking students must complete the core requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree in addition to the major requirements listed below.
    Licensure-only students, those who completed a bachelor's degree prior to beginning this program, need only the requirements listed below.
    CHM 109 General Chemistry I 4*
    CHM 110 General Chemistry II 4*
    CHM 229 Organic Chemistry I 4*
    CHM 230 Organic Chemistry II 4*
    CHM 359 Analytical Chemistry 4*
    CHM 451 Biochemistry 4*
    BIO 201 General Biology: Cells, Genetics, Evolution 4*
    BIO 202 General Biology: Botany, Zoology, Ecology 4*
    BIO 203 General Biology: Anatomy and Physiology 4*
    MTH 240 Calculus I 4*
    MTH 241 Calculus II 4*
    PHY 219 General Physics I 4*
    PHY 220 General Physics II 4*
    SCI 479 CORE: Research in the Sciences 4*
    Select one of the following: 4*
    CHM 360 Instrumenal Methods of Analysis  
    CHM 439 Thermodynamics & Kinetics  
    CHM 440 Quantum Mechanics & Spectroscopy  
    Required Professional Education Courses:  
    EDU 112 Introduction to Teaching: Adol to Yng Adult 3
    EDU 220 Educational Psychology 3
    EDU 314 Content Area Reading 3
    EDU 346 AYA  and Multi-Age Methods 3
    EDU 379A CORE: Principles of Education 3
    EDU 353 AYA Science Teaching Methods/Field Experience 3
    EDU 487 Supervised Teaching - AYA or Multi-Age  12
    EDU 488 Teaching Seminar - AYA or Multi-Age 1
    Total Credits Required 91
    *used to calculate Major GPA