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BS in Chemistry/MST in Adolescent Education (5 Year Program)

This five year combined BS/MST program in Adolescent Education/Chemistry prepares students for teaching grades 7-12. The program leads to Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Teaching degrees as well as New York State initial certification to teach Adolescent Education/Chemistry. Students complete core curriculum and Chemistry major requirements for the undergraduate degree and the undergraduate prerequisites for entry to Graduate Education program, which can be completed in the fifth year.

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Recommended Course Schedule

Freshman Year: Fall Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 109 General Chemistry I 5
MTH 135 or
MTH 231
Pre-Calculus or
Calculus I
3 or
4
COL 150 Columba Seminar 4
College Core or
Related Science Course
College Core or
Related Science Course
3 or
4-4.5

Total

 

16-17.5


Freshman Year: Spring Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 110 General Chemistry II 5
MTH 231
or
MTH 232
Calculus I
or
Calculus II
4
ENG 120 English Composition 3
College Core or
Related Science Course
College Core or
Related Science Course
3 or
4-4.5

Total

 

15-17.5


Sophomore Year: Fall Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 209 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHM 220 Organic Lab I 2
PHY 101 General Physics I 4
MTH 232 or
CS 201
Calculus II or
Computer Science I
4 or
3
CHM 222 Analytical Chemistry 3

Total

 

16


Sophomore Year: Spring Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 210 Organic Chemistry II 3
Strongly recommended:
CHM 221
Strongly recommended:
Organic Lab II
2
PHY 102 General Physics II 4
CS 201 or
College Core
Computer Science I or
College Core
4 or
3
College Core College Core 3

Total

 

15-16


Junior Year: Fall Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 309 Physical Chemistry I 3
CHM 321 Biochemistry I 3
CHM 425 Chemical Safety 2
EDU 201 Principles of Education 3
EDU 250 Field Experience I 1
College Core College Core 3

Total

 

16


Junior Year: Spring Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

Strongly recommended:
CHM 310
Strongly recommended:
Physical Chemistry II
3
CS 201 or
College Core
Computer Science I or
College Core
4 or
3
CHM 327 or
EDU graduate course*
Inorganic Chemistry or
Education graduate course*
3
College Core College Core 3
College Core College Core 3

Total

 

15


Senior Year: Fall Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 450 Seminar 2
CHM 441/442 Research 2
EDU graduate course* Education graduate course* 3
CHM elective or
EDU course*
Chemistry elective or
Education course*
3
College Core College Core 3
College Core College Core 3-6

Total

 

14-17


Senior Year: Spring Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 322 Instrumental Analysis 3
EDU graduate course* Education graduate course* 3
College Core College Core 3
College Core College Core 3
College Core College Core 3

Total

 

15


Graduate Year: Spring Semester

Course

Credits

Four Education graduate courses* 12

Total

12


Graduate Year: Spring Semester

Course

Credits

Three Education graduate courses* 9

Total

9


* CHM elective: CHM 327 (recommended) or any course listed as “Adv. Elective” for ACS major.  EDU courses are: 640, 653, 660, 712, 721, 783, 922, 961 and 975.