Chemistry Major (B.S.)(Combined B.S./M.A.T. with Teacher Certification in Physical Science (Preschool-Grade 12) and Teacher of Students with Disabilities)

Program Requirements

Major Requirements

Required Courses
CHEM 120General Chemistry I4
CHEM 121General Chemistry II4
CHEM 220Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry3
CHEM 230Organic Chemistry I3
CHEM 231Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 232Experimental Organic Chemistry I2
CHEM 233Experimental Organic Chemistry II2
CHEM 310Analytical Chemistry5
CHEM 311Instrumental Analysis4
CHEM 340Physical Chemistry I3
CHEM 341Physical Chemistry II3
CHEM 343Experimental Physical Chemistry2
CHEM 370Biochemistry I3
CHEM 372Experimental Biochemistry I2
CHEM 495The Chemical Literature1
Elective Courses
Select 9 credits from the following including one Lab Elective and at least 2 Non-Lab Electives:
Lab Electives
CHEM 498Senior Laboratory3
or CHEM 499 Undergraduate Research
Non-Lab Electives
Select two of the following:6
Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
Advanced Organic Chemistry
Advanced Physical Chemistry
Selected Topics in Chemistry
Math Collaterals
MATH 122Calculus I4
MATH 221Calculus II4
MATH 222Calculus III4
MATH 335Linear Algebra4
or MATH 420 Ordinary Differential Equations
Physics Collaterals
PHYS 191University Physics I4
PHYS 192University Physics II4
PHYS 210Mechanics4
PHYS 240Electricity and Magnetism4
Select one of the following:4
Astronomy
Optics
Modern Physics
CSIT 111Fundamentals of Programming I3
Select one of the following with advisor approval (Course will also count towards MAT portion of this program):3
Hazardous Materials Management
Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
Bioinorganic Chemistry
Advanced Organic Chemistry
Organic Synthesis
Biosynthesis of Natural Products
Separation and Analysis
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance: Theory and Practice
Drug Design in Medicinal Chemistry
Advanced Physical Chemistry
Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy
Chemical Thermodynamics and Electrochemistry
Chemical Spectroscopy
Chemical Kinetics
Organometallic Chemistry
Advanced Analytical Chemistry
Advanced Biochemistry
Protein Structure
Enzyme Kinetics and Mechanisms
Lipid Biochemistry
Nucleic Acid Biochemistry
Biochemistry Laboratory Techniques
Biomolecular Assay Development
Biochemical Pharmacology
Selected Topics-Advanced Chemistry
Graduate Research
Graduate Literature Search
Graduate Seminar
Total Credits95

Teacher Ed Program Requirements (P-12, Bachelor's/MAT) 

Teacher Ed Pre-Requisite Requirements
Health for Teacher Education
Select one of the following: 13-4
Biological Sciences
Biology for Survival
The Biology of Human Life
Human Heredity
Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology I
Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology II
Human Anatomy and Physiology
Genetics
Personal Health Issues
Injury Prevention and Emergency Care
Study of Human Diseases
Perspectives on Drugs
Mental Health
Human Sexuality
Health Education Methods
School Health and Community Services
Counseling Skills for Public Health Professionals
Honors Seminar in Science
Honors Seminar in Contemporary Issues in Science
Principles and Practice of Emergency Care
Nutrition
Speech for Teacher Education
CMST 101Fundamentals of Speech: Communication Requirement3
Additional Teacher Ed Pre-Requisites
EDFD 200Psychological Foundations of Education3
or PSYC 200 Educational Psychology
EDFD 220Philosophical Orientation to Education3
EDFD 221Historical Foundations of American Education3
Select one of the following:3
Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling
Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling
Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling
Undergraduate Professional Sequence I
SASE 305Teaching for Equity and Diversity3
SASE 312Educating English Language Learners1
SPED 279Foundation and Philosophy of Inclusive Education3
Undergraduate Professional Sequence II
READ 411Language Literacy3
SPED 367Language-Based Strategies for Inclusive Classrooms3
Undergraduate Professional Sequence III
SPED 469Inclusive Methods for Middle and Secondary Schools3
SPED 488Promoting Prosocial Behaviors in Inclusive Settings3
Graduate Sequence
SPED 566Creating Curricular Access for Adolescents with Disabilities 23
SPED 586Educational Planning for Adolescents with Disabilities 23
Total Credits43-44
1

Or pass the MSU Health Knowledge Test available through the Center of Pedagogy.

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Courses will also count toward graduate portion of this program.