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University Catalog 2016-2017 
University Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry Education (Grades 6-12) (Certification - Chemistry), B.S.

Chemistry Education majors should note that certification requirements are established by the Louisiana Department of Education and are subject to change. Students should consult their advisors each semester. Education majors should consult the Division of Education and Counseling section in this catalog for requirements to be formally admitted into Xavier’s Teacher Education Program.

Junior Year

All majors must have passed all parts of Praxis I and should have been accepted into the Teacher Education Program before taking junior-level Education and Psychology courses.

Senior Year

First Semester

Semester Hours: 17

Semester Hours: 15

1 CHEM 4083 , Undergraduate Research may be substituted with permission of the course instructor.

Summary: Program in Chemistry Education (Grades 6-12)

Fundamental Core: 18

English Composition (6, ENGL 1000 /ENGL 1010 , ENGL 1020 ), Mathematics (3 of 4, MATH 1030 ), Natural Science (3 of 4, CHEM 1010 /CHEM 1010D /CHEM 1011L  ), World Language (6)

Essential Core: 36

Freshman Seminar (2), African American and Diaspora Studies (3), Communication (3), Fine Arts (3), History (3), Natural Science (3 of 4, CHEM 1020 /CHEM 1020D /CHEM 1021L  ), Philosophy (6), Physical Education (1, activity-based), Social Science (3, EDUC 3040 ), Theology (6), World Literature (3, ENGL 2010 )

Expansive Core: 6

Including one BIOL or IPSC Expansive Core course (3) (recommended) *

Total Hours: 128

*Teacher certification standards require 3 hours in BIOL or IPSC, in addition to the other courses listed above.

**See also required specified courses in Fundamental and Essential Core above.