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Chemistry Education

Realize your potential and fulfill your promise as teacher. Our program helps you acquire the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors needed to deliver optimum learning experiences for diverse pupils in changing classroom environments.

  • Small class sizes
  • State-of-the-art laboratory facilities
  • Combined hands-on experience and fundamental education
  • Courses and labs taught by faculty, not graduate students
  • Opportunities to meet and work with educators and students in the community
  • Up-to-date on legislation and regulations affecting the teaching profession
GRADUATE & GET TO WORK

Our Secondary Education program provides a comprehensive academic curriculum, complemented by licensure requirements.

Gain real-life experience – all before your graduate.

Student Teaching and Practicum

Obtain work experience and make informed career choices through supervised internships and student teaching.


Student North Dakota United

Students are encouraged to join Student North Dakota United, a professional organization that exposes members to greater knowledge in their field.


Pi Lambda Theta

Eligible students are invited to join this international honor society and professional association in education.

Employment Options
  • Middle School Teacher
  • High School Teacher
  • Chemistry Professor

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98%

Placement Rate1Rate based University of Jamestown 2018 bachelor’s degree graduates 1

59K-89K

Expected salary range for a
chemistry secondary education professional2Based on data from “FOCUS 2 CAREER 2



COURSEWORK


Course

Title (credits)
Educ 100 Praxis Preparation (0)
Eng 101 Freshman Composition (3)
Eng 102 Freshman Composition/Literature (3)
Math 102 Intermediate Algebra (3)
Or higher level
Comm
or
Comm
102

201
Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)

Oral Interpretation of Literature (3)
Pols
or
Hist
or
Hist
104

207

208
American National Government (3)

The United States to 1865 (3)

The United States since 1865 (3)
Chem 133 General Chemistry I (4)
Chem 134 General Chemistry II (4)
Math 151 Calculus I (4)
Math 152 Calculus II (4)
Educ 201 Introduction to Teaching (3)
Phys 203 Physics I (5)
Phys 204 Physics II (5)
Educ 205 A Study of North Dakota Native American Cultures (2)
Math 205 Statistics (3)
Educ 209 Principles/Practices of Teaching Middle & Secondary Schools (3)
Educ 303 Introduction to Teaching Students with Exceptionalities (3)
Educ 305 Managing & Monitoring the Learning Environment (3)
Educ 310 Reading Methods: Middle & Secondary Schools (3)

Course

Title (credits)
Educ 316 Assessment/Evaluation (3)
Educ 319 Instructional Media & Technology (3)
Chem 343 Organic Chemistry I (4)
Chem 344 Organic Chemistry II (4)
Chem 353 Chemical Methods of Analysis (3)
Educ 353 Applied Cognitive Theories (3)
Chem 354 Instrumental Methods of Analysis (3)
Chem 373 Inorganic Chemistry I (3)
Chem 374 Inorganic Chemistry II (3)
Chem 390 Special Topics (2)
Educ 398 Junior Seminar (1)
Educ 399B Classroom Practicum (1)
Educ 406 Science Methods: Middle/Secondary School (3)
Chem 413 Biochemistry I (3)
Educ 419/420 Student Teaching (16)
Chem 423 Chemical Thermodynamics (3)
Chem 424 Chemical Dynamics & Quantum Mechanics (3)
Chem 493 Seminar I (1)
Chem 494 Seminar II (1)

Plus 3 of the following courses:
Chem 431 Advanced Lab I (1)
Chem 432 Advanced Lab II (1)
Chem 433 Advanced Lab III (1)
Chem 434 Advanced Lab IV (1)

Total Semester Credits Required: 131




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