Secondary: Chemistry

Secondary: Chemistry

This content area is designed for those looking to teach students in grades 9–12 in chemistry.

The course sequence consists of a number of education courses and 11 undergraduate courses in chemistry. To add a middle-level general science endorsement, add five additional courses in the other natural sciences plus a special methods middle-level science course in education.

You must complete all required courses in your content area prior to beginning the master’s-level course sequence. Upon admission, you will work with an adviser to tailor a course sequence to fit your individual needs.


  • EDUC 7742: Special Methods: Middle-Level Science
  • EDUC 7752: Special Methods: Senior High Science


  • CHEM 1110: General Chemistry I
  • CHEM 1120: General Chemistry II
  • CHEM 2010: Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 2020: Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 3000: Quantitative Analysis
  • CHEM 3310: Physical Chemistry I
  • CHEM 3320: Physical Chemistry II
  • CHEM 4000: Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM 4200: Advanced Analytical Chemistry
  • CHEM 4400: Biochemistry
  • CHEM 4912: Chemistry Research

Middle-Level Science

To add the optional middle-level endorsement, take the following additional courses:

  • BIOL 1710 Foundations of Biology I
  • BIOL 1720 Foundations of Biology II
  • BIOL 2710 Foundations of Biology III
  • PHYS 1040: Astronomy
  • PHYS 1080: Physics for the Health Sciences I
  • PHYS 1090: Physics for the Health Sciences II

Courses numbered below 5000 are undergraduate courses; courses 5000 and above are graduate courses. For detailed course descriptions, visit the Graduate Academic Catalog or the Undergraduate Academic Catalog.