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CHEMISTRY EDUCATION
WITH SEYS MINOR

The following information is provided by the Department of Chemisty and Biochemistry of Queens College.

 
If you are interested in entering the Chemistry-Secondary Education Program, you must consult with the Chemistry-Education Advisor (Dr. Wilma Saffran) and file an approved concentration plan with the Chemistry department.

Courses Required for Major: (54-56 cr.)*
Chem 113 – General Chemistry I (5 cr.)
Chem 114 – General Chemistry II (5 cr.)
Chem 241 – Analytical Chemistry I (4 cr.)
Chem 251 – Organic Chemistry I (5 cr.)
Chem 252 – Organic Chemistry II (5 cr.)
Chem 361 – Physical Chemistry I (3 cr.)
Chem 365 – Physical Chemistry Lab I (2 cr.)
Chem 362 – Physical Chemistry II (3 cr.)
    OR
Chem 378 – Physical Biochemistry [Chem 375 pre- or co-req.] (3 cr.)

MATH
Math 151 – Calculus/Differentiation & Integration (4 cr.)
Math 152 – Calculus/Integration & Infinite Series (4 cr.)
    (or equivalents: Math 141, 142, 143 - 9 credits)
Math 201 – Intermediate Calculus [pre-req for Chem 361] (4 cr.)

PHYSICS
Phys 121 – General Physics I (4 cr.)
Phys 122 – General Physics II [pre-req. for Chem 361] (4 cr.)
    (or Phys 145 and 146)

1 Chemistry Elective: Choose from:
Chem 366 – Physical Chemistry Lab II [Chem 362 pre- or co-req.] (2 cr.)
Chem 331 – Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (3 cr.)
Chem 354 – Advanced Organic Chemistry (3 cr.)
Chem 342 – Analytical Chemistry II: Instrumental Analysis [Chem 241 pre- or co-req.] (4 cr.)
Chem 375 – Introduction to Biochemistry (4 cr.)
Chem 376 – Introductory Biochemistry Lab [Chem 375 pre- or co-req.] (2 cr.)
Chem 391 – Special Problems (1-3 cr.) – Permission of department required.
TOTAL: 54 – 56 CREDITS
                                 

SECONDARY EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (24 cr.)
SEYS 201 – Historical, Social & Philosophical Foundations of Education (3 cr.)
SEYS 221 – Development and Learning in Education (3 cr.)
SEYS 340 – Language, Literacy, and Culture in Education (3 cr.)
Fall Semester Only:
SEYS 350 – Cognition, Technology & Instruction for Diverse Learners (3 cr.)
SEYS 362 – Science Methods (3 cr.)
SEYS 372.2 (Co-req: SEYS 350 & 362) — Practicum in Science – MS/JHS (2 cr.)
Spring Semester Only:
SEYS 372.4 – Student Teaching (4 cr.)**
SEYS 382 (Co-req: SEYS 372.4) — Curriculum and Assessment in Science Teaching (3 cr.)

* Students must have a grade of C- or higher in all pre-requisite courses and a C average in courses in the Chemistry concentration.

** The pre-requisite for SEYS 372 is: "A grade of 2.75 in the major and a 3.0 average in SEYS 201, 221, 340, and 350, and completion of all incompletes in the major and in education courses."

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