Secondary Certification Teaching Major/Minor Chemistry

Major Requirements

A minimum of 33 semester hours is required.

Required Courses
Select one of the following:4
General Chemistry IA
and General Chemistry IA Lab/Rec
Gen Chemistry IB
and General Chem IB Lab/Rec
Select one of the following:4
General Chemistry IIA
and General Chem IIA Lab/Rec
General Chemistry IIB
and General Chem IIB Lab/Rec
CHEM 225Organic Chemistry I3
CHEM 226Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 227Organic Chemistry Laboratory2
CHEM 303Inorganic Chemistry I3
CHEM 344
344L
Quantitative Analysis
and Quantitative Analysis Lab
4
CHEM 368Physical Chemistry I3
Advanced Chemistry Course
Select at least one from the following:3-4
Environmental Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry II
Instrumental Methods of Analys
Physical Chemistry II
Biochemistry I
Additional Chemistry Lab Courses
Select one from the following:1-2
Adv Org Syn & Character Lab
Adv Inorg Synth & Char Lab
Physicochemical Measurements
Total Credit Hours30-32

Chemistry/Instructional Track

The Chemistry/Instructional Track concentration is an interdisciplinary program leading to a BS degree in Chemistry, and to a Michigan Provisional Secondary Teaching Certificate. It is a collaboration between the Department of Natural Sciences and the College of Education, Health, and Human Services. For further information, contact  advisors in the Dept. of Natural Sciences at 313-593-5627.

Major Notes:

  1. A minimum GPA of 2.75 is required for a major.
  2. For the major, 16 semester hours must be in courses numbered 300 or above.
  3. At least 15 semester hours in UM-Dearborn courses required for the major.

Program Notes:

  1. Minimum GPA's are required for program completion: 2.75 cumulative, 2.75 in major, 2.75 in minor, and 2.75 in Professional Studies.
  2. Advising Policy:  The student is responsible for complying with requirements described in the Undergraduate Catalog as well as on the Four Phase Checklist.  Students are expected to meet with their College of Education, Health, and Human Services advisor at least once per year and in the term prior to graduation.
  3. Courses taken on a PASS/FAIL basis will NOT be accepted toward program completion.
  4. CEHHS recommends successful program completers for State of Michigan Certification, however, it is ultimately up to the State of Michigan to issue certificates.  Certain offenses on a criminal record can keep individuals from obtaining teacher certification.  Please refer to The Revised School Code, Act 451 of 1976, section 380.1539b.
  5. Initial certification program students must have passing scores on the appropriate MTTC subject area test reported to the University of Michigan-Dearborn College of Education, Health, and Human Services by electronic delivery or direct mail from Pearson Evaluation Systems prior to student teaching. 
  6. Certified teachers pursuing an endorsement in a post-degree program must complete all program requirements and have passing scores on the appropriate MTTC subject area test reported to the University of Michigan-Dearborn College of Education, Health, and Human Services by electronic delivery or direct mail from Pearson Evaluation Systems prior to a recommendation being made to the State of Michigan Department of Education.

Minor Requirements

A minimum of 22 semester hours is required.

Required Courses
Select one of the following:4
General Chemistry IA
and General Chemistry IA Lab/Rec
Gen Chemistry IB
and General Chem IB Lab/Rec
Select one of the following:4
General Chemistry IIA
and General Chem IIA Lab/Rec
General Chemistry IIB
and General Chem IIB Lab/Rec
CHEM 225Organic Chemistry I3
CHEM 226Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 303Inorganic Chemistry I3
CHEM 344
344L
Quantitative Analysis
and Quantitative Analysis Lab
4
EDD 481Practicum in Science:Secnd Grd1
Total Credit Hours22

Minor Notes:

  1. A minimum GPA of 2.75 is required for a minor.
  2. For the minor, 7 semester hours must be in courses numbered 300 or above.