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If you’re interested in a career
as a high school teacher, a chemical librarian, chemical salesperson, medical
doctor, pharmaceutical salesperson or chiropractor, the Bachelor of Arts (BA) in
Chemistry may be the right option for you. You may pursue a non-specialized degree program or choose
from specializations for teacher education or environmental chemistry. Students interested in a career in environmental chemistry or teacher education should follow the Environmental Chemistry emphasis or Teacher Education program as outlined below.
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- International Studies Component (elect 2 of the 3 courses)
- Humanities (three electives)
- Mathematics and Natural Sciences:
- Social and Behavioral Sciences: (three electives)
Upper-division Integrative Course (one
The BA degree may serve as preparation for secondary
school teaching. A student must complete all the core chemistry, cognate, and teacher education coursework listed below to meet chemistry degree and teacher education certification requirements.
A minor in chemistry will strengthen many degree programs. This is especially true for students majoring in biology, geoscience, education, mathematics, or physics. The minor allows a wide selection of courses. Students should select the courses that complement their major.