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Chemistry Education, B.S.

Requirements

The degree in chemistry education prepares a student to teach chemistry in secondary education. Students that complete this degree receive endorsements to teach chemistry. Completion of this program is dependent upon being accepted into the Secondary Education program through the School of Education. There is a great demand for teachers in chemistry and employment opportunities are excellent.

In obtaining this degree, students will learn how to:

Use modern scientific instruments and interpret results
Apply principles used in chemistry to solve everyday problems
Think analytically
Use problem solving skills
Categorize information
Apply learned math skills
Develop laboratory skills

Total Program Credits: 1222020欧洲杯夺冠热门

Matriculation Requirements:
  1. Students are admitted directly to the Baccalaureate degree program in Chemistry Education upon acceptance to the Secondary Education Program.
  2. Students must obtain the departmental Advisor's signature on an approved program plan prior to enrollment in their second semester of study.
Secondary Education Requirements:
  1. ACT exam minimums: Composite 21, English 20, Math 19; or SAT exam minimums: Critical Read /Math 1000, with Math and Reading scores of 450; or If student has a bachelor degree or higher, he/she does not need to meet this testing requirement.
  2. GPA of 3.0 or higher with no grade lower than a C in content area courses.
  3. Completion of all General Education requirements and the majority of content area courses.
  4. Pass LiveScan Criminal Background Check.
General Education Requirements: 39 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
 or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Context (5.0)  
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research 3
  MATH 1210 Calculus I 5
Complete one of the following: 3
  HIST 1700 American Civilization (3.0)
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877 (3.0)
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877 (3.0)
  HIST 1740 US Economic History (3.0)
  POLS 1000 American Heritage (3.0)
  POLS 1100 American National Government (3.0)
Complete the following:  
  PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness (2.0)
or PES 1097 Fitness for Life 2
Distribution Courses:
  Biology 3
  CHEM 1210 Principles of Chemistry I 1 4
  CHEM 1220 Principles of Chemistry II 2 4
  Humanities 3
  Fine Arts 3
  Social/Behavioral Science 3
Discipline Core Requirements: 83 Credits
Chemistry Discipline Core Courses:  
  CHEM 1215 Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory 3 1
  CHEM 1225 Principles of Chemistry II Laboratory 4 1
  CHEM 2310 Organic Chemistry I 4
  CHEM 2320 Organic Chemistry II 4
  CHEM 2315 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory 1
  CHEM 2325 Organic Chemistry II Laboratory 1
  CHEM 3000 Analytical Chemistry 2
  CHEM 3005 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory 2
  CHEM 3060 Physical Chemistry I 4
  CHEM 3065 Physical Chemistry Laboratory 1
  CHEM 3100 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry 4
  CHEM 4200 Teaching Methods in Science 3
  CHEM 4920 Chemistry Capstone- Literature/Seminar 1
  MATH 1220 Calculus II 5
  PHYS 2210 Physics for Scientists and Engineers I 4
  PHYS 2215 Physics for Scientists and Engineers I Lab 1
  PHYS 2220 Physics for Scientists and Engineers II 4
  PHYS 2225 Physics for Scientists and Engineers II Lab 1
  CHEM 3600 Biological Chemistry 3
  CHEM 4000 Instrumental Analysis 2
  CHEM 4005 Instrumental Analysis Laboratory 2
Education Discipline Core Courses: Must be completed with a B- or higher  
  EDSC 3000 Educational Psychology 3
  EDSC 3050 Foundations of American Education 2
  EDSC 3250 Instructional Media 2
  EDSC 4200 Classroom Management I 2
  EDSC 4250 Classroom Management II 2
  EDSC 4440 Content Area Literacies 3
  EDSC 445G Multicultural Instruction ESL 3
  EDSC 4550 Secondary Curriculum Instruction and Assessment 3
  EDSC 4850 Student Teaching--Secondary 8
  EDSC 4990 Teacher Performance Assessment Project  2
  EDSP 340G Exceptional Students 2

Graduation Requirements:2020欧洲杯夺冠热门

  1. Completion of a minimum of 122 semester credits with a minimum of 40 upper-division credits.
  2. Overall Grade of 3.0 (B) or above with no grade lower than a C or better in major required content courses and no grade lower than a B- in Licensure and Methods courses.
  3. Residency hours -- minimum of 30 credit hours through course attendance at UVU, with at least 10 hours earned in the last 45 hours.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements.
  5. A minimum of 52 credit hours must be in the major with a minimum of 20 credits taken at UVU. A minimum of 24 chemistry and physics credits must be upper-division.
  6. Complete all chemistry courses with a minimum grade of "C-" or better.
  7. Successful completion of at least one Global/Intercultural course.
Footnote:
1-To be taken with CHEM 1215 Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory
2-To be taken with CHEM 1225 Principles of Chemistry II Laboratory
3-To be taken with CHEM 1210 Principles of Chemistry I
4-To be taken with CHEM 1220 Principles of Chemistry II

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 1210* Calculus I 5
CHEM 1210* Principles of Chemistry I 4
CHEM 1215 Principles of Chemistry I Lab 1
ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
HLTH 1100 or
PES 1097
Personal Health and Wellness or
Fitness for Life
2
  Semester total: 15
Note: *Pre-requisites need to be taken. Please see the advisor.
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 1220 Calculus II 5
CHEM 1220 Principles of Chemistry II 4
CHEM 1225 Principles of Chemistry II Lab 1
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research 3
Social/Behavioral Sci. Distribution See General Education List 3
  Semester total: 16
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
CHEM 2310 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHEM 2315 Organic Chemistry I Lab 1
PHYS 2210 Physics for Scientists & Engineers I 4
PHYS 2215 Physics for Scientists & Engineers I Lab 1
Biology Distribution See general education list 3
American Institutions See general education list 3
  Semester total: 16
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
CHEM 2320 Organic Chemistry II 4
CHEM 2325 Organic Chemistry II Lab 1
PHYS 2220 Physics for Scientists & Engineers II 4
PHYS 2225 Physics for Scientists & Engineers II Lab 1
Humanities Distribution See general education list 3
Fine Arts Distribution See general education list 3
  Semester total: 16
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
CHEM 3000 Analytical Chemistry 2
CHEM 3005 Analytical Chemistry Lab 2
CHEM 3060* Physical Chemistry I 4
CHEM 3065 Physical Chemistry I Lab 1
CHEM 3600 Biological Chemistry 3
PHIL 2050 or PHIL 205G Ethics and Values 3
  Semester total: 15
Note: *Pre-requisites need to be taken. Please see the advisor.
Semester 6 Course Title Credit Hours
CHEM 3100 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry 4
CHEM 4000* Instrumental Analysis 2
CHEM 4005 Instrumental Analysis Lab 2
CHEM 4920 Chemistry Capstone- Literature/Seminar 1
EDSC 3000 Educational Psychology 3
EDSC 3250 Instructional Media 2
EDSP 340G Exceptional Students 2
  Semester total: 16
Note: *Pre-requisite and Co-Requisite must be taken. Please see the advisor. **Instructor approval needed.
Semester 7 Course Title Credit Hours
CHEM 4200 Teaching Methods in Science 3
EDSC 4200 Classroom Management I 2
EDSC 3050 Foundations of American Education 2
EDSC 4440 Content Area Literacies 3
EDSC 445G Multicultural Instruction ESL 3
EDSC 4550 Secondary Curriculum Instruction and Assessment 3
  Semester total: 16
Semester 8 Course Title Credit Hours
EDSC 4850 Student Teaching -- Secondary 8
EDSC 4250 Classroom Management II 2
EDSC 4990 Teacher Performance Assessment Project 2
  Semester total: 12
  Degree total: 122

Department

Name: Chemistry
Location: PS 230
Telephone: 801-863-6295
Email: hancocke@dentu-rouso.com
Web Address: dentu-rouso.com/chemistry/
Chair: Fern Caka
 
 

Mission Statement

The Chemistry Department is dedicated to providing a high quality chemistry education for the students at Utah Valley University. The department offers a wide variety of classes to support other departments and to provide excellent training leading to a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Education. The chemistry faculty is committed to encouraging students to learn and to do research not only in their course work, but in their lifelong careers.

 
 

Chemistry

Staff:

Chemical Hygiene/Safety Officer: Craig Moore
Teaching Lab Manager,  Inorganic Chemistry: Tom Strangfeld
Teaching Lab Manager,  Organic Chemistry: Bryan Cunningham
Teaching Lab Manager: Cory Larsen
Manager, Central Stock Room: Keshar Tamrakar

Career Opportunities

Graduates with a bachelor degree in Chemistry will be prepared to work in industry or pursue a graduate degree in chemistry. Current employment opportunities for graduates in Chemistry programs are good. Additionally, the Biochemistry emphasis is an excellent degree for those preparing to attend medical school, dental school, pharmacy school or other advanced degrees in the health professions.

Graduates with a bachelor degree in Chemistry Education will be prepared to teach chemistry in junior and senior high. Current employment opportunities for graduates from Chemistry Education programs are excellent.

Programs

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门Students may receive:

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with an Emphasis in Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with an Emphasis in Professional Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Education
  • Chemistry minor

Admission Requirements

A student who wants to pursue a chemistry major should meet with the department chair or chemistry advisor for advisement.

 
 

Faculty

Calvin Bond(2001)

Associate Professor

Department: Chemistry
Faculty



B.S., Chemistry, Ph.D., Environmental and Analytical Chemistry, University of Maryland.

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Fern Caka(2001)

Associate Professor

Department: Chemistry
Department Chair, Faculty



B.A., Chemistry, M.S., Ph.D., Analytical Chemistry, Brigham Young University.

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Stephen Chamberland(2015)

Assistant Professor

Department: Chemistry
Faculty



B.S., Biochemistry, Boston College; Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine.

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Asmahan El Ezzi(2009)

Professor

Department: Chemistry
Faculty



B.S., Chemistry, AL-Fateh University, Tripoli, Libya; Ph.D., Biological Chemistry, Rennes I University, Rennes, France.

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Nathan  Goldfarb(2018)

Assistant Professor

Department: Chemistry
Faculty



B.A./B.S., Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, M.S., Molecular Biology/Biotechnology, East Carolina University, Ph.D., Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Florida.

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Gamini Gunawardena(1996)

Associate Professor

Department: Chemistry
Faculty



B.S., General Science, Ruhuna University; M.S., Chemistry, Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Utah.

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Merrill Halling(2012)

Assistant Professor

Department: Chemistry
Faculty



B.S., Biochemistry, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, University of Utah.

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Young Ham(2012)

Associate Professor

Department: Chemistry
Faculty



M.S., Organic Chemistry, Hanyang University, Korea; Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, Purdue University.

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Emily Heider(2019)

Assistant Professor

Department: Chemistry
Faculty



MS, Chemistry, University of Utah, PhD, Analytical Chemistry, University of Utah,

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Moana Hopoate-Sitake(2013)

Lecturer

Department: Chemistry
Faculty



B.S., Chemistry, Weber State University; Ph.D., Biochemistry, Brigham Young University.

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Matthew Horn(2002)

Associate Professor

Department: Chemistry
Faculty



B.A., Chemistry, Lawrence University; Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Chicago.

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Clinton King(2018)

Lecturer

Department: Chemistry
Faculty



B.S., Chemistry, Ph.D. (ABD), Chemistry, Brigham Young University - Provo, M.S., Chemistry, University of Illinois.

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Elena Laricheva(2015)

Assistant Professor

Department: Chemistry
Faculty



B.S., M.S., Analytical Chemistry, St. Petersburg State University, Russia; Ph.D., Computational Chemistry, Bowling Green State University.

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Sally Rocks(2017)

Assistant Professor

Department: Chemistry
Faculty



B.A., Chemistry, Bucknell University; M.S., Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Rochester.

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James Shurtleff(2012)

Assistant Professor

Department: Chemistry
Faculty



B.S., Chemistry, M.B.A., Business Administration, Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, Brigham Young University.

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Craig Thulin(2006)

Professor

Department: Chemistry
Faculty



B.A., Biology, University of Utah; Ph.D., Biochemistry, University of Washington.

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Mark Wathen(2014)

Associate Professor

Department: Chemistry
Faculty



B.S., Chemistry, M.S., Organic Chemistry, Utah State University; Ph.D., Chemical Education, University of Northern Colorado.

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Lilia White(2016)

Lecturer

Department: Chemistry
Faculty



M.S., Chemical Engineering, Moscow University of Chemical Technology.

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Bruce Wilson(2001)

Associate Professor

Department: Chemistry
Faculty



B.S., M.S., Chemistry (minor Physics), Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Chemistry, Texas A&M University.

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Ming Yu(2016)

Assistant Professor

Department: Chemistry
Faculty



B.S., Chemical Engineering, Heilongjiang University, China; Ph.D., Chemistry, Colorado State University.

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