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Undergraduate Catalog | 2016-2017 
Undergraduate Catalog | 2016-2017 Previous Edition

Chemistry, Teacher Licensure, B.A.

To meet North Carolina requirements to teach Chemistry at the secondary level (grades 9-12), students must complete a Major in Chemistry  and a Minor in Secondary Education .  The Major in Chemistry leading to the B.A. degree consists of 32 credit hours in chemistry courses.

Additional Admission Requirements

Students interested in pursuing teaching licensure should consult an undergraduate advisor in the College of Education’s Office of Teacher Education Advising, Licensure, and Recruitment (TEALR) for admission requirements and a detailed planning sheet of their professional education coursework. Licensure applications also are the responsibility of TEALR.

Degree Requirements

General Education Courses (37-43 credit hours)

For details on required courses, refer to the General Education program 


*Students may attempt CHEM 1251 , CHEM 1251L , CHEM 1252 , CHEM 1252L , CHEM 2131 , CHEM 2131L , CHEM 2132 , CHEM 2132L , and CHEM 3111  a total of three times each. Withdrawing from the course after the Add/Drop deadline constitutes an attempt, as does receiving any letter grade.

Related Courses (22 credit hours)

Minor in Secondary Education (33 credit hours)

For details on required courses, refer to Minor in Secondary Education  program.

Unrestricted Elective Courses

As needed.

Degree Total = 120-128 Credit Hours

Honors Program

For details about the Honors Program in Chemistry, visit the program page .

Suggested Curriculum

For the suggested course sequence toward completing the major, please see the Academic Plan of Study available online at academics.uncc.edu.  Consultation with an advisor is required.