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Chemistry Education

Chemistry Education

Make a Difference by Earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry Education

If you have a love for chemistry and teaching is your passion, the Chemistry Education Program at South Carolina State University is the place for you. The program is a training ground that gives students the freedom to customize greater levels of sophistication through learning opportunities to fit their goals of becoming Chemistry and/or physical science teachers.

This program promotes meaningful leaning and understanding of science through the implementation of pedagogical strategies such as inquiry that enable the critical thinking skills.

Students who participate in this program will receive practicum-based experiences, which provide chemistry education majors opportunities to explore and engage in the clinical practice of teaching for a minimum of 150 clock hours prior to formal student teaching activities.

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Why Should I Major in Chemistry Education at South Carolina State University?

Chemistry Education Department faculty are dedicated to making sure every student is equipped with the tools they need to be successful in the program and in their future careers. All students who complete the program will have adequate experience and will be certified upon graduating.

SC State’s Teacher Education programs have council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) accreditation. CAEP advances equity and excellence in educator preparation through evidence-based accreditation that assures quality and supports continuous improvement.

Student Life Organizations Connected with the Program

The Chemistry Education Program is affiliated with other organizations on SC State’s campus including:

  • SCEA
  • CallMeMister
  • MTR
  • The Matte-Bridge Program
  • Student Affiliates of ACS

What Can You do with a Chemistry Education Degree?

Graduates of the Chemistry Education program can pursue a career in education and obtain a teaching position for grades 9-12. With this degree, there are also opportunities for students looking for a career in research.