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2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry Major, B.S. (Chemistry Concentration)

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General Program Information

ETSU Academic Proficiency Requirements

Writing: Students must complete a minimum of four writing-intensive courses. At least two of these courses must be in the major field of study. At least two of the four courses must be at the  3000-4000 level.

Oral Communication: Students must complete a minimum of two oral communication-intensive courses. At least one of these courses must be in the major field of study.

Using Information Technology: Students must pass the information technology proficiency exam or successfully complete CSCI 1100 - Using Information Technology  during their first calendar year or prior to accumulating 33 semester credits at ETSU. In addition, students must complete at least one using information technology-intensive course in the major field of study.

Transfer students may be subject to reduced number of intensives.

See ETSU Academic Proficiency Requirements for details.

Chemistry Concentration

Chemistry–This is the recommended concentration for preprofessional students and students preparing for chemically-oriented occupations. This concentration requires a minimum of 33 credit hours of study.

A minor is required with this concentration.


* See the General Education Core Requirements for options.

** MATH 1840  or MATH 1850  acceptable for Chemistry concentration.

B.S. Requirements: 6 Credit Hours


*Satisfies TBR General Education Core Requirement .

Minor Requirements: 18-27 Credit Hours

Electives: 18-27 Credit Hours

Total Hours Required for Degree: 120 Credit Hours

Additional Information

Click here to view Chemistry Concentration Suggested Course Sequence .

Teaching Program Information

Teacher Education–Students interested in pursuing a teacher education program for certification as a teacher are asked to see the area advisor in the Department of Chemistry AND the professional advisor in the Office of Student Services, 321 Warf-Pickel, College of Education. Please refer to the section on “Admission to Teacher Education” for basic admission requirements in the College of Education section of this catalog.

Pre-Teacher Education–Declaration of Intent-All ETSU students desiring to complete a teacher education or other public school licensure program (for initial licensure, add-on endorsement, or advanced study in education) must file a Declaration of Intent in the Office of Student Services, 321 Warf-Pickel Hall. The Declaration of Intent should be filed before 30 credit hours of coursework have been completed or, in the case of transfer and post-baccalaureate students, in the first semester at ETSU. Delay or failure to file the Declaration of Intent may result in incomplete advisement. Students who have not filed the Declaration of Intent will not be considered for admission to teacher education and may be ineligible to enroll in many professional education courses.

Professional Education Requirements for Secondary and K-12 Students–The professional education requirements for secondary and K- 12 students are met by completing the minor in education (refer to the Education Minor  section in this catalog for a list of required courses) and the professional semester (CUAI 4580 , “Student Teaching”). Students are required to submit a professional portfolio for admission to teacher education.

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