As a student of BSE in Secondary Education-Chemistry option, you'll have access to modern, well-equipped modern laboratories in various areas of specialization, electronic classrooms and a library study area. Experience engaging learning that includes student involvement and service-learning projects designed to provide the high-leverage competencies necessary to become an effective high school chemistry teacher. Courses in chemistry provide both classroom and field-based education that teach and reinforce educational theories while you observe and engage in quality teaching.
You will have multiple hands-on opportunities to learn science teaching in both University and school settings. Our graduates have nearly 100% placement in Missouri schools and faculty will work with you as you begin your career.
You will use the knowledge and skills obtained in this program to:
After completing this degree, you will be eligible to apply for educator certification in grades 9-12 Chemistry, as well as unified science certification through the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).
UCM is the longest continuously CAEP accredited public institution in Missouri
UCM’s Science Education programs are recognized by National Association of Science Teachers (NSTA)