University Catalog

Chemistry and Physics

Chemistry Chairperson:  Latha Ramakrishnan
Physics Chairperson: Kevin Haglin
Address: 358 Robert H. Wick Science Building
Phone: 320.308.3031 (Chemistry)
Phone: 320.308.2011 (Physics)
Email: chemistry@stcloudstate.edu
Email: physics@stcloudstate.edu
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/chemphys

BS in Chemistry/General Science Education 5-12 (64 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50
  • Completion of a minimum of 36 semester hours, with at least 12 semester hours in residence of SCSU and submission of scores on the MTLE.
  • C or better in ENGL 191 and CMST 192.

Admission To Teacher Education


Admission Criteria: See here. Professional Education Sequence for Pre K-12 and 5-12 Licensure: ED 300; CEEP 262, CEEP 361; IM 422; HLTH 301; HURL 497; ENGL 460 or ED 460; SPED 203; ED 421 and ED 431(co-requisites); ED 466 or ED 467. Admission to Teacher Education and a passing score on the MTLE Basic skills tests is required for placement in student teaching.

Notes

  • All students interested in science teaching must complete both the 5-8 science teaching core and a 9-12 science content concentration.
  • The courses in this major result in a waiver of 9 credits in Area B (Natural Sciences) of the liberal education distribution requirement. MATH 211 should be taken instead of MATH 193 in the liberal education core.

Program Requirements

5-8 Science Education Component (43 credits). ASTR 106; BIOL 151, BIOL 152; CHEM 210, CHEM 211; AHS 205; PHYS 231, PHYS 232; SCI 420, SCI 430, SCI 440. 9-12 Chemistry Education Component (21 credits). CHEM 310, CHEM 311, CHEM 350, CHEM 420, CHEM 489; MATH 212.



BS in Chemistry/General Science Education 9-12 (64 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50
  • Completion of a minimum of 36 semester hours, with at least 12 semester hours in residence of SCSU and submission of scores on the MTLE.
  • C or better in ENGL 191 and CMST 192.

Admission To Teacher Education


Admission Criteria: See here. Professional Education Sequence for Pre K-12 and 5-12 Licensure: ED 300; CEEP 262, CEEP 361; IM 422; HLTH 301; HURL 497; ENGL 460 or ED 460; SPED 203; ED 421 and ED 431(co-requisites); ED 466 or ED 467. Admission to Teacher Education and a passing score on the MTLE Basic skills tests is required for placement in student teaching.

Notes

  • All students interested in science teaching must complete both the 5-8 science teaching core and a 9-12 science content concentration.
  • The courses in this major result in a waiver of 9 credits in Area B (Natural Sciences) of the liberal education distribution requirement. MATH 211 should be taken instead of MATH 193 in the liberal education core.

Program Requirements

CHEM 210, CHEM 211, CHEM 310, CHEM 311, CHEM 350, CHEM 420, CHEM 480, CHEM 489 (1 credit), MATH 212; PHYS 231, PHYS 232; SCI 420, SCI 430, SCI 440.

Electives

12 credits at the 300 or 400 level must be approved by Chemistry advisor.

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