B.A. in Chemistry with Teacher Certification

St. Mary’s University Core 1
SMC 1301Foundations of Civilization3
SMC 1311Foundations of Reflection:Self3
SMC 1312Foundations of Reflection: Nature3
SMC 1313Foundations of Reflection: Others3
SMC 1314Foundations of Reflection: God3
SMC 2301Foundations of Practice: Ethics3
SMC 2302Foundations of Practice: Civic Engagement and Social Action3
SMC 2303Foundations of Practice:Fine Arts and Creative Process3
SMC 2304Foundations of Practice: Literature3
SMC 4301Capstone Seminar: Prospects for Community & Civilization3
School of Science, Engineering, and Technology Specific Core
Select one of the following:
Fundamentals of Oral Communication
Business and Professional Communication
Argumentation and Debate
Rhetoric & Composition 23
Rhetoric and Composition
Foreign Languages6
Select one of the following:
6 hours of Second Year level (2311, 2312) in a language in which the student has prior knowledge or training, meaning he/she speaks the language or took it in high school
6 hours of Introductory level (1311, 1312) in which he/she has no prior training or knowledge
12 hours of CLEP/AP credit
History/Social Science3
Teaching Diverse Populations
Select one of the following:
Advanced Theology TH 33XX/43XX
Perspectives and Themes in History, Philosophy and/or Theology
Fine Arts/Literature3
Select one AR, DM, MU or any EN 23XX literature course
B.A. Chemistry Major Courses
CH 1401General Chemistry I4
CH 1402General Chemistry II4
CH 3411Organic Chemistry I4
CH 3412Organic Chemistry II4
CH 3423Analytical Chemistry4
CH 3424Instrumental Analysis4
CH 3433Physical Chemistry I4
CH 3434Intermediate Physical Chemistry4
MT 1411Precalculus4
MT 2412Calculus I4
MT 2413Calculus II4
PY 1401General Physics I4
PY 1402General Physics II4
Professional Development Courses
ED 3302The American Secondary School3
ED 3350Reading-- Teaching Reading in the Secondary Content Areas3
ED 3361Adolescent Development in the School Setting3
ED 3362Teaching-Learning and Secondary Methods3
ED 4388Professional Development Seminar-Secondary3
ED 4689Student Teaching-Secondary6
Proficiency in Information Technology and Information Literacy
For this major, this requirement will be fulfilled by successfully completing CH 1401 and CH 1402, or ED 3302 with a grade of “C” or higher.
Total Semester Hours124

This is a recommended degree plan subject to changes. Please meet with your adviser on a regular basis.

First Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
Foreign Language3SMC 13XX3
MT 14114EN 13113
CH 14014Foreign Language3
ND 01010CH 14024
 14 16
Second Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
Speech3MT 24134
MT 24124PY 14024
PY 14014CH 34124
CH 34114 
 18 15
Third Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 23XX3CH 34244
CH 34234CH 34344
CH 34334ED 33303
ED 33023ED 33613
 17 17
Fourth Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 23XX3ED 43883
SMC 43013ED 46896
Fine Arts/Literature3 
Advanced Theology3 
ED 33623 
ED 33503 
 18 9
Total Semester Hours 124

Minors in Chemistry and Biology require 20 credit hours while minors in Computer Science and Environmental Science require 18 credit hours.