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TUteach - Chemistry

Dr. Douglas Baird, Program Director

College of Science and Technology

Carnell Hall, Suite 400

215-204-2888

dbaird@temple.edu

Dr. Thomas J. Walker, Program Director

College of Education

Ritter Hall, Room 338

215-204-8374

thomas.walker@temple.edu

Ms. Linda Jones, Program Coordinator

College of Education

Ritter Annex, Room 433

215 204-9165

lcjones@temple.edu

Dr. Herbert Green, Master Teacher/Faculty Advisor

College of Science and Technology

Barton Hall, Room A306

215-204-3628

herbert.green@temple.edu

Dr. Robert Levis, Chair

Dr. David Dalton, Content Advisor

Beury Hall, Room 342

215-204-7138

david.dalton@temple.edu

Dr. Spiridoula Matsika, Content Advisor

Beury Hall, Room 242

215-204-7703

spiridoula.matsika@temple.edu

Dr. Robert Stanley, Content Advisor
Beury Hall, Room 250B
215-204-2027
robert.stanley@temple.edu

Chemistry with Teaching

 

The B.S. with Teaching in Chemistry is part of Temple's innovative "TUteach" teacher-training program.  The B.S. with Teaching provides broad training in Chemistry, and prepares students for a career in secondary school teaching. The education courses in the B.S. with Teaching include supervised teaching in school district classrooms and emphasize inquiry-based approaches to learning. Students in the B.S. with Teaching degree program become eligible for a Pennsylvania teacher certification when they complete all the requirements for the degree that include theoretical and practical courses in education specifically designed for science and mathematics majors.  In order to be recommended for Pennsylvania teacher certification, students must graduate with 1) a B.S with Teaching degree 2) a minimum overall 3.0 GPA and 3) earn passing scores on the state-required Praxis I and Praxis II tests.

Students are encouraged to stay on track to graduate with an overall GPA of 3.0 by meeting once each semester with a TUteach advisor and by meeting the prerequisite GPA for required courses. GPA and prerequisite course requirements insure that students are well prepared for the significant amounts of supervised classroom teaching required in advanced courses. Attention is specifically directed to the prerequisites required to enroll in Project-Based Instruction (MAES 4189 or SCES 4189), an advanced course required in all TUteach degrees and recommended to be taken in either the fifth or seventh semester.  The prerequisites for this course include entering the course with a GPA of 3.0 and having earned passing scores on the Praxis I Test ("Basic Knowledge:" reading, writing, and mathematics).

 

Bachelor of Science

 

Summary of Requirements for the Degree

1. University Requirements (124 total s.h.)

  • Math 0701 (4 s.h.) and/or English 0701 (4 s.h.), if required by placement testing.
  • All Temple students must take a minimum of two writing-intensive courses at Temple as part of their major. Following is a list of courses that can be used to satisfy the writing-intensive requirement: Chemistry 4196, Chemistry 4396, Philosophy 2196 or Secondary Education 3796.
  • Students must complete the General Education (GenEd) requirements.
    • The General Education Curriculum consists of approximately 25-26 s.h.  See the General Education section of the Undergraduate Bulletin for the GenEd curriculum.

 

2. College Requirements

  • 90 credits within the College of Science & Technology (CST) or the College of Liberal Arts (CLA).
  • 45 Upper-Level (2000+) credits within the College of Science & Technology (CST) or the College of Liberal Arts (CLA).

3. Major Requirements for Bachelor of Science (80-81 s.h.)

  • Ten (10) Chemistry courses with labs are required (36-37 s.h.): Chemistry 1031/1033, 1032/1034, 2201/2203, 2202/2204, 3091, 3103/3105, 3301, 3001, 3302 and a choice of 4196 or 4396.
  • Three (3) Mathematics courses are required (12 s.h.): Mathematics 1041, 1042 and 2043.
  • Two (2) Physics courses are required (8 s.h.): Physics 1061 or 2021 and 1062 or 2022.
  • Two (2) College of Science & Technology courses are required (2 s.h.): SCTC 1189 and 1289.
  • Three (3) Education course are required (10 s.h.): Education 2179, 4388 and 4802.
  • Two (2) Mathematics or Science Education (Secondary) courses are required (6 s.h.): Math/Science Education 2189 and 4189.
  • One (1) Secondary Education course is required (3 s.h.): Secondary Education 3796.
  • One (1) Philosophy course is required (3 s.h.): Philosophy 2196.

Suggested Semester By Semester Plan

 

Year 1 - Fall Semester
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Chemistry
Chemistry

Chemistry
Chemistry

Chemistry
Chemistry
1031
1033

1041
1043

1951
1953
General Chemistry I and
General Chemistry I Laboratory
     or
General Chemical Science I and
General Chemical Science I Laboratory
     or
Honors General Chemistry I and
Honors General Chemistry I Laboratory
3
1

3
1

3
1
 
College of Science & Technology 1189 Step 1: Inquiry Approaches to Teaching 1  
Mathematics

Mathematics
1041

1941
Calculus I
     or
Honors Calculus I
4

4
 
General Education / Elective Credits     7  
Subtotal     16  
 
Year 1 - Spring Semester
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Chemistry
Chemistry

Chemistry
Chemistry

Chemistry
Chemistry
1032
1034

1042
1044

1952
1954
General Chemistry II and
General Chemistry II Laboratory
     or
General Chemical Science II and
General Chemical Science II Laboratory
     or
Honors General Chemistry II and
Honors General Chemistry II Laboratory
3
1

3
1

3
1
 
College of Science & Technology 1289 Step 2: Inquiry-Based Lesson Design 1  
Mathematics

Mathematics
1042

1942
Calculus II
     or
Honors Calculus II
4

4
 
General Education / Elective Credits     6  
Subtotal     15  
 
Year 2 - Fall Semester
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Chemistry
Chemistry

Chemistry
Chemistry

Chemistry
Chemistry
2201
2203

2211
2213

2921
2923
Organic Chemistry I and
Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
     or
Organic Chemistry I for Majors and
Organic Chemistry I Laboratory for Majors
     or
Honors Organic Chemistry I and
Honors Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
3
1

3
1

3
1






Education 2179 Knowing & Learning in Mathematics & Science 3  
Mathematics 2043 Calculus III 4  
Physics

Physics
2021

1061
General Physics I (F)
     or
Elementary Classical Physics I
4

4


Subtotal     15  
 
Year 2 - Spring Semester
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Chemistry
Chemistry

Chemistry
Chemistry

Chemistry
Chemistry
2202
2204

2212
2214

2922
2924
Organic Chemistry II and
Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
     or
Organic Chemistry II for Majors and
Organic Chemistry II Laboratory for Majors
     or
Honors Organic Chemistry II and
Honors Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
3
1

3
1

3
1






Math Education (Secondary)
    or
Science Education (Secondary)
2189 Classroom Interactions 3  
Physics

Physics
2022

1062
General Physics II (S)
     or
Elementary Classical Physics II
4

4


General Education / Elective Credits     6  
Subtotal     17  
 
Year 3 - Fall Semester
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Chemistry 3103 Techniques of Chemical Measurements I (F) 3  
Chemistry 3105 Introduction to Chemical Research Techniques (F) 1  
Chemistry 3301 Physical Chemistry Lecture I 3  
Philosophy 2196 Perspectives on Science & Mathematics (F) 3 WI
General Education / Elective Credits     6  
Subtotal     16  
 
Year 3 - Spring Semester
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Chemistry 3091 Research Methods (S) 3  
Chemistry 3302 Physical Chemistry Lecture II 3  
Secondary Education 3796 Differentiated Literacy Instruction in the Disciplines, 7-12 3 WI
General Education / Elective Credits     6  
Subtotal     15  
 
Year 4 - Fall Semester
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Chemistry 3001 Inorganic Chemistry (F) 3  
Chemistry

Chemistry
4196

4396
Techniques of Chemical Measurement II
     or
Physical Chemistry Laboratory
5

4
WI

WI
Math Education (Secondary)
    or
Science Education (Secondary)
4189 Project-Based Instruction (F) 3  
General Education / Elective Credits     3-4  
Subtotal     14  
 
Year 4 - Spring Semester
Subject Course # Course Title Hours Attribute
Education 4388 TUteach Apprentice Teaching 6  
Education 4802 TUteach Apprentice Teaching Seminar 1  
General Education / Elective Credits     9  
Subtotal     16  
         
Credits in Coursework for B.S. in Chemistry with Teaching 80-81  
General Education / Elective Credits 43-44  
Total Credits for B.S. Degree 124  

 

(F) - Fall only course.

(S) - Spring only course.

Calculation of Major GPA

The list of courses that are used to calculate major GPA is determined by the department. Students should consult with their academic advising unit for the applicable courses. In general, courses that could not apply toward the major as an elective or a required course are not counted for the major GPA. This would include Chemistry 1027, for example.

 

Distinction in Major

To graduate with a Distinction in Major, students are required to achieve a 3.5 GPA for the aggregate of courses required for the B.S. in Chemistry with Teaching. 

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