Chemistry, BS - Secondary Education Teacher Certification Option
The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with a Secondary Education Teacher Certification Option at Dalton State gives you comprehensive learning opportunities geared towards your future in the chemistry sciences as well as prepares you for initial teacher certification as a middle school life and physical sciences or high school chemistry teacher. In this track you will complete chemistry and education courses along with field experience in both a middle and high school setting, culminating in a final semester-long internship and two-week student teaching experience when you will assume control of lesson planning, lesson implementation and classroom management. In this track you can enjoy the same hands-on experiences as the general chemistry students, such as undergraduate research collaborations, faculty-lead readings in chemistry, and participation in the Chemist Society Club, which will help guide you into your future career with confidence.
These experiences in the Chemistry Secondary Education track will give you a broad background in the chemistry sciences and prepare you for careers in teaching at the middle and high school level as well as in private research companies, government agencies, industrial chemical labs and in chemical manufacturing.
Recommended minors: Biology, Psychology