Chemistry and General Science Secondary Education Major Leading to 7-12 Certification

Chemistry and General Science Secondary Education Major Leading to 7-12 Certification  

 

Students studying chemistry at Grove City College may also prepare for careers in teaching and education by majoring in chemistry and general science secondary education leading to 7-12 certification. Students complete courses unique to the chemistry major while fulfilling the required liberal arts and education core.

In addition to the 111 credit hours of major coursework, students participate in real-life teaching situations during field experiences and student teaching.

Students should refer to the College Bulletin​ for major status sheets and information regarding state-specific certification requirements that are additional to the curriculum.​

 

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Chemistry

​The Department of Chemistry at Grove City College offers students the academic freedom to conduct meaningful, relevant research alongside experienced and accomplished faculty.

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Internships

After their sophomore and junior years, many students participate in summer internships at a broad spectrum of universities and industrial research laboratories.

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Minor in Chemistry

​​A minor in chemistry requires 24 hours of coursework. This includes a 16-credit hour chemistry core and eight credit hours of electives chosen from approved chemistry courses.

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After Graduation

Graduates from the Department of Chemistry at Grove City College are prepared to excel in top graduate, medical and professional programs as well as gain competitive positions in a wide range of professional sectors.

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Related Resources

Recommended resources by the Department of Chemistry faculty at Grove City College

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B.S. in Biochemistry

​The Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry prepares students for further training in health professions (medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, etc.), graduate work in the biomedical sciences or employment in the biotechnology sector.

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