Chemistry Science Education Major

Take the first step to becoming a chemistry teacher! Saint Mary's chemistry science education major offers a comprehensive chemistry education balanced with education course work

Course work leading to teaching certification may be reconfigured for this area of study, as licensure requirements are subject to change. Students considering teaching in this area should be in continuous contact with the chair of this program and the School of Education for a list of required courses.

Career Options

A majority of chemistry science education graduates pursue classroom teaching in public or private middle or high schools; others go on to seek advanced degrees from Saint Mary's in special education, literacy, educational administration, curriculum and instruction, school counseling, or school psychology.

High School Preparation

Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Environmental Science; Physical/Earth Science; Physics

Enhance Your Experience

Students who major in chemistry science education will oftentimes pursue a minor or double major in chemistry.

Course of Study & Course Descriptions