The Bachelor of Science program in chemistry with adolescence education prepares students for the initial certification requirements of the New York State Department of Education for Adolescence Education. Students who have completed all baccalaureate requirements with a minimum GPA of 2.7 in each required course of their certification program, who have demonstrated professional competence, and who have successfully completed the New York State teacher certification examinations will be eligible for initial certification.
Graduates of this program are also prepared for advanced studies in chemistry, or employment in chemical laboratories.
Student Learning Outcomes
1. Students completing courses in CAS at Nazareth College will communicate effectively through critical reading, writing, and oral presentation skills.
2. Students completing the program in chemistry or biochemistry at Nazareth College will demonstrate the ability to:
Communicate the concepts and results of experiments through effective written and oral communication skills
3. Students completing the program in chemistry or biochemistry at Nazareth College ill be able to understand the objective of experiments, properly execute experiments, and accurately record and analyze results
4. Students completing the program in chemistry or biochemistry at Nazareth College ill be able to demonstrate mastery of core principlles within the major sub-disciplines of chemistry: analytical, Biochemistry, inorganic, organic and physical (SLO #1 for dept)