MajorEducation - Chemistry (Secondary)

Wichita State’s Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAED)—chemistry (secondary education)—equips students with a broad knowledge of chemistry while preparing them for careers as certified teachers in grades 6-12. The program combines classroom learning and real-world teaching experience in Kansas’ largest school district.

Learn how chemistry education is the right fit for you.

 
Female student teacher in classroom.

Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To be admitted into the College of Applied Studies, you must first be admitted to Wichita State. In addition, you must complete your general education courses and a teacher education application to be admitted into the professional program.

For WSU’s admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.

Inside the Program

Student researchers turn attention to cancer cells

As a biochemistry student, you have the opportunity to work with faculty who are on the cutting edge of research.

Moriah Beck, assistant professor of chemistry at Wichita State, focuses much of her research on how cancer spreads.

In her lab, which includes nine undergraduate and graduate students, she researches the human protein called palladin, a key regulator of our cells' most abundant protein actin.

Curriculum

The chemistry curriculum comprises 48 credit hours. The 42 credit hours of teaching curriculum are taken over four semesters and combines classes on campus and teaching internships in USD 259 schools.

Careers

A bachelor’s degree from Wichita State’s College of Applied Studies will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to make a positive impact in the classroom—and prepares you to pursue an advanced education degree.

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