The College of Science encourages students to explore teaching at the secondary level as a career option. The student’s academic advisor in the Dean’s Office for Undergraduates and Student Advising in GAB, Room 220, can assist students with specific requirements for teacher certification.
Teacher certification in physical science is also available in conjunction with majors in biochemistry and physics.
Requirements utilizing the BA with a major in Chemistry
Upon completion of this program, students will be prepared to sit for the certification examinations in Physical Science.
See major for additional course work and GPA requirements.
Students must also complete the required 18 hours for the minor in mathematics and science secondary teaching and meet all GPA requirements to apply for state certification. Students should contact the Teach North Texas program office for more information on enrolling in the certification courses.
All state certification requirements and information on required examinations is available on the web site of the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC), www.tea.state.tx.us.