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Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry Education

Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry Education

University of Delaware

Newark Campus, Newark, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    531-540
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
This program makes the graduates to be eligible to teach, Chemistry Education students must have a GPA of 2.75 in their chemistry major and an overall GPA of 2.5. They must also pass a teacher competency test as established by the University Council on Teacher Education. Students must consult with the teacher education program coordinator to obtain the student application and other information concerning student teacher policies. Typical Career Paths for Graduates The chemistry major prepares an individual for advanced study in graduate or professional school or for an entry-level position in the chemical industry and chemistry- related fields such as pharmaceuticals, oil, health care, agriculture or government laboratories. Some students go on to medical, dental or pharmacy school, while others continue their studies in graduate programs for chemistry, biochemistry, or related areas. In business, they may choose a path in research, marketing, technical sales, quality control, production, or management. The demand for lab chemists in industry is high, and starting salaries for graduating students with the Bachelor of Science degree may be as high as $35,000 or more. Students who have a definite interest in business may go on to earn their Master of Business Administration. The specialized knowledge of chemistry may also be combined with a law degree in preparation for a career in environmental or patent law. Other possible combinations include art conservation (chemistry and art history), forensic chemistry (chemistry and criminal justice), geochemistry (chemistry and geology), and chemical oceanography (chemistry and marine science).