2017-2018 College Catalog 
    Jul 24, 2024  
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry Education/Secondary Education, B.A./B.S.

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General Information:

Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science

The Nettie Marie Jones Chair of Chemistry was established to honor Mrs. Jones’ contribution to the total program of the College. Funding for this chair is provided by the estate of Mrs. Jones.

A student graduating with a degree in chemistry from College of the Ozarks will:

  • understand the basics of the major branches of chemistry and see their connections to other scientific disciplines (Academic);
  • acquire the ability to use the tools, techniques, and instrumentation of chemistry to serve others in their profession as hard-working persons of character (Vocational);
  • understand and appreciate the beauty of God’s Creation when explored at the molecular level (Christian);
  • be knowledgeable, thoughtful, and active citizens of God’s Kingdom and our country, and be able to apply critical thinking skills to make well-informed decisions about current chemical and scientific issues (Patriotic);
  • be able to collect, evaluate, and communicate chemical information effectively in oral and written form (Cultural).


Students interested in teaching chemistry at the secondary education level can complete the following curriculum that enables them to earn a double major and become certified.

Chemistry Education Major (Grades 9-12):

K-12/Secondary Education Required Courses: 39-41 credit hours

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