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Inspiring the next generation

Do you remember the teacher who first inspired your love of chemistry? You can probably picture that educator’s face and the excitement it conveyed. If you dream of opening the minds of the next generation to behold the wonder and mystery of chemistry, then you’ve found your path as a chemistry teacher.

At SFA, you’ll learn in the classroom and conduct research with our high-tech lab equipment. This research experience will prove invaluable when you take the helm of a classroom. Our focus on hands-on education will inspire you to bring experiential learning to your own students as well. Learning by doing is the Lumberjack way.

Chemistry education career opportunities

With a minor in secondary education, chemistry majors learn the classroom management and education skills to become effective high school chemistry teachers. If they pursue graduate studies, students can teach at the college or university level.

Undergraduate programs and requirements

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with a minor in secondary education

Students majoring in chemistry and minoring in secondary education will graduate prepared to be effective high school chemistry teachers, ready to teach and inspire the next generation of chemists.



Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Physical Address:
Bush Mathematical Sciences Building
Suite 108

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13006, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962-3006