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Chemistry - Secondary Education Option, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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This program has very specific requirements and little room for elective courses that will count towards graduation. It is important to consult with advisors from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the College of Education.

Students who wish to work as chemists or to pursue graduate studies in chemistry should consider one of the other program options (either the B.S. or the B.A.) in chemistry.

The B. A. in Chemistry - Secondary Education Option from University of Colorado Colorado Springs requires a minimum of 34 credit hours in chemistry. No more than 54 hours in chemistry may be counted toward the credit hours required for graduation. The following courses or their equivalents are required.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry Laboratory
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Instrumental Analysis
  • Biochemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Chemistry Capstone

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Online Application
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Official high school transcripts certified and translated to English
  • Proof of English
  • ACT or SAT scores, if you taken these tests

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11873 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11873 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24892 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    10462 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10462 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Colorado Springs

  • 950 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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