Feb 28, 2024
The AU Chemistry program is nationally accredited with students having the option of obtaining an American Chemical Society (ACS) certified degree. The BS Chemistry-IMAT program ensures that students have experience in all 5 traditional areas of chemistry- inorganic, organic, physical, analytical, and biochemistry. The education courses include both undergraduate courses and graduate courses that are begun as early as the junior year. The final semester consists of a practicum of teaching in the high school environment.
- For more information on admissions requirements, please visit the Office of Admissions website.
- For admission to the MAT program, faculty recommendation and interview with the College of Education IMAT program director is required.
Progression & Graduation Requirements
- A grade of C or better is required in all Major Concentration and Departmentally Approved Upper Division Electives courses.
- Completion of ACS Diagnostic of Undergraduate Chemistry Knowledge Exam with a minimum score of 25 correct.
- Successful completion of SPED 4002 or SPED 5002 is a certification requirement.
- Submit edTPA for official scoring during student teaching
- GACE Content I and II
- Complete GACE Educator Ethics
Core Areas A - E: 42 Hours
For more information on Core Curriculum Areas A-E, see Core Requirements.
Non-Core Courses: 4 Hours
Major Concentration: 34 Hours
A grade of C or better is required in these courses.
Departmentally Approved Upper Division Electives: 7-10 Hours
- A grade of C or better is required in all these courses.
- Chosen to meet departmental guidelines and with assistance of the student’s faculty advisor.
Special Education Course: 3 Hours
Wellness Graduation Requirement: 4 Hours
Students who transfer to Augusta University with less than 60 credit hours must complete the Wellness Requirement.
Total hours for IMAT degree: 154 Hours