Best fit for:
• First-time college students or transfers
• Students 18-22
• Residential students at our main campus
Who will my professors be?
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Bringing chemistry to classrooms.
Piedmont's undergraduate secondary education program addresses the continuing shortage of highly qualified teachers in Georgia. Advisors, selected for both their teaching skill and experience in high school classrooms, model techniques proven to work in high school settings when teaching their college content courses.
Designed to produce teachers who have more hands-on experience, the program enables candidates to observe and assist with teaching in 6-12th grade classrooms. Candidates also experience the impact that diversity has on schooling and consider the implications on teaching and learning.
Candidates study and reflect upon the knowledge, skills, and dispositions (habits of mind) required for successful teachers both in their college classes and during fieldwork.
Requiring a content major in the field of study, this program culminates in a full year Apprentice Teaching experience in area schools.
What classes will I take?
EDUC 1199. Introduction to Education
EDUC 3355. Exceptional Children
EDUC 4497. Classroom Management
EDSE 3301. Secondary Methods
EDSE 3335. Science Methods 6-12
ENGL 4440. Reading and Writing in the Content Fields
PSYC 3311. Psychology of Adolescence
EDSE 4400. Facilitating Learning and Assessment I
EDSE 4401. Facilitating Learning and Assessment II
EDSE 4498. Apprentice Teaching I
EDSE 4499. Apprentice Teaching II
CHEM 1101. General Chemistry I
CLAB 1101. General Chemistry I Lab
CHEM 1102. General Chemistry II
CLAB 1102. General Chemistry II Lab
CHEM 2351. Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 2352. Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 3321. Qualitative Inorganic Analysis
CHEM 3322. Instrumental Analysis
CHEM 3710. Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 3990. Philosophy and Methodology of Science
CHEM 4451. Physical Chemistry I
CHEM 4452. Physical Chemistry II/Quantum Mechanics
MATH 2450. Calculus I
MATH 2460. Calculus II
MATH 2470. Calculus III
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