B.S. Science Education (Secondary Chemistry) Courses

WGU Nevada offers degrees, not classes. Progress through your degree program is determined by demonstrating your competence on carefully designed assessments and completion of a professional portfolio, capstone, or both.

As a student in this program, you will complete the courses listed below in order to graduate. These courses are required, though you may be able to clear some of the these requirements through transfer credits. Each course a study guide and recommended learning resources for you to use. Your assigned mentor will help guide you through the process.

For ease of understanding, WGU Nevada has assigned competency units to each of its courses as indicated below. A competency unit is equivalent to a semester credit hour of learning. WGU Nevada terms are six months in length. During a typical term, students will be expected to complete at least 12 to 13 competency units. Grades are assigned on a Pass/Not Pass basis; a "Pass" at WGU Nevada is equivalent to a letter grade of "B" or better.

Speak to an Enrollment Counselor for more information about these courses.

CourseCompetency Units
Foundational Perspectives of Education3
Concepts in Science2
College Algebra4
Integrated Physical Sciences3
Natural Science Lab2
Applied Probability and Statistics3
English Composition I3
Trigonometry and Precalculus4
Introduction to Biology3
English Composition II3
Calculus I4
Introduction to Communication3
Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan3
Psychology for Educators4
General Chemistry I with Lab4
Survey of United States History3
Fundamentals of Diversity, Inclusion, and Exceptional Learners4
Introduction to Humanities3
General Chemistry II with Lab4
Classroom Management, Engagement, and Motivation4
Physical Chemistry3
Inorganic Chemistry3
Organic Chemistry3
Science, Technology, and Society5
Climate Change4
Chemistry: Content Knowledge2
Educational Assessment3
Introduction to Instructional Planning and Presentation3
Secondary Reading Instruction and Interventions3
Instructional Planning and Presentation in Science3
Secondary Disciplinary Literacy3
Science Methods—Secondary Chemistry4
Preclinical Experiences in Science3
Supervised Demonstration Teaching in Science, Observations 1 and 23
Supervised Demonstration Teaching in Science, Observation 3 and Midterm3
Supervised Demonstration Teaching in Science, Obs 4 and 53
Supervised Demonstration Teaching in Science, Obs 6 and Final3
Teacher Performance Assessment in Science2
Professional Portfolio1
Cohort Seminar3

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