Jul 02, 2020  
2019-2020 Augusta University Catalog 
2019-2020 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Science with a major in Chemistry and an Integrated Master of Arts in Teaching

Program Overview

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.


Program Coordinator
Chair: Dr. Thomas Crute
Admissions Information
  • 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 .

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.

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