1. Course title: Bachelor of Education Program in Chemistry
2. Degree title: Bachelor of Education (Chemistry) B.Ed. (Chemistry)
3. Faculty: Faculty of Science
4. Course objectives: To produce graduates who
4.1 Have sound morals; have an ethical and positive approach to their work and their careers; and have a responsible attitude towards science, technology, the economy, society and the environment.
4.2 Have a patient, generous nature; have a passion for science; have expertise in setting up and managing learning experiences when teaching chemistry; and have the ability to work happily, effectively and productively with learners, colleagues and other stakeholders.
4.3 Have theoretical and practical skills in and deep understanding of theories and practices in the discipline of chemistry and are able to use this to develop new knowledge and theories for improving the teaching of chemistry.
4.4 Have creative, problem-solving abilities and are able to use their knowledge of chemistry to solve scientific problems; are able to overcome obstacles by finding new but appropriate and practical ways of meeting challenges; and show leadership skills.
4.5 Have the ability to find and present in a convincing way solutions to academic, work and social problems and to do this in an interdisciplinary fashion to produce sustainable local development.
4.6 Have the ability to use information and scientific technologies to keep abreast of changes in the field and in society generally and to research and build new bodies of knowledge to develop their personal and professional abilities.
5.1 Total credits: Not fewer than 166 credits in total.
5.2 The curriculum is separated into the following subjects:
5.2.1 General education totaling not fewer than credits 30 and comprised of
220.127.116.11 Languages and communication studies 12-15 credits
18.104.22.168 Humanities 3-9 credits
22.214.171.124 Social studies 3-9 credits
126.96.36.199 Mathematics, sciences and technology 6-9 credits
5.2.2 Specialist education totaling not fewer than 130 credits comprised of
188.8.131.52 Professional training totaling not fewer than 52 credits and comprised of
184.108.40.206.1 Compulsory modules 33 credits
220.127.116.11.2 Optional modules Not fewer than 5 credits
18.104.22.168.3 Practical modules 14 credits
22.214.171.124 Core modules totaling not fewer than 78 credits and comprised of
126.96.36.199.1 Core modules Not fewer than 68 credits
188.8.131.52.1.1 Compulsory modules 55 credits
184.108.40.206.1.2 Optional core modules 13 credits
220.127.116.11.2 Management 6 credits
18.104.22.168.3 Additional core modules Not fewer than 4 credits
5.2.3 Optional modules totaling not fewer than 6 credits
6. Careers after Graduation
6.1 Teacher (chemistry)
6.2 Researcher (public or private sector)
6.3 Laboratory technician
6.4 Education officer (chemistry)