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Adolescent Education - Chemistry, A.S.

Inspire a Reaction at DCC

Bond your love of chemistry with a rewarding career inspiring future scientists. Start sparking reactions in the classroom with an adolescent education degree from DCC.



degrees: Apply your AS to a BS from SUNY New Paltz


years to full teaching certification

What You'll Study in the Adolescent Education 7-12 Chemistry Concentration

In the adolescent education chemistry concentration at DCC, you'll sharpen your own knowledge while becoming a great teacher. You'll enhance your strengths with a robust science and math curriculum while building a foundation in teaching young students through education coursework.

Our program is jointly registered with SUNY New Paltz, making your transition from an A.S. to a B.S. to full state teaching certification easier than the simplest chemical calculation.


Sample Courses

PSY 204: Adolescent Psychology
A study of the developmental tasks facing adolescents in contemporary American society

CHE 231: Organic Chemistry I
An introduction to the structure, nomenclature, physical properties and reactivity of organic compounds

THE 120: Performing Skills for the Classroom
Learn theatrical performance skills to captivate students and creatively convey information 


Where Do Education Grads Go?

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Office of Admissions

101 Orcutt Student Services Center
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Phone: (845) 431-8010

53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601