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  • B.S. Degree in Life Science - Teaching
  • Biosciences

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  • Fall 2013 Undergraduate Catalog - Official

    B.S. Degree in Life Science Education (120 Credits)

    Core Requirements

    BIOL 111 Cell Biology (4)
    BIOL 115 Organismal Biology (4)
    BIOL 341 Genetics (4)

    Requirements

    (57 Credits)

    Students must fulfill all teacher licensure requirements which will add thirty-six credits to the major total.

    BIOL 345 Principles of Ecology (4)
    BIOL 347 Plant Physiology (4)
    BIOL 348 Evolutionary Biology (3)
    BIOL 350 Microbiology (4)
    BIOL 440 Middle School/Secondary Science Teaching Methods (3)
    BIOL 497 Undergraduate Research in Biology (1-3)

    Secondary Education Licensure Requirements
    (10 credits of Student Teaching required)

    AMCS 233 Education and Multicultural America (3)
    CMST 100 Speech Communication (3)
    ED 205 Introduction to Education (3)
    ED 294 Educational Psychology (3)
    ED 310 Social Foundations of Education (3)
    ED 398 Field Experience in Secondary Education (2)
    ED 443S Classroom Management/Consultation (3)
    ED 448 Reading Study Skills in the Content Areas (3)
    ED 461S Student Teaching: Secondary or
    ED 460S Student Teaching: Secondary and
    EECE 480E Student Teaching: Elementary or
    ED 461V Student Teaching: Secondary/K-12
    SPED 225 Individuals with Exceptionalities (3)


    Related Requirements

    Students must complete 8 credits of CHEM, and 8 credits of PHYS (chosen from College Physics I and II OR General Physics I and II) and 10 credits of GEOS. In addition to these requirements, students must complete six credits in MATH at the 127 level or above.

    CHEM 150 General Chemistry I (3)
    CHEM 150L General Chemistry Laboratory I (1)
    CHEM 210 General Chemistry II (3)
    CHEM 210L General Chemistry II Lab (1)
    GEOS 115 Physical Geology (4)
    GEOS 116 Historical Geology (3)
    GEOS 360 Planetary Science (3)
    PHYS 160 College Physics I with Lab (4) and
    PHYS 161 College Physics II with Lab (4) or
    PHYS 200 General Physics I with Lab (4) and
    PHYS 201 General Physics II with Lab (4)