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Graduate Catalog 2014-2015

CatalogGraduateSchool of EducationMSSSLicensure in Secondary Education 9-12 Biology Specialty Area

Licensure in Secondary Education 9-12. Biology Specialty Area

Major RequirementsCredits
Licensure in Secondary Education 9-12. Biology Specialty Area 
Total Credit Hours101
Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.  Overall minimum GPA of 2.5 on 4.0 scale for all undergraduate work or minimum 2.75 on 4.0 scale in last 60 hours of study which may include no more than 12 hours graduate study.                        
Professional Education Core Courses15
EDUC  210  And  EDUC  211  And  EDUC  310  And  EDUC  330  And  EDUC  331    
Secondary Education Major Core23
READ 320, EDUC 421, EDUC 450, and EDUC 460 may not be taken until student is admitted to Teacher Education. EDUC 480 and EDUC 490 may not be taken until student is admitted to Student Teaching and must be taken during last and final semester. READ  320  And  EDUC  421  And  EDUC  450  And choose section of EDUC 460 based on specialty areas:  EDUC  460  And  EDUC  480  And  EDUC  490    
Specialty Area Requirements63
MATH 129 and MATH 130 with a grade of "C" or better in both courses is equivalent to MATH 131.
MATH  129  And  MATH  130   Or  MATH  131  And  BIOL  150  And  BIOL  160  And  BIOL  200  And  BIOL  320  And  BIOL  330  And  BIOL  350  And  BICH  411  And  BOTN  210  And  ZOOL  200  And  ZOOL  370  And  ZOOL  410  And  ZOOL  430  And  CHEM  141  And  CHEM  142  And  CHEM  161  And  CHEM  162  And  PHYS  111  And choose one of the following:  GEOL  311  Or  GEOL  312  And  CHEM  223  And  CHEM  224  
 
Core Academic Skills for Educators Test Requirement
Required for students with less than 2.5 undergraduate GPA
Core Academic Skills for Educators; Reading (5712)--Score 156 Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing (5722)---Score 162 Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics (5732)--- Score 150 
 
PRAXIS II Requirement
PRAXIS II Test: 5235/0235 Biology: Content Knowledge---Score 150 And PRAXIS II Test: 5624/0624 Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12---Score 157   

 

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