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CatalogCollege of Arts and SciencesBSCIBS in Biology with a Teaching Licensure concentration (Secondary Education 9-12)

BS in Biology with a Teaching Licensure concentration (Secondary Education 9-12)

Program RequirementsCredits
Bachelor of Science in Biology with a Teaching Licensure concentration (Secondary Education 9-12) 
Total Credit Hours128
Core Requirements:  Minimum of 38-40 credits in the core curriculum required of all students. Students who enter as first-time freshmen must take an entering freshman and rising junior assessment to complete core requirements.  Program Admission Requirements:  See "Admission Requirements" on the School of Education catalog page. Students must have a grade point average of 2.0 or better with at least 30 earned hours to be admitted to the program.  Other Program Requirements:  Grade of C or higher in all major courses.  Graduation Requirements:  All graduating seniors are required to complete the Graduating Senior Assessment after completing 90 or more semester hours (including credit by examination), but not later than the graduation semester.    
University College Core Curriculum39
Transitional Studies - University Studies12
Select one option from the following:  (UNIV  101  And  UNIV  102)  Or  UNIV  110  Or  UNIV  111    
Transitional Studies - Life Skills2
Select two credits from the following:  ENTR  100  Or  FINC  100  Or  GEOG  110  Or  HEED  112  Or  PEDU  101  Or  PEDU  107  Or  PEDU  112  Or  PEDU  120  Or  PEDU  122  Or  PEDU  130  Or  PEDU  132  Or  PEDU  140    
Communication Skills - Written Communication3
ENGL  110    
Communication Skills - Oral Communication3
Select one from the following:  BADM  215  Or  SPEE  200    
Information Literacy3
ENGL  120    
Reasoning Skills - Critical Thinking23
PHIL  110  Or  PHIL  220    
Reasoning Skills - Quantitative Reasoning33
Select one from the following:  MATH  129  Or  MATH  130  Or  MATH  131  Or  MATH  140  Or higher MATH    
Scientific Literacy - Natural Sciences48
BIOL  150  And  BIOL  160    
Scientific Literacy - Social Sciences3
Select one from the following:  CRJC  210  Or  ECON  211  Or  ECON  212  Or  GEOG  210  Or  HIST  212  Or  POLI  200  Or  POLI  210  Or  POLI  220  Or  PSYC  210  Or  SOCI  210    
Humanities and Creative Arts3
Select one from the following:  ART  210  Or  COMM  220  Or  ENGL  220  Or  ENGL  223  Or  ENGL  240  Or  ENGL  250  Or  ENGL  253  Or  HIST  210  Or  HUMN  211  Or  HUMN  212  Or  MUSI  210  Or  MUSI  225  Or  MUSI  260  Or  PHIL  210  Or  RELI  215  Or  THEA  203    
Global Literacy53
Select one from the following:  CHIN  110  Or  CHIN  120  Or  FREN  110  Or  FREN  120  Or  SPAN  110  Or  SPAN  112  Or  SPAN  120  Or  SPAN  122  Or  YORU  110  Or  YORU  120    
Ethics and Civic Engagement23
EDUC  211    
Notes 
1UNIV 101-102 required for all first time students; UNIV 110 required for transfer students with fewer than 30 transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived. UNIV 111 may be required based on academic performance.
2Not required for students with 60+ transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.
3MATH 121 may be required based on profile scores. Some core courses require a one-hour lab.
4At least one natural science class must include a lab. Some majors require two lab sciences, increasing requirement to 8 credits.
5Not required for students with 30+ transfer credits from a foreign institution. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.
 
Program Requirements89
Required Major Courses51
BIOL  200  And  BIOL  320  And  BIOL  330  And  BIOL  350  And  BIOL  499  And  BOTN  210  And  CHEM  141  And  CHEM  142  And  CHEM  161  And  CHEM  162  And  GEOL  311  And  MATH  130  Or  MATH  131  And  PHYS  111  And  ZOOL  200  And  ZOOL  310  And one additional science course.    
Professional Education Courses38
EDUC  210  And  EDUC  310  And  EDUC  330  And  EDUC  331  And  EDUC  421  And  EDUC  450  And  EDUC  460  And  EDUC  480  And  EDUC  490  And  READ  320  And  SPED  320    

 

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