The B.A. Biology-Teaching major requires a minimum of 131 total hours to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements, the Professional Education Requirements and the following specified major requirements to complete the minimum of 131 hours. Liberal Arts Core courses included in major program requirements are distinguished by italics.
The Biology Teaching major provides a broad education in biology. Along with professional education courses and student teaching, this curriculum is a sound preparation for teaching life science, biology and other secondary science courses. This is an extended program requiring at least nine semesters; therefore, students should contact their advisors early in their program. This program is an excellent preparation for graduate work in biology or science education.
|Introductory track: BIOL 2051; BIOL 2052; BIOL 3100** ; BIOL 3140**||15 hours|
|Evolutionary Biology: BIOL 4142||3 hours|
|Plant group: select one option from following list - BIOL 3120; BIOL 4122 ;BIOL 4166; BIOL 4172||
|Animal group: select one option from following list - BIOL 3106 ;BIOL 4114 and BIOL 4115*** ; BIOL 4146; BIOL 3160 (840:160); BIOL 4164||4 hours|
|Cellular group: select one option from following list - BIOL 4128 ;BIOL 3151; BIOL 3152||4 hours|
|Chemistry: CHEM 1110; CHEM 1120**** ; CHEM 1040||12 hours|
|Earth Science: EARTHSCI 1320||4 hours|
|Physics: PHYSICS 1511||4 hours|
|Science and Science Education: SCI ED 3300; SCI ED 3200||5 hours|
|Biology: BIOL 4193; BIOL 3197||4 hours|
|Electives in biology: (100-level or above, excluding BIOL 3101)||4 hours|
*At least 7-8 hours of biology credit must be 100g-level.