Bachelor of Science in Education Degree - Biology Education

Degree Requirements:

General Education Courses

Major Courses

Professional Secondary Education

Student Learning Outcomes

A student successfully completing the above major will be able to:

  1. Integrate scientific knowledge from biology, chemistry, and physics. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II,VI and VII.)

  2. Design experiments and analyze data. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I,II, VI and VII.)

  3. Communicate through writing and communicate orally successfully. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes III and VII.)

  4. Comprehend the scientific method. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, and VI.)

Requirements

Biology Education Major Courses Secondary Education

BIOL 150General Biology I

3

BIOL 150LGeneral Biology I Lab

1

BIOL 151General Biology II

3

BIOL 151LGeneral Biology II Lab

1

 

BIOL 154Introduction to Botany

4

Or

BIOL 170General Zoology

3

And

BIOL 170LGeneral Zoology Lab

1

 

BIOL 220Anatomy and Physiology I and Lab

4

BIOL 300Environmental Biology

3

BIOL 305General Microbiology

4

BIOL 315Genetics

4

BIOL 389Scientific Writings and Readings

2

BIOL 415Ecology

4

BIOL 459Evolution

4

 

BIOL 480Lab Practicum

1-2

One Credit Required

 

SEED 490SSecondary Education Science Methods

3

Required in other areas:

PHYS 211College Physics I

3

And

PHYS 211LCollege Physics I Lab

1

Or

PHYS 251University Physics I

4

And

PHYS 251LUniversity Physics I Lab

1

 

PHYS 212College Physics II

3

And

PHYS 212LCollege Physics II Lab

1

Or

PHYS 252University Physics II

4

And

PHYS 252LUniversity Physics II Lab

1

 

GEOL 105Physical Geology

3

And

GEOL 105LPhysical Geology Lab

1

Or

GEOL 106The Earth Through Time

3

And

GEOL 106LThe Earth Through Time Lab

1

 

CHEM 121General Chemistry I

4

CHEM 121LGeneral Chemistry I Lab

1

CHEM 122General Chemistry II

4

CHEM 122LGeneral Chemistry II Lab

1

MATH 103College Algebra

4

MATH 105Trigonometry

2

MATH 305Probability and Statistics

4

Total Credit Hours: 73-75