Degree Requirements

Secondary Teaching in Biology

Curriculum in Secondary Teaching - Biology 
Bachelor of Science in Secondary Teaching - Biology

General Education Requirements
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
English    CHEM 1017  3
ENGL 1157 3  Humanities  
ENGL 1158 or 11591 3  Humanities Electives2  6
Mathematics    ENGL Literature  3
MATH 1125 3  Social Sciences  
MATH 1116 or 1126 3 Social Sciences elective3  6
Science   Arts  
BIOS 1073 3 Arts elective4 3
BIOS 1083 3    
    Total 39
Certification Content Area   Other Requirements 
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
BIOS 1071  1  BIOS Elective (3000 level or above)  6
BIOS 1081 1  CHEM 1007  1
BIOS 2014 4  CHEM 1008  1
BIOS 2114 4  CHEM 1018  3
BIOS 2741 1  EDHS 1110  3
BIOS 2743 3  EDSP 3610  3
BIOS 3854 4  EDUC 2100  3
BIOS 3653 3  EDUC 2204  4
    Total 45
Course Requirements for Major
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
EDCI 3310 Concurrent enrollment in EDCI 3311  3  EDSP 3620  3
EDCI 3311 Concurrent enrollment in EDCI 3310  1  EDUC 3000  3
EDCI 4201 Concurrent enrollment in EDCI 4250  1  EDUC 3007  0
EDCI 4250 Concurrent enrollment in EDCI 4201  3  EDUC 3100  3
EDCI 4251Concurrent enrollment in EDUC 4920  3  EDUC 3110  3
EDCI 4432  3  EDUC 4920 Concurrent enrollment in EDCI 4251  9
EDCI 4620  3    
    Total 38
Total Credit Hours Required Credit Hours
  122
Non-Coursework
 Passing scores on appropriate PRAXIS Exams
 Minimum grade of "C" in all courses for certification content area
 Minimum GPA of 2.5 for all undergraduate coursework
  1. "C" or better required
  2. Humanities Electives - FTA, ENGL, Foreign Language, HIST, PHIL, or WGS. Check General Education Courses to confirm what courses fulfill this requirement
  3. Select from ECON, GEOG, POLI, PSYC or SOC. 3 hours must be 2000 level course. Check General Education Courses to confirm what courses fulfill this requirement
  4. FTA (Theatre/dance/film related course, FA or MUS). Check General Education Courses to confirm what courses fulfill this requirement