Secondary Teaching

Concentration in Biology

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

General Education Requirements2
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
English    CHEM 10171  3
ENGL 1157 3  Humanities  
ENGL 1158 or 11591 3  Humanities Electives  6
Mathematics    ENGL Literature  3
MATH 11251 3  Social Sciences  
MATH 1126 3 Social Sciences elective  6
Science   Arts  
BIOS 10811 1 Arts elective 3
BIOS 10831 3    
CHEM 10071 1    
CHEM 10081 1    
    Total 39
Other Requirements1     
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
BIOS 1071  1 PHYS 1001 or 1002  3
BIOS 1073 3 EES 1000 or 1002  3
BIOS 2014 4 CHEM 1018  
BIOS 2114 4 EDHS 1110  3
BIOS 2741 1 EDSP 3612  3
BIOS 2743 3 EDUC 2100  3
BIOS 3854 4 EDCI 2204  3
BIOS 3653 3 EDUC 2206  3
    Total 47
Course Requirements for Major1
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
EDCI 3310
 3 EDUC 4000  3
EDCI 4250  3  EDUC 3110  3
EDCI 4251   3  EDUC 4921  6
EDCI 4432  3  EDUC 4922  9
EDCI 4620  3    
   3    
       
    Total 36
Total Credit Hours Required Credit Hours
  122
Non-Coursework
 Passing scores on appropriate PRAXIS Exams
 Minimum grade of "C" and a 2.5 GPA in all courses for certification content area
 Minimum GPA of 2.5 for all undergraduate coursework
  1. "C" or better required
  2. Refer to the following sections in the University Catalog for specific courses and university regulations to fulfill General Education Requirements. Catalog sections: General Education Core Requirements and General Education Course Menu.

Recommended Four-Year Plan of Study
Bachelor of Science in Secondary Teaching - Biology

Four Year Plan of Study
First Year of Enrollment 
First Term  Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
ENGL 1157  3  ENGL 1158 or 1159  3
MATH 1125  3  MATH 1126  3
EDCI 2204  3  EDUC 2100  3
Arts2  3  BIOS 1081  1
Humanities2  3  BIOS 1083  3
UNIV 10011  1  Social Science2  3
Total Hours  16 Total Hours 16
Second Year of Enrollment
First Term  Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
ENGL (Literature)2  3  Humanities2  3
BIOS 1071  1  CHEM 1008  1
BIOS 1073  3  CHEM 1018  3
CHEM 1007  1  BIOS 2014  4
CHEM 1017  3  EDHS 1110  3
EDSP 3612  3  EES 1000 or 1002  3
EDUC 2206 3    
Total Hours  17 Total Hours 17
Third Year of Enrollment
First Term  Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
EDCI 3310  3  BIOS 3854  4
EDCI 4250 or 4251  3  BIOS 3653  3
PHYS 1001 or 1002  3 BIOS 2741  1
BIOS 2114  4 EDCI 4250 or 4251  3
BIOS 2743  3 EDUC 3110  3
     Social Science2  
Total Hours  16 Total Hours 17
Fourth Year of Enrollment
First Term Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
EDCI 4432  3  EDUC 4000  3
EDCI 4620  3  EDUC 4922  9
EDUC 4921  6    
       
       
Total Hours  12 Total Hours 12
Total Degree Hours 122
  1. Required for all first-time full-time students.
  2. Refer to the following sections in the University Catalog for specific courses and university regulations to fulfill General Education Requirements. Catalog sections: General Education Core Requirements and General Education Course Menu.

NOTE: Refer to the “Degree Requirements” curriculum sheet for specific courses required for the degree.