B.S. in Biology and Education with Endorsement in Secondary Education in Biology

Major Requirements/Biology (32-35 credits) 1
BY-109Introduction to Biodiversity and Evolution4
BY-110Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology4
BY-216Introduction to Genetics4
BY-310Biochemistry and Lab4
BY-495Senior Seminar1
Select 6-8 credits from the following:6-8
Human Biology and Health
Zoology
Physiology with Anatomy I
Physiology with Anatomy II
Botany
General Microbiology
Selet 3-4 credtis from the following:3-4
Laboratory in Molecular and Cellular Biology
Ecology
Select 6 additional credits of BY-300+ Biology courses6
Biological Oceanography
Ichthyology
Tropical Island Ecology
Applied Microbiology
Ecology 2
Laboratory in Molecular and Cellular Biology
Animal Behavior
Introduction to Neurosciences
Molecular Biology
Immunology
Evolution
Principles of Developmental Biology
Endocrinology
Select a Biology Special Topics Course (BY398 Cancer Biology)
Select Biology Special Topics Course (BY398 Cells and Signaling)
Select a Biology Independent Study (BY499)
Major Requirements/Education (24 credits) 4
ED-250Psychological and Philosophical Foundations of Education3
EDS-330Foundations of Special Education: Development Across the Lifespan3
EDS-336Classroom Management3
ED-319Content Literacy3
ED-320Teaching Students with Diverse Needs3
Select 9 credits as follows: 5
ED-416
416S
Clinical Practice
and Clinical Practice Seminar
9
Biology Interdisciplinary Requirements (30 credits)
MA-115Pre-Calculus Modeling for the Biological Sciences3
or MA-116 Calculus for the Biological Sciences
MA-151Statistics with Applications3
CE-111General Chemistry I3
CE-111LGeneral Chemistry Laboratory I1
CE-112General Chemistry II3
CE-112LGeneral Chemistry Laboratory II1
CE-241Organic Chemistry I3
CE-241LOrganic Chemistry Laboratory I2
CE-242Organic Chemistry II3
PH-105Physics for the Life Sciences I3
PH-105LPhysics for the Life Sciences Laboratory I1
PH-106Physics for the Life Sciences II3
PH-106LPhysics for the Life Sciences Laboratory II1
Education Methods Requirements (6 credits) 3
ED-369Methods of Teaching Science for the Secondary Teacher Part I3
ED-370Methods of Teaching Science for the Secondary Teacher Part II3
General Education Requirements (36 credits)
First Year Seminar
FY-101First Year Seminar (Select Section "BY")3
Reading and Writing
EN-101College Composition I3
EN-102College Composition II3
Mathematics
Fulfilled in Biology Interdisciplinary Requirements with MA-115, MA-116, MA-125, and/or MA-151 0
Natural Sciences
Fulfilled in Major Requirements with required BY courses0
Literature
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: LIT3
Aesthetics and Creativity
Select 3 credits from Art, Music, Theatre, or Dance3
Technological Literacy
IT-102Information Technology for Scientists3
Reasoned Oral Discourse
Fulfilled in Major Requirements with BY-375L, or ED-3200
Historical Perspective
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: HS.SV3
Social Science
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: SS.SV3
Historical Perspective/Social Sciences
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: HS.SV or select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: SS.SV3
Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: ISP3
Cultural Diversity and Global Understanding or Foreign Language
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: CD and 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: GU or select 6 credits from the SAME foreign language6
Experiential Education
Select one course designated with Course Type: EX0
Writing Intensive
Select two courses from Biology (BY) designated with Course Type: WT0
Select two courses from Education (ED, EDL, EDS) designated with Course Type: WT
Total Credits128-131

Additional Endorsements Available 

  • TSD - Teacher of Students with Disabilities - Secondary
  • ESL - English as a Second Language - Secondary

Notes

  • 58 credits must be completed at the 200 level or higher.
  • Education majors are required to have an overall GPA of 3.00 for State Certification.
  • By state regulation, all Education Majors seeking content area endoresment must complete 30 content credits (12+ credits at the 300+ level).