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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology & Secondary Education, BS

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Please see catalog section on applying for admission to the Teacher Education Program and other program requirements for additional information. For Biology majors, adding the General Science Broadfield Major is highly recommended. A Coaching Option is also available with any teaching major,but does not lead to licensure.

Credit Requirements

General Education: 32 Credits

General Education 

Select the following 2 courses/8 credits for Natural Science

Select the following course for Humanities: Literary & Artistic Studies

Select the following course/4 credits for Mathematics

Select 1 course/4 credits from the following:

Select 2 courses/8 credits from the following:

Select 1 course/4 credits from the following:

Student Teaching: 8 Credits

Electives: 0 Credits

Choose elective credits from any college-level catalog courses to bring degree total to 128.

BS: Biology and Secondary ED Total Credits: 128

Additional Biology and Secondary Education Degree and Course Information

Technology Requirement: Before registering for EDU 371 students must have earned a passing score on the Information & Technology Literacy Exam, or at least a B- on either COMS 115   Computer Basics for Educators (4 credits) or CAPP 131   Basic Microsoft Office (4 credits).

The following additional courses are strongly recommended for Secondary Education


Students in an internship program (e.g. Class 5 teachers) will substitute EDU 498 Internship for EDU 495. Consult with the Post Baccalaureate advisor to determine appropriate number of credits.

Current certification in First Aid, CPR, and AED for adults, children and infants is required for all education majors prior to student teaching. ECP100 is recommended to fulfi ll this requirement.

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