Biological Sciences with Secondary Education Concentration

Earn your bachelor's of science degree in biological sciences AND your teaching certification.

Sample Matriculation of required courses for this degree

Freshman

Fall

  • CHEM 1201 (3) General Chem I
  • MATH 1550 (5) Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
  • BIOL 1201 (3) Biology for Science Majors I
  • BIOL 1208 (1) Biology Lab for Science Majors I
  • ENGL 1001 (3) English Composition
  • BASC 2010 (1) Step 1

Total: 16

Spring

  • CHEM 1202 (3) General Chem II
  • CHEM 1212 (2) General Chem Lab
  • MATH 1552 (4) Analytic Geometry and Calculus II or EXST 2201(4) Introduction to Statistical Analysis 
  • BIOL 1202 (3) Biology for Science Majors II
  • BIOL 1209 (1) Biology Lab for Science Majors II
  • GE Arts (3) 
  • BASC 2011 (1) Step 2

Total: 17

Sophomore

Fall

  • BIOL 2051 (4) General Microbiology
  • CHEM 2261 (3) Organic Chemistry
  • GE Hum (3) ENGL (2+++)
  • Foreign Lang I (4) 
  • EDCI 2500 (3) Knowing & Learning (GE SS)

Total: 17

 

Spring

  • CHEM 2262 (3) Organic Chemistry
  • CHEM 2364 (2) Organic Chemistry Lab
  • BIOL 2153 (4) Principles of Genetics
  • Foreign Lang II (4)
  • EDCI 3550 (3) Classroom Interactions (SS/HUM)

Total: 16

 

Junior

Fall

  • BIOL 3040 (3) Evolution
  • BIOL (3+++) Elective (4)
  • PHYS 2001 (3) General Physics
  • PHYS 2108 (1) Introductory Physics Lab
  • ENGL 2000 (3) English Composition
  • PHIL 2786 (3) Perspectives (HUM) (Fall Only)

Total: 17

 

Spring

  • BIOL 4087 (4) Basic Biochemistry
  • BIOL (3+++) Elective (4)
  • PHYS 2002 (3) General Physics
  • PHYS 2109 (1) General Physics Lab
  • BIOL 4005 (3) Research Methods

Total: 15

 

Senior

Fall

  • BIOL (3+++) Elective (3)
  • BIOL (3+++) Elective (3)
  • GE Hum (3) ENGL (2+++)
  • GE SS (3)
  • EDCI 4500 (3) Instructional
  • BIOL 4003 (1) Science Teaching in Secondary School III: Instructional Strategies in the Sciences Models

Total: 16

 

Spring

  • EDCI 3136 (3) Reading in the Content Area
  • EDCI 4006 (9) Student Teaching

Total: 12

 

Total 126 Credit Hours

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