2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 17, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Biology and Secondary Education (B.A.S.)


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Students interested in teaching Biology at the high school level double major in Biology and Secondary Education. Students complete 49-51 credits of core courses, 60 credits of Biology major courses, and 42 credits of Secondary Education courses to earn a B.A.S. degree. See Education  Department for requirements of the Secondary Education (B.A.S.)  major.

Required Courses for the B.A. in Biology for Secondary Education Double Majors:


General Science Certification


Students wishing to complete the requirements for a General Science certification in addition to Biology certification must take PHY201  and PHY202  or PHY205  and PHY206 .

Degree Plan


Degree Plan for Biology and Secondary Education (B.A.S.)
 
Fall
Spring
First Year
 
 
UNV101: University Seminar I (3 credits) &
FYT100: First Year Transitions (1 credit)
X
 
BIO111: General Biology I & Lab (4 credits)
X
 
CHM113: General Chemistry I & Lab (4 credits)
X
 
Core Course (3 credits)
X
X
EDC120: Introduction to Race and Inequity in American Education (3 credits) (Fall or Spring)
X
X
UNV102: University Seminar II (3 credits)
 
X
BIO112: General Biology II & Lab (4 credits)
 
X
CHM114: General Chemistry II & Lab (4 credits)
 
X
Second Year
 
 
RTS225: Quest for the Ultimate (3 credits) or
PHL225: Quest for the Good Life (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
BIO220: Cell Biology and Chemistry & Lab (4 credits) or
BIO253: Genetics: Classical, Molecular and Population & Lab (4 credits)
(one each semester)
X
X
SCD220: Adolescent Development and Theories of Learning (4 credits)
X
 
SCD212: Teaching Reading in the Content Area (3 credits)
X
 
SCD298: Tutoring and Mentoring in a Multicultural Society I (1 credit)
X
 
Core Course (Foreign Language I Recommended, 3 credits)
X
 
SED211: Introduction to the Characteristics of Students with Exceptionalities (3 credits)
 
X
SCD299: Tutoring and Mentoring in a Multicultural Society II (1 credit)
 
X
Core Course (MTH Core Recommended, 3 credits)
 
X
Core Course (Foreign Language II Recommended, 3 credits)
 
X
Third Year
 
 
SCD320: Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in the Secondary School I
(3 credits)
X
 
SCD321: Practicum I for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in the Secondary School I (1 credits)
X
 
BIO200: Botany (4 credits)
X
 
BIO320: Evolution (3 credits)
X
 
Core Course (Philosophy or Religion Core Recommended, 3 credits)
X
 
Core Course (Social Science, Art, or History Core Recommended, 3 credits)
X
X
BIO210: Microbiology (4 credits)
 
X
BIO Elective above 200-level with Lab (4 credits)
 
X
SCD323: Curriculum Instruction and Assessment in the Secondary School II
(3 credits)
 
X
SCD322: Practicum II for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in Secondary School II (1 credits)
 
X
Core Course (Philosophy or Religion Core Recommended, 3 credits)
 
X
*Content Area Exam for Praxis passed prior to end of term
Fourth Year
 
 
BIO310: Ecology (4 credits)
X
 
BIO Elective above 200-level with Lab (4 credits)
X
 
Core Course (Social Science, Art, or History Core Recommended, 3 credits)
X
 
SCD440: Practicum in Secondary Education (3 credits)
X
 
SCD410: Classroom Management (3 credits)
X
 
SCD441: Secondary Student Teaching (12 credits)
 
X
SCD432: Student Teaching Seminar Capstone (1 credit)
 
X
BIO471: Biology Capstone (3 credits)
 
X

*Suggested Plan to Complete Degree Requirements


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