Major in Biological Sciences: Secondary Education

This major allows for the completion of the requirements for a degree in biological sciences and the certification requirements to teach biology in grades 6–12. Students selecting this option should work closely with the teacher education advisor.

Major Requirements

BIOL 210General Biology I4
BIOL 211General Biology II4
BIOL 330General Microbiology5
BIOL 418General Ecology4
BIOL 419Genetics4
BIOL 420Molecular Cell Biology4
BIOL 502Vascular Plants4
or BIOL 503 Field Botany
Select one of the following:3-5
Freshwater Invertebrates
Vertebrate Zoology
Comparative Anatomy
CHEM 211General Chemistry I5
CHEM 212General Chemistry II5
CHEM 531Organic Chemistry I5
PHYS 213General College Physics I5
PHYS 502Science Investigations: Physics3-5
GEOL 300Energy, Resources and Environment3
Professional Education Requirements 1
Additional hours 2
Total Credit Hours58-62