Bachelor of Science Degree in Secondary Biology Education

S0050 – 120 Credits

As a high school biology teacher you will help young people learn about the fascinating world of biology, inspiring interest in a field that will dramatically affect our lives in the 21st century. Engage your students as they become immersed in an experiment or amazed at a new concept. Teaching is truly a meaningful career, and science teaching is especially important as the foundation of a world-class education.

Refer to General Education Requirements for additional requirements.

Also required: Completion of all lower-division state-mandated common prerequisites including the three (3) Education prerequisites: EDF 2005, EDF 2085 and EME 2040.

Transfer from Associate Degree : 24 credits

General Education Requirement: 36 credits

Major Concentration Courses: 60 credits

Degree Requirements

Major Concentration (60 credits)

BOT 3015Plant Biology (U)

3 credits

EDF 3214Human Development and Learning (U)

3 credits

EDF 4430Measurement, Evaluation and Assessment (U)

3 credits

EDG 3343Instructional Strategies (U)

3 credits

EDG 4410Classroom Management and Communication (U)

3 credits

EME 3410Integrating Technology in the Classroom (U)

3 credits

MCB 2010Microbiology for Health Sciences (P)

3 credits

MCB 2010LMicrobiology Lab for Health Sciences (P)

1 credit

PCB 3063Introduction to Genetics (U)

3 credits

PCB 4043General Ecology (U)

3 credits

PCB 4043LGeneral Ecology Laboratory (U)

1 credit

RED 3360Teaching Reading in Middle/Secondary Schools (U)

3 credits

SCE 3360Middle School/Secondary Science Methods (U)

3 credits

SCE 3905Science through Tutoring (U)

3 credits

SCE 3940Teaching Middle School Science Practicum (U)

1 credit

SCE 4942Teaching Secondary Science Practicum (U)

1 credit

SCE 4943Seminar in Science Teaching (U)

3 credits

TSL 3080ESOL Issues: Principles and Practices (U)

3 credits

ZOO 3307CGeneral Vertebrate Zoology (U)

4 credits

SCE 4941Student Teaching in Science (U)

10 credits