Biology 7-12 Teaching Subject Endorsement, Bachelor of Science in Education

Offered by Department of Biology
A minimum 2.5 GPA is required in all courses counting toward this endorsement.

General Studies
Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral Democracy)
ENG 102Academic Writing and Research3
MATH 102College Algebra 13
SPCH 100Fundamentals of Speech Communication3
TE 100Teaching in a Democratic Society3
Portal
Select one course numbered 1883
Distribution
Aesthetics3
Humanities6
Social Sciences6
Including:
Introduction to American Politics
Natural Sciences8
Including:
General Chemistry
General Chemistry Laboratory
Earth Science
Analytical and Quantitative Thought0
Wellness3
Including:
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
Needed to reach 27 credit hour minimum in Distribution1
Capstone
Select one course numbered 3883
Professional Sequence
Complete all required courses 225
Including:
Management and Assessment in K-12/Secondary Classrooms
Field Experience in Secondary Classroom
Endorsement
Complete all required courses40
Unrestricted Electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum10
Total Credit Hours120

Endorsement

Biology Subject Endorsement Core Requirements
BIOL 105Biology I4
BIOL 106Biology II4
BIOL 231Research Methods I3
BIOL 290Evolution3
BIOL 305BioStatistics3
BIOL 307Ecology3
BIOL 360Genetics4
BIOL 431Research Methods II2
BIOL 471Methods in Secondary Science Teaching3
Biology Option Supporting Course Requirements
Earth Science
Fulfilled by General Studies requirements0
Chemistry
CHEM 161General Chemistry3
CHEM 161LGeneral Chemistry Laboratory1
Math
MATH 103Plane Trigonometry3
Statistics
Fulfilled by Biology Subject Endorsement Core requirements0
Physics
Select one of the following:4
Advanced Physical Science
General Physics I
and Physics I Laboratory
General Physics I (Calculus)
and General Physics I (Calculus) Laboratory
Total Credit Hours40
1

Students with sufficient preparation may enter the mathematics program at a higher level, reducing the total credit hours needed. See advisor for math placement.

2

Students must apply for admission to all Teacher Education programs.