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

Offered by Department of Biology
 

General Studies
Foundational Requirement (LOPERs 1-4)12
Including:
LOPER 2: Writing Skills
Introduction of Academic Writing
LOPER 3: Oral Communication Skills
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
LOPER 4: Mathematics, Statistics, and Quantitative Reasoning
College Algebra 1
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)13
Including:
Loper 7: Social Science
Introduction to American Politics
LOPER 8: Natural Science
Earth Science
Dispositional Requirements: (LOPERs 9-10) 26
Including:
LOPER 10: Respect for Human Diversity
Teaching in a Democratic Society
Wellness (LOPER 11) Optional0
Program Specific Requirements3
Special Topics in Academic Writing and Research
Professional Sequence 325
Including:
Management and Assessment in K-12/Secondary Classrooms
Field Experience in Secondary Classroom
Endorsement
Complete all required course47
Unrestricted Electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum14
Total Credit Hours120

A minimum 2.5 GPA is required in all courses counting toward this endorsement.

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 431AResearch Methods IIA1
BIOL 431BResearch Methods IIB1
BIOL 471Methods in Secondary Science Teaching3
Biology Option Supporting Course Requirements
Earth Science
Fulfilled by General Studies requirements0
Chemistry8
General Chemistry
AND
General Chemistry Laboratory
General Chemistry
AND
General Chemistry Laboratory
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
Counseling Skills3
Counseling Skills
Total Credit Hours47