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Department of Secondary Education

Undergraduate Program: Biology Requirements

Secondary Education - Biology Major Requirements
BA/BS Degree
65-72 credits

Biology (7-12) 65-72 credits
Required cognate courses...........................35-38 credits
 
CHE201 General Chemistry I (4)
CHE202 General Chemistry II (4)
CHE305 Organic Chemistry I Lecture (3)
CHE306 Organic Chemistry I Lab (2)
MAT251 Calculus I (4)
OR
MAT254 Basic Calculus (4)
PHY221 Fundamental Physics I (4)
PHY222 Fundamental Physics II (4)
GLG220 Physical Geology (4)
One of the following:
CHE308 Organic Chemistry II Lecture (3)
AND
CHE309 Organic Chemistry II Lab (2)
OR
BIO318 Biological Chemistry (3)
One of the following:
CPS210 Introduction to Computing (4)
CPS220 Introduction to Fortran Programming (3)
MAT241 Introductory Statistics (3)
MAT252 Calculus II (4)

Required biology courses...........................23-25 credits
BIO201 General Biology I (4)
BIO202 General Biology II (4)
BIO320 Genetics (4)
BIO340 Ecology (4)
One of the following:
BIO305 Plant Morphology (4)
BIO307 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy (5)
One of the following:
BIO413 General Physiology (3)
BIO423 Microbial Physiology (4)
BIO425 Plant Physiology (4)

Biology electives.................................. 7-9 credits
Each major candidate is required to complete, by advisement, 2 biology courses at or above the 400 level.