Students majoring in this program follow the guidelines of the National Science Teachers Association take a biology core and supporting science, computer and mathematics courses. Students majoring in this program will be prepared to teach Biology and a selected minor at the secondary level.
System-wide General Education Requirement (30 Credits)
* May be repeated provided student does not enroll in the same topics courses. One credit Biology special topics offering may not be combined to substitute for a required or elective three-or-four credit Biology course.
Students choosing a minor in chemistry or computer education can complete those minors with an additional 12-13 credits because of the core courses required above. Students choosing a minor in another subject area may need to complete an additional 15-18 credits to meet the requirements for the selected minor.
Professional Education Courses (32 Credits)
Students must complete 30 hours of system-wide general education courses in their first 64 credit hours.
All Professional Education Courses must be completed with a “C” or better.
1 No grade less than a “C” and must be completed prior to admission to Teacher Education
Admission to Student Teaching is required for enrollment in SEED 488. See Approval for Student Teaching in College of Education section. SEED 401 and SEED 440 are taught in a compressed format during the first four weeks of the semester and are usually taken in the same semester as student teaching.