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Undergraduate Catalog 
Undergraduate Catalog

Biology, Education Track, B.S.

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General: 120 minimum total hours, including 45 hours of upper-level courses (3000-4000 level), and 30 hours in residence.

First-Year Colloquium (0-3 hours)

University Core (35 hours)

See General Education Requirements . (In completing courses required in the biology major, 8-hour lab science core requirement also met.) The following core courses must be passed with a C or higher: ACOM 1300 , RHET 1311 , RHET 1312 , and MATH 1451 .

Major (65 hours)

Biology Electives (17 hours)

Must include at least three courses with laboratories either as part of the course or as a separately numbered laboratory course. Students may choose these electives from the remaining biology course offerings on the basis of individual preference or need. Students choosing to specialize may select an emphasis in botany, cell biology and physiology, ecology or zoology.

Supporting Courses (21 hours)

Students must complete at least eight hours of freshman chemistry, four hours of organic chemistry, six hours of physics (PHYS 1321  and PHYS 1322  or equivalent) and three hours of computer science or statistics.

Minor – Education Course (18 hours)

Praxis CORE must be passed before enrolling in TCED 4330 . Praxis II Biology: Content Knowledge 5235 must be passed. GPA of 2.75 is required for admission to the education program.

NOTE: Education Minor Candidates must also complete a content methods course (or course pair) in their content area with a field placement in a K-12 classroom.

Unrestricted General Electives

Remaining hours, if any, to reach 120 minimum total hours, 45 hours of upper-level courses (3000-4000 level), or 30 hours in residence.

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