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  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Biology Major - Secondary Education Curriculum (BYSJ) (41 hours)


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A major in secondary education (SED) consists of a minimum of 41 hours or Biological Sciences courses as well as cognates in mathematics, chemistry, and physics. The major includes three introductory courses, four intermediate level courses, a microbiology course, a physiology course, one advanced interest course, and a methods course, SCI 4040. Three credit hours of BIOS 4980 and/or 4990 may be used as the advanced interest course.

Intermediate Level Courses


A Microbiology Course


A Physiology Course


One Advanced Interest Course from the Following:


Required Methods Course


General Education Proficiency 2: Baccalaureate-Level Writing Requirement


Students who have chosen the Biology major in Secondary Education can satisfy the General Education Proficiency 2: Baccalaureate-Level Writing Requirement by successfully completing one of the following:

Cognate Requirements


  • MATH, 8 hours, including a calculus course and a statistics course.

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