Degree Requirements

  • All General Education Requirements
    • English Composition (ENGL 101 & 102)
    • Math (MATH 111 & 132, or higher)
    • Speech (SPCH 101)
    • Political Science (POLI 101 or 103)
    • Social Science Electives (Two courses)*
    • Literature
    • History
    • Fine Arts Appreciation (ART 101, MUSI 101, or THEA 101)
    • Humanities Elective (One course)**
  • Science Requirements
    • Biological Fundamentals 1 (BIOL 105/115 or 107)
    • Biological Fundamentals 2 (BIOL 106 or 108)
    • Cellular & Molecular Biology Course (BIOL 220 or 301)
    • Plant Biology Course (BIOL 206, 207, 208, 303, 307, or 320)
    • Ecology Course (BIOL 308, 317, 318, 402, 411, or 412)
    • Genetics & Evolutionary Biology Course (BIOL 401 or 409)
    • Biological Research Methods (BIOL 413 & 497 concurrent)
    • Biology Elective (One course from BIOL 205, 215, 236, 311, or 406)
    • Senior Seminar (BIOL 499)
  • Science Requirements (cont.)
    • General Chemistry (CHEM 101 & 102)
    • Organic Chemistry (CHEM 201)
    • General Physics (PHYS 215)***
  • Pre-Professional Education Requirements
    • Foundations of Education (EDUC 190)****
    • Pre-Program Preparation (EDUC 191)****
    • Curriculum and Instruction (EDUC 305)
  • Professional Education Requirements
    • Technology in the Classroom (EDUC 310)
    • Instructional Planning & Assessment (EDUC 311)
    • Field Experience in Planning & Assessment (EDUC 313)
    • Instruction of Reading (EDUC 322)
    • Clinical Experience: Secondary (EDUC 393)*****
    • Reading/Writing in Content Area (EDUC 411)
    • Teaching Science in Secondary School (EDUC 437)*****
  • Student Teaching
    • Classroom Management (EDUC 487)
    • Directed Teaching (EDUC 490)
*Social Science electives include: sociology, geography, political science, economics, and anthropology.
**Humanities electives include: literature, history, art, music, theater, philosophy, & religious studies.
***Students are strongly encouraged to take Physics 216.
****Education 190 & 191 should be taken at the same time.
*****Education 393 & 437 should be taken at the same time.

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