Biology (B.S.) Teaching Certification

Biology (B.S.) Teaching Certification

Degree: Bachelor of Science

Major: Biology

Concentration: Teacher Certification

Total Hours: 141

General Education Core Curriculum
ENGL 1301Composition I3
Select one of the following:3
Composition II
Public Speaking I
Business and Professional Speech
Composition II
Beginning French I
Beginning Spanish I
MATH 2312Pre Calculus and Elementary Functions3
Life and Physical Sciences
BIOL 1406General Biology I (Majors)4
BIOL 1407General Biology II (Majors)4
Language, Philosophy and Culture
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Deaf Studies
Close Reading II
British Literature
American Literature
World Literature
African-American Literature
Intermediate French II
Philosophy of Knowledge
Intermediate Spanish II
Creative Arts
Select one of the following:3
Art Appreciation
Art History I
Film Appreciation
The Art of Computer Game Development
Dance Appreciation
Music Appreciation
Jazz History and Appreciation
History of Rock and Roll
Arts and Ideas
Theatre Appreciation
American History
Select two of the following:6
U S History I 1763-1877
U S History II Since 1877
Texas History
Government/Political Science
POLS 2301Intro to American Government I3
POLS 2302Intro/American Government II3
Social and Behavioral Science
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Business Environment and Public Policy
Intro to Criminal Justice
Principles and Policies
Principles of Economics I Macro
Principles of Economics II Micro
Intro to Consumer Finance
Engineering Economics
General Psychology
Lifespan Development
Intro to Political Science
Introduction to Sociology
Intro Social Work
Component Area Option
PSYC 2317Introduction to Statistical Methods3
Any core course not already applied. 3
Required Major Courses
Biology Core
BIOL 2421Microbiology for Science Majors4
BIOL 3450General Botany4
BIOL 3470Genetics4
BIOL 4344Development of Biological Thought3
BIOL 3460Invertebrate Zoology4
or BIOL 4410 Parasitology
Select one of the following:4
Comparative Anatomy
Vertebrate Natural History
BIOL 4470Cell Biology/Histology4
or BIOL 4404 Molecular Biology
Supporting Courses
CHEM 1311General Chemistry I3
CHEM 1111General Chemistry I Laboratory1
CHEM 1312General Chemistry II3
CHEM 1112General Chemistry II Laboratory1
CHEM 3311Organic Chemistry I3
CHEM 3111Organic Chemistry I Laboratory1
CHEM 3312Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 3112Organic Chemistry II Laboratory1
PHYS 1401College Physics I4
PHYS 1402College Physics II4
Biology Electives
Advanced Biology Electives 3000-400022
General Electives
Upper level (3000-4000) courses3
Teaching Certification
PEDG 2310Introduction to Teacher Education3
PEDG 3300Human Development and Learning3
PEDG 3380Secondary Curriculum and Methodology3
PEDG 4380Secondary Methodology and Classroom Management3
PEDG 4620Clinical Teaching6
READ 3326Content Area Reading3
Total Hours141