Undergraduate Edition 2019-2020

Biology - Concentration in Comprehensive Science Licensure, B.S.

Curriculum

A. General Education Requirements (35 hours )

B. Major Requirements (31 hours)

BIOL 101General Biology for Majors I

4

BIOL 102General Biology for Majors II

4

BIOL 210Genetics

4

BIOL 220General Zoology

4

BIOL 221General Botany

4

BIOL 341Microbiology

4

BIOL 352Molecular Biology/Lab

4

BIOL 486Scientific Communication and Capstone

3

* Students must obtain a minimum grade of C in all Major Core Requirements, Related Area Core Requirements and Minor Core Requirements.

C. Related Area Requirements (16 hours)

PHYS 181General Physics I

3

PHYS 181LGeneral Physics I Lab

1

PHYS 182General Physics II

3

PHYS 182LGeneral Physics II Lab

1

CHEM 102General Chemistry II

3

CHEM 102LGeneral Chemistry II Lab

1

CHEM 301Organic Chemistry I

3

CHEM 301LOrganic Chemistry I Lab

1

D. Concentration Requirements (22 hours)

ENSC 101General Environmental Science

3

ENSC 101LGeneral Environmental Science Laboratory

1

BIOL 304Organic Evolution

3

BIOL 307Human Physiology

4

BIOL 487Statistical Applications in the Sciences

3

GEOL 158LPrinciples of Geological Science Lab

1

CHEM 302Organic Chemistry II

3

CHEM 302LOrganic Chemistry II Lab

1

*Student completes biology comprehensive science degree but must complete the minor in secondary education which includes student teaching for licensure.  Free electives will be prescribed secondary education minor courses.

E. Free Electives (16 hours)

Minor in Secondary Education

EDUC 210Professional Studies I: Introduction to Education

3

EDUC 310Professional Studies II: Special Education & Diverse Learners

3

EDUC 350Teaching Intermediate & Content Reading

3

EDUC 360Teaching and Assessment

3

EDUC 430Secondary Instructional Methods (9-12)

3

EDUC 476Observation and Supervised Teaching in Biology

6

EDUC 478Seminar in Contemporary Educational Issues

P/F

Total Credit Hours: 120

Curriculum Guide for Majors in Biology (Comprehensive Science Licensure)

Freshman Year

First Semester

BIOL 101General Biology for Majors I

4

CHEM 101General Chemistry I

3

CHEM 101LGeneral Chemistry I Lab

1

ENGL 102Composition I

3

HLTH 185Health Concepts

2

UNIV 110Freshman Seminar

1

Physical Education Activity

1

Humanities and Fine Arts C

2

Total Credit Hours:17

Second Semester

BIOL 102General Biology for Majors II

4

CHEM 102General Chemistry II

3

CHEM 102LGeneral Chemistry II Lab

1

MATH 118Precalculus

3

ENGL 103Composition II

3

UNIV 120Freshman Seminar II

1

Social & Behavior Sciences A

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Sophomore Year

First Semester

BIOL 210Genetics

4

BIOL 220General Zoology

4

CHEM 301Organic Chemistry I

3

CHEM 301LOrganic Chemistry I Lab

1

SPAN 101Elementary Spanish

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

BIOL 221General Botany

4

PSY 212General Psychology

3

GEOG 142Introduction to Geography

3

Humanities and Fine Arts A

3

BIOL 341Microbiology

4

Total Credit Hours:17

Junior Year

First Semester

BIOL 352Molecular Biology/Lab

4

PHYS 181General Physics I

3

PHYS 181LGeneral Physics I Lab

1

EDUC 210Professional Studies I: Introduction to Education

3

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:14

Second Semester

PHYS 182General Physics II

3

PHYS 182LGeneral Physics II Lab

1

EDUC 310Professional Studies II: Special Education & Diverse Learners

3

EDUC 350Teaching Intermediate & Content Reading

3

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:13

Senior Year

First Semester

EDUC 360Teaching and Assessment

3

BIOL 486Scientific Communication and Capstone

3

EDUC 430Secondary Instructional Methods (9-12)

3

Free Elective

3

Biology 300-400 Elective 2

2

Total Credit Hours:14

Second Semester

EDUC 476Observation and Supervised Teaching in Biology

6

EDUC 478Seminar in Contemporary Educational Issues

P/F

Total Credit Hours:12

Total Credit Hours: 120

Total Credit Hours: 120