Program for Biology Education

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In addition to the professional education requirements, students pursuing licensure in the field of biology (6-12) must complete the following courses with a grade of C or better:

  • BI 151 Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology, 4 hours
  • BI 152 Introduction to Genetics, 4 hours
  • BI 251 Introduction to Ecological and Organismal Biology, 4 hours
  • BI 252 General Zoology, 4 hours
  • BI 298 Introduction to Research Biology, 3 hours
  • BI 342 Botany, 4 hours
  • BI 360 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy, 4 hours
  • BI 377 General Ecology, 4 hours
  • BI 382 Comparative Physiology, 4 hours
  • BI 410 Senior Seminar in Biology, 2 hours
  • ED 410 Methods of Teaching Secondary School Science, 3 hours
  • One 300-level biology course, 3-4 hours
  • CH 137 General Chemistry , 4 hours
  • GE 210 Geology, 3 hours
  • PC 125 Introductory Physics I, 4 hours
  • MA 145 College Algebra OR MA 221 Statistics I, 3 hours

 Biology Teacher Licensure Requirements Checklist