Biology, Bachelor of Science with a Concentration in Education

Requirements

A Bachelor of Science in Biology with a Concentration in Education requires a minimum of 37 credits of coursework in Biology.  At least 18 Biology credits must be at the 3000 or 4000 level.

A minimum of 42 credits in the College of Education are required for the Concentration and state aligned certification requirements.

Required Core Courses:
BIOL 1450BIOLOGY I5
BIOL 1750BIOLOGY II5
BIOL 2140GENETICS4
BIOL 2740HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY AND ANATOMY I4
BIOL 3020MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF THE CELL3
BIOL 3240INTRODUCTION TO IMMUNOLOGY3
BIOL 3340ECOLOGY4
BIOL 3830BIOLOGY OF PATHOGENIC MICROORGANISMS3
BIOL 4230ORGANIC EVOLUTION3
Advanced Themes in Biology
Students must take at least one course, together with the associated laboratory, from one of the following groups to obtain at least 3 credits of advanced study beyond the Biology Core:
Group I
Cellular and Molecular Biology
BIOL 4130MOLECULAR GENETICS4
BIOL 4140CELLULAR BIOLOGY4
BIOL 4450
BIOL 4454
VIROLOGY
and VIROLOGY LABORATORY
4
BIOL 4640MICROBIAL PHYSIOLOGY4
BIOL/CHEM 4650BIOCHEMISTRY I (with the following lab)3
BIOL/CHEM 4654BIOCHEMISTRY I LABORATORY1
BIOL/CHEM 4660BIOCHEMISTRY II (with the following lab)3
BIOL/CHEM 4664BIOCHEMISTRY II LABORATORY1
BIOL/NEUR 4870MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR NEUROBIOLOGY3
Group II
Structure and Function of Multicellular Systems
BIOL 3630PLANT ANATOMY AND DEVELOPMENT4
BIOL 3740HISTOLOGY4
BIOL 4380MORPHOLOGY OF NON-VASCULAR PLANTS4
BIOL 4390VASCULAR PLANT MORPHOLOGY3
BIOL 4440PLANT PHYSIOLOGY4
BIOL 4830DEVELOPMENTAL GENETICS2
BIOL 4850DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY3
BIOL 4950VERTEBRATE EMBRYOLOGY AND ANATOMY4
Group III
Biodiversity
BIOL/GEOL 3100INVERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY (with the following lab)3
BIOL/GEOL 3104INVERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY LAB1
BIOL 4780VERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY4
BIOL 4980ORNITHOLOGY4
BIOL 3530FLORA OF THE GREAT PLAINS4
BIOL 4790MAMMALOGY4
BIOL 3730FAUNA OF THE GREAT PLAINS3
BIOL 4840HERPETOLOGY4
BIOL 4340ICHTHYOLOGY4
BIOL 4920PARASITOLOGY4
BIOL 4880INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY4
BIOL 4350LICHENOLOGY3
BIOL 4940ENTOMOLOGY4
Group IV
Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology
BIOL 4240
BIOL 4250
MARINE BIOLOGY
and FIELD MARINE BIOLOGY
4
BIOL 4180LIMNOLOGY4
BIOL 4410WETLAND ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT3
BIOL 4220POPULATION BIOLOGY4
BIOL 4570PALEOBOTANY4
Required Cognate Coursework in Chemistry
CHEM 1140
CHEM 1144
FUNDAMENTALS OF COLLEGE CHEMISTRY
and FUNDAMENTALS OF COLLEGE CHEMISTRY LABORATORY
5
CHEM 2210
CHEM 2214
FUNDAMENTALS OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
and FUNDAMENTALS OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LABORATORY
5
CHEM 3650
CHEM 3654
FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOCHEMISTRY
and FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOCHEMISTRY LABORATORY
4
Required Cognate Coursework in Physics
PHYS 1110
PHYS 1154
GENERAL PHYSICS I WITH ALGEBRA
and GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY I
5
Other Required Cognate Coursework
MATH 1220COLLEGE ALGEBRA 3
MATH 1530INTRODUCTION TO APPLIED PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS3
GEOL 1170INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY4
Required Education Coursework
TED 2100EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS3
TED 2200HUMAN RELATIONS FOR BIAS-FREE CLASSROOMS3
TED 2300HUMAN GROWTH AND LEARNING3
TED 2400PLANNING FOR EFFECTIVE TEACHING6
SPED 3800DIFFERENTIATION AND INCLUSIVE PRACTICES3
TED 3550SECONDARY CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT3
TED 3690LITERACY AND LEARNING3
TED 4000SPECIAL METHODS IN THE CONTENT AREA3
TED 4600CLINICAL PRACTICE AND SEMINAR: ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY LEVEL12

Must pass: Praxis I Core (for Formal acceptance to EPP); Praxis II Content test require (at completion of endorsement)