2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Mar 02, 2024  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Licensure in Secondary Education 9-12, Biology Specialty Area


Program Requirements

Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. Overall minimum GPA of 2.5 on 4.0 scale for all undergraduate work or minimum 2.75 on 4.0 scale in last 60 hours of study which may include no more than 12 hours graduate study.

Professional Education Core Courses: 15 Credits


  • EDUC 210
  • EDUC 211
  • EDUC 310
  • EDUC 330
  • EDUC 331

Secondary Education Major Core: 23 Credits


READ 320 And EDUC 421 And EDUC 450 And choose section of EDUC 460 based on specialty areas: EDUC 460 And EDUC 480 And EDUC 490. READ 320, EDUC 421, EDUC 450, and EDUC 460 may not be taken until student is admitted to Teacher Education. EDUC 480 and EDUC 490 may not be taken until student is admitted to Student Teaching and must be taken during last and final semester.

Specialty Area Requirements: 63 Credits


MATH 129 and MATH 130 with a grade of “C” or better in both courses. MATH 129 and MATH 130 are equivalent to MATH 131.

  • MATH 131
  • BIOL 150
  • BIOL 160
  • BIOL 200
  • BIOL 320
  • BIOL 330
  • BIOL 350
  • BICH 411
  • BOTN 210
  • ZOOL 200
  • ZOOL 370
  • ZOOL 410
  • ZOOL 430
  • CHEM 141
  • CHEM 142
  • CHEM 161
  • CHEM 162
  • PHYS 111

Choose One of the following:


  • GEOL 311
  • GEOL 312
  • CHEM 223
  • CHEM 224

Core Academic Skills for Educators Test Requirement


Core Required for students with less than 2.5 Undergraduate GPA.
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading (5712)—Score 156
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing (5722)—Score 162
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics (5732)—Score 150

PRAXIS II Requirement


PRAXIS II Test: 5235/0235 Biology: Content Knowledge—Score 150
And PRAXIS II Test: 5624/0624 Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12—Score 157

Total Credit Hours: 101