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  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Biology, Teaching Licensure Concentration (Secondary Education 9-12), B.S.


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Program Requirements

Core Requirements: Minimum of 38 credits in the core curriculum required of all students. Students who enter as first-time freshmen must take an entering freshman and rising junior assessment to complete core requirements.

Declaration of Major and Pre-Major Requirements for the School of Education: See “Admission Requirements ” on the College of Education  catalog page.

Program Admission Requirements: Student must have a grade point average of 2.0 or better with at least 30 earned hours to be admitted to the program.

Other Major Requirements: Grade of C or higher in all major courses.

Graduation Requirements: All graduating seniors are required to complete the Graduating Senior Assessment after completing 90 or more semester hours (including credit by examination), but not later than the graduation semester.

University College Core Curriculum: 39 Credits


Transitional Studies - University Studies: 2 Credits


UNIV 101 -UNIV 102  required for all first time students; UNIV 110  required for transfer students with fewer than 30 transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived. UNIV 111  may be required based on academic performance.

Select one option from the following:

Communication Skills - Written Communication: 3 Credits


Communication Skills - Oral Communication: 3 Credits


Select one from the following:

Information Literacy: 3 Credits


Reasoning Skills - Critical Thinking: 3 Credits


Not required for students with 60+ transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.

Reasoning Skills - Quantitative Reasoning: 3 Credits


MATH 121  may be required based on profile scores. Some core courses require a one-hour lab.

Select one from the following:

Scientific Literacy - Natural Sciences: 8 Credits


At least one natural science class must include its associated lab. Some majors require two lab sciences, increasing requirement to 8 credits.

Ethics and Civic Engagement: 3 Credits


Not required for students with 60+ transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.

Program Requirements: 89 Credits


Total Credit Hours: 128


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