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Adolescence Education: Biology Major Requirements

I. Professional Education Sequence

EDUC 106 Issues in Education

3 s.h.

EDUC 201 Diversity and Teaching

3 s.h.

EDUC 206 Philosophy and Foundations

3 s.h.

EPSY 229 Survey of Exceptional Children

3 s.h.

EPSY 250 Adolescent Growth and Development


EPSY 275 Psychological Foundations of Education:


Learning and Motivation

3 s.h.

SCED 392 Research Theory and Practice in Middle and High School Science Education

4 s.h.

SCED 396 Student Teaching in Secondary Science

12 s.h.

SCED 398 Seminar in Middle and High School Science Education

3 s.h.


Sub Total 37 s.h.

II. Content Courses

BIOL 180 General Biology I

4 s.h.

BIOL 181 General Biology II

4 s.h.

BIOL 201 General Biology III

3 s.h.

BIOL 212 Genetics

4 s.h.

BIOL 216 Evolution

3 s.h.

BIOL 282 Ecology

4 s.h.

BIOL 315 Laboratory Techniques in Biology

2 s.h.

BIOL 362 Microbiology

4 s.h.

Electives in Biology (one Botany, one Zoology)

9-12 s.h.


Sub Total 38-41 s.h.

III. Related Courses

Interdisciplinary Science

SCIN 315 Technologies in General Science

2 s.h.

SCIN 390 Interdisciplinary Science Capstone

3 s.h.


EDUC 246 Development of Language and Adolescence Literacy

3 s.h.

EDUC 346 Teaching Reading in Content Area

3 s.h.

Basic Communication

COMP 100 Composition

3 s.h.


EDUC 213 Education Law Requirements

1 s.h.


CHEM 111 General Chemistry I

4 s.h.

CHEM 112 General Chemistry II

4 s.h.

CHEM 221 Organic Chemistry I and


CHEM 322 Organic Chemistry II




CHEM 226 Elementary Organic Chemistry and


CHEM 330 Introductory Biochemistry

8 s.h.

PHYS 103 General Physics I and


PHYS 104 General Physics II (non-calculus)

6 s.h.


MATH 105 Pre-calculus or


MATH 173 Calculus I

3-4 s.h.

Foreign Language Requirement

0-6 s.h.

IV. General Education

18 s.h.


Program Total 136-143 s.h.

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