Jul 17, 2019  
2013-2014 General Catalog 
    
2013-2014 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG–FOR INFORMATION ONLY]

Biology - Education, B.A.


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General Education Core


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  • Core Course Requirements 16-17 credits
  • Knowledge Areas Requirements 16 credits

University Requirements


Degree Requirements (16 Credits)


BA Degree - Foreign Language Requirement (16 credits or proficiency test)

Biology Education Curriculum Summary


Core Requirements (24 credits)


All students majoring in biology must complete the following core courses. We recommend this sequence.

Required support courses (18-28 Credits)


Biology Teaching Core (15 Credits*)


In order to meet state standards for a license to teach biology in secondary schools in Utah, students will complete the following (in addition to the core requirements listed above):

Biology Requirements (6-8 Credits)


Must complete 6-8 credits including one animal and one plant-based course from the list below:

Additional Coursework


Additional coursework in computer science, geology and physics selected in consultation with the departmental advisor.

  1. Secondary Teaching Certification requires specific professional education courses. Consult the department of teacher education for additional advisement.
  2. This degree does not include the requisite number of upper division hours. Students completing this degree will fill the upper division requirements while completing course work for the Secondary Teaching Certificate.
  3. Bachelor of Arts degree must meet language requirements as outlined above in this catalog.
     

Secondary Education Licensure


Please see the degree requirements for Secondary Education Licensure . Some classes required for the licensure cannot be taken until the teacher candidate has been admitted to the Teacher Education Department. Please consult your advisor or the Teacher Education Department for further instruction.

Free Upper Electives (3-6 credits)


  • Free Upper Electives 3-6 credits (includes completing B.A. requirements).

A total of 40 upper division credits are needed for the B.A.  Remaining upper division credits could be takena s part of the Secondary Education Licensure.

Total Credits, B.A. degree: 123-127


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