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Bachelor of Arts
Biology and Secondary Education

Area A Essential Skills                                                 Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better) 
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
Select one of the following courses: 
MATH 1113/1131

Area B Institutional Options                                       Required Hours: 4
COMM 1110 
Select one of the following courses: 
ITDS 2726/ITDS 2727/ITDS 2735/ITDS 2746/ITDS 2748/ITDS 2749/ITDS 2755
OR
Select one of the following courses:
EURO 2105/LEAD 1705/LIBR 1105/POLS 2401/Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002/Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.
Note: the two extra hours may be used as electives. 

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts                                      Required Hours: 6 
Select one of the following humanities courses: 
ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/ PHIL 1105 
Select one of the following fine arts courses: ARTH 1100/ITDS 1145*/MUSC 1100/THEA 1100 
*ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology                             Required Hours: 11 
Select two science courses with a lab: 
ASTR 1105/1305; ASTR 1106/1305; BIOL 1215 (lab included); BIOL 1225 (lab included); GEOL 1112/1112L; GEOL 1121 (lab included); GEOL 1122/1322; GEOL 2225 (lab included); ITDS 1215 (lab included); PHYS 1111/1311; PHYS 1112/1312; PHYS 1125/1325; PHYS 2211/2311; PHYS 2212/2312
Select one of the following courses or a science course from above: 
CPSC 1105; CPSC 1301/1301L; MATH 1113; MATH 1125; MATH 1131; MATH 1132; MATH 1165; MATH 2125; PHIL 2115; STAT 1127

Note: STAT 1127 recommended.

Area E Social Sciences                                                Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112 
Take the following course:
POLS 1101 
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
ECON 2105/ECON 2106/PHIL 2135/PSYC 1101/SOCI 1101 
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
ANTH 1105/ANTH 1107/ANTH 2105/ANTH 2136/ENGL 2136/GEOG 1101/HIST 1111/HIST 1112/ITDS 1146/ITDS 1156 

Wellness Requirement                                                Required Hours: 3
PELM 1205 
Select any one PEDS course. 

Area F Courses Related to Major                               Required Hours: 18
BIOL 2285 Research Methods in Biology 
CHEM 1211 Principles of Chemistry 1 
CHEM 1211L Principles of Chemistry 1 Lab 
CHEM 1212 Principles of Chemistry 2 
CHEM 1212L Principles of Chemistry 2 Lab 
ITDS 2748 Topics in Global Issues 
ITDS 2749 Ethics and Legal Issues in the Prof
EDUC 2110 Investigating Critical & Contemporary Issues in Education
EDUC 2130 Exploring Learning & Teaching

Area G Program Requirements                                   Required Hours: 62
Foreign Language 2001
Foreign Language 2002 
BIOL 3215 Cell Biology 
BIOL 3216 Genetics 
BIOL 3217 Ecology 
BIOL 3218 Biosystematics
BIOL 4795 Capstone Senior Seminar 
BIOL 5515 Sel Topics: Cellular/ Molecular Bio
BIOL 5525 Sel Topics: Organismic Bio (take 2)
BIOL 5535 Sel Topics: Ecol/Evolutionary Bio
EDUC 2120 Exploring Socio-Cultural Perspectives on Diversity in Educational Contexts
SPED 2256 Introduction to the Exceptional Learner in General Education
EDSE 4135 Curriculum and Methods in Secondary Science
EDCI 3456 Practicum in Science Education
EDUF 4115 Classroom Management
EDCI 4485 Student Teaching

Area H Program Electives                                              Required Hours: 0-2
EDUF 4205 Integrating Technology (required if competency test is not satisfied)


Total Hours Required: 125-127

 

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