College of Letters and Sciences & College of Education and Health Professions
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Letters and Sciences, College of Education and Health Professions and General Degree Requirements pages.

Bachelor of Arts
Biology - Secondary Education Track

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/MATH 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/ HIST 1111/HIST 1112/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/Ethics Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:
ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/ITDS 2125/PHIL 2010/ITDS 2125
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:
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

Take the following course:
STAT 1127

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 2030/ 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
PHED 1205
Select any one PEDS course.

Area F Courses Related to Major Required Hours: 18
BIOL 1215 Principles of Biology
BIOL 2285 Research Methods in Biology
ITDS 2748 Topics in Global Issues
ITDS 2749 Ethics and Legal Issues in the Prof

Foreign Language 2001
Foreign Language 2002
Guided electives* (4 hours)

*Guided electives will be selected from among Area D lab science electives.

Area G Program Requirements Required Hours: 52 - 55
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


UTeach Columbus Teaching Option

ITDS 2125 Historical Perspectives on the Philosophy of Science & Math - if not taken in Area C
SPED 4115 Teaching Math & Science to Exceptional Learners
UTCH 1201 Step 1: Inquiry Approaches to Teaching
UTCH 1202 Step 2: Inquiry-Based Lesson Design
UTCH 2105 Knowing and Learning
UTCH 3205 Classroom Interaction
UTCH 4205 Project-Based Instruction
UTCH 4485 Student Teaching
UTCH 4795 Student Teaching Seminar

Area H Program Electives (5-8 hours)

Total Hours Required: 123