Oct 02, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022

Biology, Science Education-Life Science (Teaching), B.S.

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This curriculum, offered in cooperation with the School of Education, is designed for biology majors who wish to follow a career in teaching at the junior or senior high school level:

  1. To provide pre-service and in-service teachers with adequate information to be effective biology teachers;
  2. To provide students with a sufficient background to pursue advanced study in biological science education; and
  3. To provide prospective teachers with a broad background that will enable them to teach the interrelationship between the life sciences and world problems.

Major Requirements

The Bachelor of Science degree in Science Education-Life Science requires thirty-one (31) semester hours in biology and includes the following:

Total Hours: 31

All prospective teachers must request admission to the School of Education by making a formal application. See criteria under Admission to School of Education.

Suggested Course Sequence

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year


*Math 1550 Pre-calculus OR MATH 2510 Calculus may be substituted.     

+The professional teacher education core courses have an EDUC, SPED, or MLED prefix.

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