2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

The Department of Biological and Physical Sciences, cont'd

 

Bachelor of Science Degree
Major in Biology
Teaching Licensure Option

All students desiring licensure to teach are required to file an Application for Admission to the Teacher Education Program (see page 259).

Courses Credits
General Education Requirements
(Secondary & K-12 majors)
The following General Education courses also satisfy requirements in the major:  BIOB 160, BIOB 161, CHMY 141, M 171, STAT 216 and EDU 105.  Students should consult with an academic advisor before registering for General Education courses in order to minimize the number of courses needed to satisfy the requirements of the major.
31
Professional Core (see page 272) 34
Biology Requirements
*BIOB 160 Principles of Living Systems 3
*BIOB 161 Principles of Living Systems Laboratory 1
BIOB 170 Principles of Biological Diversity 3
BIOB 171 Principles of Biological Diversity Laboratory 1
BIOB 260 Cellular and Molecular Biology 3
BIOB 261 Cellular and Molecular Biology Laboratory 1
BIOB 375 General Genetics 3
BIOB 376 General Genetics Lab 1
BIOB 498 Internship/Cooperative Education
2
BIOB 499 Senior Thesis/Capstone 1
BIOE 370 General Ecology 3
BIOE 371 General Ecology Laboratory 1
Biology electives selected in consultation with an advisor to include upper division coursework from each of the following areas:  Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology 16
Biology Total 39
Chemistry Requirements
*CHMY 141 College Chemistry I 3
*CHMY 142 College Chemistry Laboratory I 1
CHMY 143 College Chemistry II 3
CHMY 144 College Chemistry Laboratory II 1
CHMY 211 Elements of Organic Chemistry 3
CHMY 212 Elements of Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1
CHMY 311 Analytical Chemistry-Quantitative Analysis 3
CHMY 312 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory-Quantitative Analysis 1
BCH 380 Biochemistry 3
BCH 381 Biochemistry Lab 1
Chemistry Total 20
NOTE:  Students wishing to obtain a minor in Chemistry will need to take CHMY 321, 322, 323, 324 instead of CHMY 211, 212.
Mathematics or Statistics Requirements  
*M 171 Calculus I 4
*STAT 141 Introduction to Statistical Concepts
OR *STAT 216 Introduction to Statistics
3
4
Mathematics/Statistics Total 7-8
Physics Requirements
(Choose one Physics course with lab)
*PHSX 205 College Physics I 3
*PHSX 206 College Physics I Laboratory 1
OR
PHSX 220 Physics I 3
PHSX 221 Physics I Laboratory 1
Physics Total 4
Total minimum credits required for major 70-71
Restricted electives selected with advisor approval 6
Total minimum credits for degree 128

*May satisfy General Education requirements.

Certain courses in this program have prerequisites; students should check the course descriptions for required prerequisites

 

Suggested Plan of Study

Bachelor of Science Degree
Teaching Licensure Option in Biology

First Year F S
BIOB 160/161 4  
BIOB 170/171   4
CHMY 141/142 4  
CHMY 143/144   4
Professional Core 3 3
General Education V V
Totals 17 17
Second Year F S
BIOB 260/261 4  
BIOB 375/376   4
CHMY 211/212   4
General Education V V
Professional Core  V V
Totals 16 14
Third Year F S
BIOE 370/371 4  
BCH 380/381 4  
CHMY 311/312 4  
Biology Electives   4 4
Professional Core   V
General Education   V
Totals 16 16
Fourth Year F S
BIOB 499 1  
BIOB 498 1 1
Biology Electives 4 4
General Education V  
Professional Core V V
Totals 16 12

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