May 28, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology Teacher Education, B.S.

Professors: Michael Baltzley, Sarah Boomer, Erin Baumgartner, Bryan Dutton, Ava Howard, Kristin Latham-Scott, Michael LeMaster, Stephen Scheck
Associate professor: Gareth Hopkins


Prepare students for careers in biology and science education and admission to graduate and professional schools in the life and health sciences. We also promote the understanding of biology as an essential part of a liberal arts education and of global citizenship.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate mastery of key concepts from the many disciplines within the biological sciences.
  2. Demonstrate critical thinking through laboratory experimentation, field research, data analysis and interpretation.
  3. Apply concepts and skills from multiple courses to engage in advanced studies and research.

Choose One Inquiry/Organismal Course

Choose Two Physiology Courses

  • One plant based and one animal based

Choose One Organismal Course

  • Cannot be the course selected for inquiry/organismal

Total Credits: 76-80


This program does not lead to a biology degree but may lead to an education degree following the completion of the professional education core in the College of Education. Requirements for admission into education programs can be obtained from the College of Education.

Satisfactory Grade Use

Program requirements are not fulfilled with a grade of S.
Do not select Satisfactory/No Credit grading for any courses that will be used in the program.