This checklist reflects the requirements for the biology and education degree for the 2015-2016 academic year. This information is provided as an indication of the scope of the coursework. Majors pursuing a Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science degree in biology and education must adhere to the degree requirements in the published academic catalog in effect when they are declared as a major. All questions should be directed to your advisor.

Global Perspectives – 24 credit hours
GPS 110 – Global Perspectives in Scripture
GPS 120 – Perspectives in World Cultures
GPS 210 – Global Perspectives in Literature
GPS 220 – Global Perspectives in Economics and Political Science
GPS 310 – Global Perspectives in Ethics
GPS 320 – Perspectives in Global Histories
Second Language 101 (any language)
Second Language 102 (any language)

University Foundations – 21 credit hours
GATE 101 – Gateway to University Life
ENG 110 – University Writing and Research*
BIO 150
MATH 209 – Inferential Statistics
HIST 201- United States History I, HIST 202 – United States History II, HIST 312 – Women in American History
or PSCI 201 – American Government
PE 101- Personal Fitness and Wellness
Fine Arts (2 credit hours)
Literature (3 credit hours)

Teacher Education Requirements – 6 credit hours
PSYCH 209 – Child Psychology*
COMM 101 – Public Speaking*

Professional Studies – 34 credit hours
EDUC 300 – Teaching: The Profession*
EDUC 301 – Foundations of Education*
EDUC 303 – Educational Psychology*
EDUC 304 – Exploring Diversity*
EDUC 305 – Introduction to Differentiated Instruction for all Learners*
EDUC 306 – Curriculum and Instruction*
EDUC 322 – Literacy Across the Curriculum*
EDUC 335 – Classroom Strategies for the Secondary Teacher Grades 9-12*
EDUC 354 – Middle Grade and Secondary Science Methods*
EDUC 470 a,b,c – Science Student Teaching*
EDUC 497 – Exit Examination
EDUC 498 – Content Area Project Portfolio

Specialty Studies – 27 credit hours
BIO 200 – Zoology
BIO 205 – Plant Biology
BIO 240 – Classical Genetics
BIO 311 – Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO 312 – Human Anatomy and Physiology II
BIO 405 – Biology Seminar
BIO 421 – Animal Ecology and Evolution

Chemistry Courses – 16 credit hours
CHEM 101 – Principles of Chemistry I*
CHEM 102 – Principles of Chemistry II*
CHEM 201 – Organic Chemistry I*
CHEM 202 – Organic Chemistry II*

Lyceum Events – 40 events from the following categories
Faith and Character – 5 events
Fine Arts – 5 events
Lectures – 5 events
Growth – 5 events
Electives – 20 events from any of the 4 categories

*You must earn a “C” or better in these courses.