B.S.Ed. in Biology

Students are recommended for North Carolina secondary teacher certification in biology and/or comprehensive science.

Degree Requirements

Requires 42 hours in Liberal Studies and the following 56 hours:

Course Number    Course Name Hours
BIOL 140 Principles of Biology I 4 hours
BIOL 141 Principles of Biology II 4 hours
BIOL 240 Omtrodction to Genetics 4 hours
BIOL 241 Introduction to Ecology and Evolution 4 hours
BIOL 333 Cell and Molecular Biology    4 hours
CHEM 133 Chemistry 4 hours
CHEM 140 Chemistry 4 hours
PHYS 130 Introductory Physics 4 hours
PHYS 131 Introductory Physics 4 hours
GEOL 150 Geology 4 hours
GEOL 155 Geology 4 hours
MATH 130 College Algebra 3 hours
MATH 140 Introductory Calculus 5 hours

The professional education sequence (28 hours) for secondary and special subject teaching and 2 hours of general electives are required to complete the program, as well as (4 hours) of biology electives at the junior-senior level.

Course Descriptions

Read the biology undergraduate course descriptions and prerequisites


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