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Bachelor of Science in Education: Biology Education Certification 7-12

Freshman Year

First Semester – 14 credits
CourseCredits
UNI 100 First-Year Seminar1 cr.
ENG 101 English Composition I3 crs.
PSY 100 General Psychology
3 crs.
MAT 199 Pre-Calculus
3 crs.
BIO 120 General Zoology
4 crs.

Second Semester – 16 credits
CourseCredits
Math Course
3 crs.
English Course
3 crs.
ESP 210 Special Education Foundations and Collaboration
3 crs.
BIO 125: General Botany
4 crs.
General Education Course (Art)
3 crs.

Sophomore Year

Third Semester – 17 credits
CourseCredits
SEC 210 Introduction to Secondary Education
3 crs.
SEC 220 Standards-based Introduction to Secondary Education
3 crs.
BIO 215 Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology
4 crs.
PSY 206 Adolescent Psychology
3 crs.
CHE 101 General Chemistry I
4 crs.

Fourth Semester – 17 credits
CourseCredits
ESP 311 Assessment and Positive Behavior Interventions
3 crs.
EDU 310 Teaching in a Multicultural Society
3 crs.
BIO 248 General Ecology
4 crs.
CHE 102 General Chemistry II
4 crs.
EDU 333 Technology in Teaching and Learning
3 crs.

Junior Year

Fifth Semester – 13 credits
CourseCredits
SEC 310 Instructional Strategies in Secondary Education
3 crs.
SEC 350 Content Area Literacy
3 crs.
SEC 360 Technology Infusion
3 crs.
BIO 305 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy OR BIO 306 Human Anatomy
4 crs.

Sixth Semester – 14 credits
CourseCredits 
SEC 400 Classroom Management
3 crs. 
SEC 420 Assessments and Interventions in Secondary Education
3 crs.
BIO 328 Human Physiology or BIO 486 Comparative Animal Physiology
4 crs.
BIO 318 Genetics
4 crs.

Senior Year

Seventh Semester – 16 credits
CourseCredits 
SEC 395 Teaching of Science3 crs.
PHY 121 General Physics I
4 crs.
EDU 350 Supporting English Language Learners
3 crs.
ESP 413 Evidence-based Practices for Secondary Education
3 crs.
HPE 314: First Aid and Personal Safety
4 crs.

Eight Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits
SEC 461 Student Teaching Practicum12 crs.
SEC 460 Professional Practices in Secondary Education
3 crs.