Dec 09, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

Biology - Secondary Education Concentration, BS


Program Code: 142*/142D
CIP Code: 26.0101

General Education Requirements (44 Hours)


CHE 1101 /CHE 1110  & CHE 1102 /CHE 1120  fulfills Science Inquiry. MAT 1110  fulfills Quantitative Literacy requirement.

Professional Education Requirements (24 Hours)


A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) is required in each professional education course. C I 2300  & FDN 2400  are required prior to admission to Teacher Education.

Minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA required to graduate.

Proficiencies


  • Reading
  • English

Note


*Admission to Teacher Education required.

To be admitted to the Teacher Education Program students must have a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA and take and satisfy testing requirements for Reading, Writing and Math areas of the PRAXIS (PPST or CBT). The PRAXIS II Area Exams are required for student teaching.

Major Requirements (55-56 Hours)


Not including 12 semester hours already counted in I, above

2.0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in the major department, plus any other courses under Major Requirements. Minimum of 18 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill major requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian.

Biology Core Requirements (8 Hours)


Must be completed before taking any other biology courses

Required Cognate Courses (37 Hours)


12 semester hours of cognate courses are counted in general ed requirements.

Minor (Optional)


Electives (4-5 Hours)


Taken to total 128 hours for the degree

2 semester hours of free electives must be outside the major discipline.

Total Required (128 Hours)