Aug 08, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 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. STT 2820  fulfills Quantitative Literacy requirement. PSY 3010  is strongly recommended as a Liberal Studies Experience selection for secondary education majors.

Professional Education Requirements (24 Hours)


A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) must be earned in all Professional Education Courses by Teacher Education majors.

NOTE:


To be admitted to the Teacher Education, students must have a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA, completed 45 semester hours, completed criminal background check and successfully completed testing requirements for Reading, Writing and Math areas of the PRAXIS I CORE (or exempt based on SAT or ACT scores). See Admission to Teacher Education . Minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA required for admission to Teacher Education, Student Teaching and graduation.

Refer to the Initial Licensure Teacher Education Student Handbook for complete details related to Teacher Education admission, GPA, edTPA, Student Teaching and testing requirements.

Major Requirements (52-53 Hours)


Not including 12 semester hours already counted in Gen Ed, above

2.0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in the major discipline, 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)


Total Required (120 Hours)