Biology/Secondary Major, Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAE)

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This major satisfies the endorsement requirements for grades 5–12.

Notes:

  • BAE students must complete both the courses below and the secondary education core courses;
  • the option requires more than 12 quarters to complete at 15 credits per quarter.
Required Secondary Education Core
30–hour multicultural education field requirement
EDUC 200
EDUC 303
EDUC 309
ADMISSION TO TEACHER EDUCATION
and FOUNDATIONS OF ASSESSMENT
and FOUNDATIONS OF SECONDARY CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT (these three courses must be taken concurrently)
7
EDUC 201INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION3
EDUC 341SECONDARY STRATEGIES, MANAGEMENT, ASSESSMENT4
EDUC 413CONTENT AREA LITERACY: MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT FOR SECONDARY EDUCATION CANDIDATES4
EDUC 420ADMISSION TO PROFESSIONAL CANDIDACY1
EDUC 426SECONDARY STUDENT TEACHING 7-1215
PSYC 304EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY5
SPED 363INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION4
Required Biology Courses
BIOL 171BIOLOGY I5
BIOL 172BIOLOGY II5
BIOL 173BIOLOGY III5
BIOL 270BIOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION3
BIOL 301MICROBIOLOGY5
BIOL 302BOTANY5
BIOL 310FUNDAMENTALS OF GENETICS5
BIOL 340BIOLOGY AND SOCIETY2
BIOL 423EVOLUTION5
BIOL 440ECOLOGY4
BIOL 441ECOLOGY LAB2
Choose one of the following5
INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY
VERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY
Choose one of the following4-5
HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY III
PRINCIPLES OF ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY
PRINCIPLES OF PLANT PHYSIOLOGY
PRINCIPLES OF MICROBIAL PHYSIOLOGY
Required Supporting Courses
BIOL 390BIOLOGY TEACHING METHODS2
CHEM 151GENERAL CHEMISTRY5
CHEM 152GENERAL CHEMISTRY5
CHEM 153GENERAL CHEMISTRY5
SCED 390SCIENCE TEACHING METHODS2
Choose one of the following5
DATA ANALYSIS FOR BIOLOGISTS
PRECALCULUS II
ELEMENTARY PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS
Total Credits122-123

For information on General Education, see Undergraduate Degree .

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

  • explain the disciplinary core ideas of biology and can guide the learning of others in key principles of biology outlined in the Next Generation Science Standards;
  • apply science and engineering practices in NGSS;
  • incorporate instructional materials and teaching strategies to a community of diverse students;
  • explain how cross-cutting ideas bridge disciplinary boundaries, uniting core ideas throughout the fields of science and engineering;
  • appropriately respond to potential safety hazards in different learning environments, ,e.g., laboratory, classroom, field.