2017-2018 Catalog


Secondary Education B.S. with a Concentration in Biology

Dual majors in Secondary Education in Biology and Biology are available. Students should consult with their advisors.

Curriculum

College Core Curriculum (33-45)

English (3-8 credits)

Refer to the English section of the Core Curriculum

Study and Technology Skills (0-2 credits)

Refer to the Study and Technology Skills section of the Core Curriculum

Mathematics (4-6 credits)

MATH 126Pre-calculus Mathematics I

3.00

MATH 127Pre-Calculus Mathematics II

3.00

or higher (MATH 181 recommended)

Natural Sciences (8 credits)

CHEM 121General Chemistry I

4.00

CHEM 122General Chemistry II

4.00

Social Sciences (3 credits)

PSY 101General Psychology

3.00

Fine Arts (3 credits)

Refer to the Fine Arts section of the Core Curriculum

Humanities (6 credits)

Refer to the Humanities section of the Core Curriculum

Constitution (3-6 credits)

Refer to the Constitution section of the Core Curriculum

Cultural Diversity (3 credits)

Refer to the Cultural Diversity section of the Core Curriculum

Major Requirements (87)

Biology Courses (22 credits)

BIOL 196Principles of Modern Biology I

4.00

BIOL 197Principles of Modern Biology II

4.00

BIOL 251General Microbiology

4.00

BIOL 300Principles of Genetics

4.00

BIOL 405Molecular Biology

3.00

BIOL 415Evolution

3.00

Related Math/Science Requirements (24 credits)

BIOL 122Desert Plants

3.00

ENV 101Introduction to Environmental Science

3.00

CHEM 241Organic Chemistry I

4.00

CHEM 242Organic Chemistry II

4.00

CHEM 474Biochemistry I

3.00

PHYS 151General Physics I

4.00

STAT 391Applied Statistics for Biological Sciences

3.00

Secondary Education Courses (41 credits)

EDU 210Nevada School Law

2.00

EDU 250Foundations of Education

3.00

PSY 307Principles of Educational Psychology

3.00

EDRL 471Language Acquisition Development and Learning

3.00

EDSC 321Secondary Pedagogy I

3.00

EDSP 411Student with Disabilities in General Education Settings

3.00

EDSP 432Parent Involvement and Family Engagement for Students with/without Disabilities

3.00

The following courses require program admission:
EDRL 451BContent Area Literacy Secondary

3.00

EDSC 408Classroom Management Secondary

3.00

EDSC 463Teaching Secondary Science

3.00

EDSC 483Secondary Supervised Teaching Internship

12.00

Summary of credit requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with a concentration in Biology

College Core Curriculum

33-45

Major Core Requirements

87

Total Credits

120