Oct 29, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology Major, B.A. with Secondary Science Teacher Licensure Concentration


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Biology Major, B.A. with Secondary Science Teacher Licensure Concentration

Candidates who wish to obtain Colorado teacher licensure for Secondary Science Education with a major in Biology must earn a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree. Included in the requirements for the Biology major with a concentration in Secondary Science teaching is a core curriculum designed to ensure that the Biology education program meets the Colorado Science Licensure Standards and addresses the objectives of the Science content area examination. The core curriculum adds a firm foundation in Physics, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, and Mathematics. The Colorado Academic Standards in Science are strongly emphasized in the curriculum. Science Licensure candidates must declare their major with the appropriate concentration in Secondary Science Licensure.

Required General Studies Courses


The specific required courses below are required for secondary science teacher licensure and must be passed with a grade of C- or better.

Biology Major Core Courses


All courses must be passed with a grade of C- or better.

Additional Content Courses Required for Science Licensure


The following content courses are required for secondary science teacher licensure.  All courses must be passed with a grade of C- or better.

Secondary Education Foundation and Methods Courses


All the courses in this area are required for Secondary Science Licensure. Some course pairs must be taken together; please see an advisor in the School of Education for more detail on recommended sequence. All courses must be passed with a grade of C- or better. You should complete your General Studies and at least half of your major and additional content area courses before beginning Teacher Education courses.

Biology Major, B.A. with Secondary Science Teacher Licensure Grand Total: 123 Credits


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