Successful completion of this major’s biology courses and the professional education sequence lead to certification as a secondary school teacher in biology. A minor in chemistry education is recommended. Advising for this major is provided by the School of Education.

Students with a major or minor in secondary biology education must maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or greater overall, in the major, and/or minor(s) with no grade below a "B-" in the professional education sequence and no grade below a "C" in the major and/or minor(s).

For department information or additional degree requirements, go to the Biology department page.

Total Credits Required 137
General Education

* Transfer students may satisfy the CH 111 and CH 112 requirements with a minimum of 4 credit hours each.

Note: MA 111 is a prerequisite for many courses.

This major does not require a minor.