Effective Fall 2015

Freshman
AUCCCredits
CHEM 107Fundamentals of Chemistry (GT-SC2)3A4
CHEM 108Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory (GT-SC1)3A1
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)1A3
LIFE 102Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1)3A4
LIFE 103Biology of Organisms-Animals and Plants 4
LIFE 205Microbial Biology 3
LIFE 206Microbial Biology Laboratory 2
MATH 155 or 160Calculus for Biological Scientists I (GT-MA1)
Calculus for Physical Scientists I (GT-MA1)
1B4
Arts and Humanities3B3
Global and Cultural Awareness3E3
 Total Credits 31
Sophomore
 
BZ 220Introduction to Evolution 3
BZ 350 or SOCR 330Molecular and General Genetics
Principles of Genetics
 3-4
CHEM 245Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry 4
CHEM 246Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1
LIFE 320Ecology 3
Select one group from the following: 10
Group A:
  
General Physics I (GT-SC1)3A 
General Physics II (GT-SC1)3A 
Group B:
  
Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (GT-SC1)3A 
Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (GT-SC1)3A 
STAT 301Introduction to Statistical Methods 3
Science Elective1 3
 Total Credits 30-31
Junior
 
Select one group from the following: 4
Group A:
  
Introduction to Astronomy (GT-SC2)3A 
Astronomy Laboratory (GT-SC1)3A 
Group B:
  
Exploring Earth: Physical Geology (GT-SC2)3A 
Introductory Geology Laboratory (GT-SC1)3A 
BZ 310Cell Biology 4
BZ 311Developmental Biology 4
EDUC 275Schooling in the United States (GT-SS3)3C3
EDUC 331Educational Technology and Assessment 2
EDUC 340Literacy and the Learner 3
EDUC 350Instruction I-Individualization/Management 3
EDUC 386Practicum-Instruction I 1
Advanced Writing23
Historical Perspectives3D3
Science Elective1 3
 Total Credits 33
Senior
 
BMS 300Principles of Human Physiology 4
EDUC 450Instruction II-Standards and Assessment 4
EDUC 460Methods and Materials in Teaching Science 4
EDUC 485BStudent Teaching: Secondary4A,4B,4C11
EDUC 486EPracticum: Instruction II 1
EDUC 493ASeminar: Professional Relations4C1
Arts and Humanities3B3
 Total Credits 28
 Program Total Credits: 122-123
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Select course(s) in consultation with advisor.

Distinctive Requirements for Degree Program:
All Biology Education majors must maintain a 2.75 GPA and receive a C or better in all content and education courses for licensure. All course work must be completed prior to Student Teaching (AUCC 4A/4B/4C requirement). Admission into the teacher licensure program is required for phase II education courses and above.
 

Freshman
Semester 1CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CHEM 107Fundamentals of Chemistry (GT-SC2) X3A4
CHEM 108Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory (GT-SC1) X3A1
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)  1A3
LIFE 102Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1) X3A4
Arts and Humanities  3B3
MATH 117, MATH 118 may be necessary for some students to fulfill pre-calculus requirements. X   
 Total Credits   15
Semester 2CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
LIFE 103Biology of Organisms-Animals and Plants X 4
LIFE 205Microbial Biology   3
LIFE 206Microbial Biology Laboratory   2
Select one course from the following:   4
Calculus for Biological Scientists I (GT-MA1) X1B 
Calculus for Physical Scientists I (GT-MA1) X1B 
Global and Cultural Awareness  3E3
LIFE 102 must be completed by the end of Semester 2.X   
MATH 124, MATH 125, MATH 126 may be necessary for some students to fulfill pre-calculus requirements.X   
 Total Credits   16
Sophomore
Semester 3CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
BZ 220Introduction to Evolution   3
CHEM 245Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry X 4
CHEM 246Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry Laboratory X 1
Select one course from the following:   5
General Physics I (GT-SC1) X3A 
Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (GT-SC1) X3A 
STAT 301Introduction to Statistical Methods   3
CHEM 107 and CHEM 108 must be completed by the end of Semester 3.X   
 Total Credits   16
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select one course from the following:   3-4
Molecular and General Genetics    
Principles of Genetics    
LIFE 320Ecology X 3
Select one course from the following:   5
General Physics II (GT-SC1) X3A 
Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (GT-SC1) X3A 
Mathematics or Science Elective   3
CO 150 and MATH 155 or MATH 160 must be completed by the end of Semester 4.X   
 Total Credits   14-15
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select one group from the following:   4
Group A:
    
Introduction to Astronomy (GT-SC2)  3A 
Astronomy Laboratory (GT-SC1)  3A 
Group B:
    
Exploring Earth: Physical Geology (GT-SC2)  3A 
Introductory Geology Laboratory (GT-SC1)  3A 
BZ 310Cell Biology X 4
EDUC 275Schooling in the United States (GT-SS3)X 3C3
EDUC 340Literacy and the LearnerX  3
Advanced Writing  23
 Total Credits   17
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
BZ 311Developmental Biology X 4
EDUC 331Educational Technology and AssessmentX  2
EDUC 350Instruction I-Individualization/ManagementX  3
EDUC 386Practicum-Instruction IX  1
Historical Perspectives  3D3
Science Elective   3
BZ 310 must be completed by the end of Semester 6.X   
 Total Credits   16
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
BMS 300Principles of Human Physiology   4
EDUC 450Instruction II-Standards and AssessmentX  4
EDUC 460Methods and Materials in Teaching ScienceX  4
EDUC 486EPracticum: Instruction IIX  1
Arts and Humanities  3B3
 Total Credits   16
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
EDUC 485BStudent Teaching: SecondaryX 4A,4B,4C11
EDUC 493ASeminar: Professional RelationsX 4C1
The benchmark courses for the 8th semester are the remaining courses in the entire program of study.X   
 Total Credits   12
 Program Total Credits:   122-123