Effective Fall 2020

Freshman
AUCCCredits
CHEM 111General Chemistry I (GT-SC2)3A4
CHEM 112General Chemistry Lab I (GT-SC1)3A1
CHEM 113General Chemistry II 3
CHEM 114General Chemistry Lab II 1
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)1A3
LIFE 102Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1)3A4
LIFE 103Biology of Organisms-Animals and Plants (GT-SC1)3A4
MATH 155 or 160Calculus for Biological Scientists I (GT-MA1)
Calculus for Physical Scientists I (GT-MA1)
1B4
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 
Arts and Humanities3B3
 Total Credits 31
Sophomore
 
BZ 220Introduction to Evolution 3
BZ 310Cell Biology 4
EDUC 275Schooling in the United States (GT-SS3)3C3
EDUC 340Literacy and the Learner 3
STAT 301Introduction to Applied Statistical Methods 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 
Arts and Humanities3B3
Diversity and Global Awareness3E3
 Total Credits 32
Junior
 
BMS 300Principles of Human Physiology 4
BZ 311Developmental Biology 4
CHEM 245Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry 4
CHEM 246Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1
EDUC 350Instruction I-Individualization/Management 3
EDUC 386Practicum-Instruction I 1
EDUC 461ASecondary Science and Technology Education I 3
EDUC 461BSecondary Science and Technology Education II 3
Advanced Writing23
Historical Perspectives3D3
Science Elective1 3
 Total Credits 32
Senior
 
EDUC 450Instruction II-Standards and Assessment 4
EDUC 485BStudent Teaching: Secondary4A,4B,4C11
EDUC 486EPracticum: Instruction II 1
EDUC 493ASeminar: Professional Relations4C1
LIFE 320Ecology 3
Select one course from the following: 3-4
Molecular and General Genetics  
Principles of Genetics  
Science Elective1 4
 Total Credits 27-28
 Program Total Credits: 122-123

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 111General Chemistry I (GT-SC2) X3A4
CHEM 112General Chemistry Lab I (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
CHEM 113General Chemistry II X 3
CHEM 114General Chemistry Lab II X 1
LIFE 103Biology of Organisms-Animals and Plants (GT-SC1) X3A4
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 
Select one course from the following:   4
Calculus for Biological Scientists I (GT-MA1) X1B 
Calculus for Physical Scientists I (GT-MA1) X1B 
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
STAT 301Introduction to Applied Statistical Methods   3
Select one course from the following:   5
General Physics I (GT-SC1) X3A 
Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (GT-SC1) X3A 
Arts and Humanities  3B3
Diversity and Global Awareness  3E3
CHEM 111 and CHEM 112 must be completed by the end of Semester 3.X   
 Total Credits   17
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
BZ 310Cell Biology X 4
EDUC 275Schooling in the United States (GT-SS3)X 3C3
EDUC 340Literacy and the LearnerX  3
Select one course from the following:   5
General Physics II (GT-SC1) X3A 
Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (GT-SC1) X3A 
CO 150 and MATH 155 or MATH 160 must be completed by the end of Semester 4.X   
CHEM 113 and CHEM 114 must be completed by the end of Semester 4.X   
 Total Credits   15
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CHEM 245Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry   4
CHEM 246Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry Laboratory   1
EDUC 350Instruction I-Individualization/ManagementX  3
EDUC 386Practicum-Instruction IX  1
EDUC 461ASecondary Science and Technology Education IX  3
Advanced Writing  23
BZ 310 must be completed by the end of Semester 5.X   
 Total Credits   15
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
BMS 300Principles of Human Physiology   4
BZ 311Developmental Biology   4
EDUC 461BSecondary Science and Technology Education IIX  3
Historical Perspectives  3D3
Science Elective   3
 Total Credits   17
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
EDUC 450Instruction II-Standards and AssessmentX  4
EDUC 486EPracticum: Instruction IIX  1
LIFE 320Ecology   3
Select one course from the following:   3-4
Molecular and General Genetics    
Principles of Genetics    
Science Elective   4
 Total Credits   15-16
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