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University Catalog 2016-2017 
University Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology Education (Grades 6-12) (Certification - Biology), B.S.

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Biology Education majors should note that certification requirements are established by the Louisiana Department of Education and are subject to change. Students should consult their advisors each semester. Education majors should consult the Division of Education and Counseling section in this catalog for requirements to be formally admitted into Xavier’s Teacher Education Program.

Junior Year

All majors must have passed all parts of Praxis I and should have been accepted into the Teacher Education Program before taking junior-level Education and Psychology courses.

Senior Year

Summary: B.S. Program in Biology Education (Grades 6-12)

Fundamental Core: 18

English Composition (6, ENGL 1000 /ENGL 1010 , ENGL 1020 ), Mathematics (3, MATH 1020 ), Natural Science (3 of 4, BIOL 1230 /BIOL 1230L  ), World Language (6)

Essential Core: 36

Freshman Seminar (2), African American and Diaspora Studies (3), Communication (3), Fine Arts (3), History (3), Natural Science (3, CHEM 1010 ), Philosophy (6), Physical Education (1, activity-based), Social Science (3, EDUC 3040 ), Theology (6), World Literature (3, ENGL 2010 )

Expansive Core: 6

Including one IPSC or PHYS Expansive Core course (3) (recommended) *

Total Hours: 129

*Teacher certification standards require 3 hours in IPSC or PHYS, in addition to the other courses listed above.

**See also required specified courses in Fundamental and Essential Core above.

***EDUC 1000  is a prerequisite for all Education courses.

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