Jul 21, 2024  
University Catalog 2023-2024 
University Catalog 2023-2024

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

For more information regarding the Core Curriculum, including a list of courses that satisfy Core Curriculum requirements, click here:  The Core Curriculum .

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 more information.

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.

Semester Hours: 16

Semester Hours: 17

Senior Year

Semester Hours: 13

Semester Hours: 12

**INNOVATIVE RESIDENCY MODEL = classroom fieldwork in afternoons in fall semester + classroom teaching in spring

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

Foundations: 13

Explorations: 21

  • African American Heritage and Legacies (3)
  • Creative Expression and Engagement (3)
  • The Examined Life (3)
  • Faith and Society (3)
  • Human Behavior (3)
  • The Human Past (3)
  • Scientific Reasoning (3, BIOL 1230 /BIOL 1230L )

Capstone: 0

Free Elective: 2

Total Hours: 120

*The remaining 3 hours of General Biology I and MATH 1030  or MATH 1070  fill the Scientific Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning requirements, respectively, and are counted in the Foundations and Explorations Cores.