• Life Science 9-12 Licensure Requirements

    State Licensing Tests

    Basic Skills
    Pedagogy
    Biology Content Knowledge

    Education Courses

    GED 7801 Intro to Advanced Teacher Thinking, 0cr
    GED 7815 Schools and Society, 4cr
    GED 7825 Educational Psychology, 4cr
    GED 7862 Education and Cultural Diversity, 4cr
    GED 7867 Theory to Practice, 4cr
    GED 7871 Teaching Literacy in the Middle and Secondary School/5-12, 4cr
    GED 7872 Exceptionality, 2cr
    GED 7879 Teaching Math and Science in the Middle and Secondary School Part I, 4cr
    GED 7874 Teaching Science in the Middle and Secondary School Part II, 4cr
    GED 7888 English Learners in the Mainstream, 2cr 
    GED 7894 Secondary Student Teaching/9-12, 6cr
    GED 7050 Student Teaching Seminar, 2cr

    Biology Courses

    BIOL 1800 Principles of Ecology and Evolution, 4cr
    BIOL 1820 Principles of Plant and Animal Physiology, 4cr
    BIOL 3060 Principles of Cell Biology, 4cr
    BIOL 3050 Principles of Genetics, 4cr
    BIOL XXXX Biology Elective
    BIOL XXXX Biology Elective
    BIOL XXXX Biology Elective
    BIOL XXXX Biology Elective with a research component
    CHEM 1130 General Chemistry, 4cr
    MATH 1200 Statistics, 4cr

    Completing your MAT degree 

    Once you've completed student teaching and seminar, you can enroll in the first of two degree completion courses

    CAPSTONE

    Features: 8 credits, 2 four-credit courses 
    GED 8023: Capstone Practicum (4 credits) 
    GED 8495: Capstone Thesis (4 credits) or GED 8490: Capstone Project (4 credits)