Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Biology Education 8-12

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The Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education (120 hours) prepares students to teach in grades 8-12. Graduates will meet the requirements for secondary education certification in Kentucky. Graduates wishing to seek certification in other states should contact that state’s teacher certification granting agency for information on specific requirements. Midway University offers certification in secondary education in Biology, English, and Mathematics. Biology is only available to those students in the traditional day program.

Teacher Education Orientation must be attended prior to taking EDU 103, 108, 188, and 201.

Courses

Major Course Requirements

edu-103 - Introduction to Education - 3 hours

edu-108 - Introduction to Teacher Education Concentrations - 3 hours

edu-188 - Field Experience Practicum: Initial (20 hours) - 0 hours

edu-201 - Technology in the Educational Setting - 3 hours

edu-210 - Teaching and Learning I - 3 hours

edu-286 - Field Experience Practicum: Elementary School (60 hours) - 0 hours

edu-287 - Field Experience Practicum: Middle School (60 hours) - 0 hours

edu-288 - Field Experience Practicum: High School (60 hours) - 0 hours

edu-314 - Multicultural Education - 3 hours

edu-315 - The Exceptional Child and Legal Aspects of Special Education - 3 hours

edu-332 - Educational Evaluation Techniques - 3 hours

edu-338 - Foundations of Literacy - 3 hours

edu-360 - Teaching and Learning II - 3 hours

edu-370 - Teaching Literacy to All Students across Grade Levels and Content Areas - 3 hours

edu-410 - Secondary Biology Teaching Methods - 3 hours

edu-498 - Student Teaching/Seminar - 3 hours

psy-edu-260 - Human Growth and Development - 3 hours

Biology Secondary Education

bio-103 - General Biology I - 3 hours

bio-104 - General Biology I Laboratory - 1 hours

bio-105 - General Biology II - 3 hours

bio-106 - General Biology II Laboratory - 1 hours

Choose One of the Following Courses and Accompanying Lab

bio-230 - Principles of Botany - 3 hours

bio-231 - Principles of Botany Laboratory - 1 hours

bio-304 - General Zoology - 3 hours

bio-306 - General Zoology Laboratory - 1 hours

Additional Major Course Requirements

bio-204 - Medical Vocabulary - 2 hours

bio-225 - Microbiology - 3 hours

bio-226 - Microbiology Laboratory - 1 hours

bio-325 - Genetics and Molecular Biology - 3 hours

bio-401 - Ethical Issues in Science - 3 hours

Supporting Courses

psc-240 - Physics I - 3 hours

psc-241 - Physics Laboratory I - 1 hours

chm-170 - General Chemistry I - 3 hours

chm-171 - General Chemistry Laboratory I - 1 hours

chm-175 - General Chemistry II - 3 hours

chm-176 - General Chemistry Laboratory II - 1 hours

General Education Hours - 40

Elective Hours - 0

Total Hours to Complete - 127

Last updated: 06/28/2021