Life Science (7-12) with Teacher Certification

The life science major is available only for students seeking teacher certification in life science with a specialization in high school (7-12). All students must complete the Liberal Arts Core in addition to the below listed coursework.

Pre-Education Requirements: 
EDUC 2320 Learning and Development
EDUC 2330 Foundations of American Education Thought

Courses Taken After Admission to Teacher Certification Program:
Course No. Course Name
EDBI 4304 Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language 3
EDRE 4330 Teaching Content Area Reading Skills 3
EDSP 4302 Survey of Exceptional Children 3
EDSP 4311 Diagnostic & Prescriptive Teaching 3
EDSP 4325 Educating Gifted Learners 3
EDUC 4100 TExES State Certification Exam Preparation Seminar 1
EDUC 4306 Educational Applications of Technology 3
EDUC 4311 Curriculum & Instruction in the Secondary School 3
EDUC 4320 Teaching Methodology for Secondary Teachers 3
EDUC 4400 Clinical Teaching Seminar 4
EDUC 4894 Clinical Teaching in the High School Grades with appropriate placement 8
Three additional hours from EDBI, EDRE, EDSP or EDUC 3
Life Science (7-12)
BIOL 2454 General Biology I LACC*
BIOL 2455 General Biology II 4
BIOL 3301 Cellular and Molecular Biology 3
BIOL 3404 Environmental Science 4
BIOL 3414 Microbiology 4
BIOL 3444 Genetics 4
CHEM 2415 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 2416 General Chemistry II 4

*LACC indicates courses that have been taken in the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.