UAH

Biology Certification (6-12)

General Education Courses (GER) Semester Hours
Includes courses in: Humanities, Fine Arts, Science, Mathematics, and Social Sciences
* All students must take PY 201, Life Span Development, prior to Block 1
64

 

Biology Major (B.A. or B.S.) Semester Hours
BYS 119: Principles of Biology 4 (GER)
BYS 120: Organismal Biology 4 (GER)
BYS 219: Genetics and Evolutions 4
BYS 300: Cell and Developmental Biology 4
BYS 312: Principles of Ecology 4
BYS 321: General Microbiology 4
BYS 490: Senior Seminar 2
BYS 300+: Electives 10
Total 36

 

Required Supporting Courses Semester Hours
Chemistry (11-20 hrs.)
Option 1: CH 101, 105 (4 hrs.); CH 201 (4 hrs.); CH 301 (3 hrs.)    
Option 2: CH 121, 125 (4 hrs.); CH 123, 126 (4 hrs.); CH 223, 224 (4 hrs.); CH 331, 336 (4 hrs.); CH 361, 362 (4 hrs.) 
**CH 301 if beginning with CH 101, 105; CH 331, 335 & 361, 362 if beginning with CH 121, 125
Physics (8 hrs.)
PH 101, 102: General Physics OR  8 (GER)   
PH 111, 114: Physics with Calculus I 
PH 112, 115: Physics with Calculus II 
Total 19-28 

 

Education Semester Hours
Block 1
ED 301: Introduction to Education
ED 307: Multicultural Foundations of Education 3
ED 308: Educational Psychology 3
EDC 301: Teaching Exceptional Children 3
EDC 311: Instructional Strategies for Inclusive Classrooms 3
65 hours of Field Experience
Block 2
ED 410: Foundations of Educational Evaluation 3
ED 423: Science Methods (*take in either Block 2 or 3, depending on availability) 3
ED 350: Technology in the Classroom, or
ED 309: Classroom Management
3
65 hours of Field Experience
Block 3
ED 408: Teaching Content Area Reading 3
ED 350: Technology in the Classroom, or
ED 309: Classroom Management
65 hours of Field Experience
Block 4
ED 497: Internship 12
Total 40

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