Secondary and Middle School Science Education (B.S.)

Degree Type
Degree/Major
Area of Interest
Education
Degree Level
Undergraduate
College
College of Education, Engineering, Letters, and Sciences

Biology is the study of life and the study of how that life is relevant to our everyday existence. A degree in biology education prepares the student to lead a biology classroom at the middle and high school levels in a way that sets pupils up to enjoy their curriculum, and seek more scientific knowledge.  This major is perfect for those who want to teach, and have a passion for biology or other sciences.

    Complete one Franciscan Values and Traditions course (VUSM-100 level course). Transfer or re-entry students may have one or two mission seminars waived based on the number of transfer or completed credits.
    Complete one Living in a Diverse World course. Transfer or re-entry students may have one or two mission seminars waived based on the number of transfer or completed credits.
    Complete one Serving the Common Good course.
    Complete one The Ethical Life course (VUSM-400 level).
    Complete four credits of scientific reasoning in the natural sciences.
    Complete three credits of artistic engagement.
    Complete three credits of historical analysis.
    Complete three credits of integrating faith and practice.
    Complete three credits of literary analysis.
    Complete three credits of philosophical and moral inquiry.
    Complete three credits of scientific reasoning in the social sciences.
    Complete three credits of theological inquiry.
    Complete 11 credits of natural science and/or mathematics. (Courses that qualify for Scientific Reasoning in the Natural Sciences or Quantitative Literacy credit within the LIVE program may also count toward the total.)
    Complete a minimum of 120 college-level credits.
    Complete a minimum of 40 upper division credits (300/400).