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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology Major with Inclusive Childhood Education Major


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Director: William L. Hallahan, Ph.D.

The biology with inclusive childhood education major requires six courses, all with laboratory. A full year of inorganic chemistry is also required. To complete the college requirement for a senior experience and comprehensive examination, students in this program attend the spring semester of senior seminar and take the comprehensive examination in biology.

Note: See list of Minors for related minors in Bioethics  , Environmental Science  , Pre-Dental  , Pre-Medical  and Pre-Veterinary  .

Biology Core - Inclusive Childhood Education


The Biology core provides the foundation for this program.  Students take the courses listed below, as well as four additional biology electives.  The capstone experience prepares the students for their exit examination and subsequent career plans.

Elective Courses for Biology - Major


 

Biology majors select one (1) course from each of the following lists of courses (Cellular, Organismal, Ecology/Evolution – each with a lab) for a total of 3 courses (12 credits).  Fourth Biology Elective: Students must choose one additional course from any of the three categories below. Bio 452 (Biology research) is also an available elective (3 credits). Note: Each course chosen will only satisfy ONE requirement.  Note: All courses must be taken with the laboratory whenever a laboratory is offered.

Additional Courses Required for Biology Majors with Inclusive Childhood Education


In addition to the Biology core, students in the Biology major are required to take the 14 credit hours listed below.

Mathematics Requirement


Required Courses for Inclusive Childhood Education Major


Inclusive Early Childhood/Childhood Education Major Requirements

Inclusive Childhood/Middle Childhood Education Major Requirements

 

Capstone Experience for Biology Majors with Inclusive Childhood Education


Students in the Biology with Inclusive Childhood Education major begin their captsone experience with BIO 350 in the spring of their junior year followed by student teaching in the fall of their senior year. During this time, they develop a proposal for a special project under the guidance of their advisors in biology and in education. In the spring semester, the students deliver an oral presentation to their peers in the Senior Seminar as well as submit an extensive research paper for evaluation. The Biology Comprehensive requirement typically is satisfied by the student completing the Major Field Test in Biology.

Sample Program for Biology Major with Inclusive Childhood Education


Freshman Year


Junior Year


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