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B.S. in Biological Sciences / M.S. in Education

Suggested Sequence for the Dual Degree

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Freshman Year (Fall) Credits
CHEM 121/121L Chemistry I/Lab 5
BIOL 111/111L Biology I/Lab 4
UCOR 101 Thinking & Writing 3
MATH 115 Calculus I 4
COSC 030 Research/Info Skills 1
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17
Freshman Year (Spring) Credits
CHEM 122/122L Chemistry II/Lab 5
BIOL 112/112L Biology II/Lab 4
UCOR 102 Imag. Lit & Critical Writing 3
UCOR Theology Requirement 3
UCOR Social Justice Requirement 3
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18
Sophomore Year (Fall) Credits
CHEM 211/211L Organic Chemistry I/Lab 4
BIOL 212 Cell and Molecular Biology 4
MATH 225 Biostatistics 3
ENGL 302W Science Writing 3
GENL General Elective 3
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17
Sophomore Year (Spring) Credits
CHEM 212/212L Organic Chemistry II/Lab 4
BIOL Genetics Concentration 3
MATH 335/116 Biostatistics II or Calculus II 3/4
UCOR 132 Basic Philosophical Questions 3
GENL General Elective 3
SPRG 105 Career Development Seminar 1
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17
Junior Year (Fall) Credits
PHYS 201 Physics for Life Sciences I 4
BIOL 370W Biology Lab I 4
BIOL Organismal Concentration 3
HIST 307 History of Science 3
BIOL 490 Biology Seminar 1
UCOR Faith and Reason Requirement 3
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18
Junior Year (Spring) Credits
PHYS 202 Physics for Life Sciences II 4
BIOL 37xW Biology Lab II, III or IV 4
BIOL Supra-Organismal Concentration 3
UCOR Ethics Requirement 3
UCOR Creative Arts Requirement 3
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17
Senior Year (Fall) Credits
BIOL ___ Biology Elective 3
BIOL ___ Biology Elective 3
BIOL ___ Biology Elective/Research 3
GSCE 58x Field Experience 1
GSCE 520 Introduction to Teaching 3
GENL General Elective 3
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16
Senior Year (Spring) Credits
BIOL ___ Biology Elective/Research 3
UCOR Global Diversity Requirement 3
GREV 525 Educational Research Literacy 3
GRLA 529/521 Reading in Sec. Schools or Reading Program Instruction 3
UCOR 124 Core Earth Science 3
GSCE 570 Gateway 1 Technology 1
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16
Senior Year (Summer) Credits
GESL 508/503/646 Cultural or Multicultural or Intercultural Education Literature 3
GSCE 571 Gateway 2 Diversity 0
GFDE 661/662/625 Disabilities or Gifted or Inclusive
Education (pick two)
6
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9
Fifth Year (Fall) Credits
GSCE 631 Instructional Techniques 3
GSCE 636 Teaching Sec. School Science (Methods) 3
GSCExxx Field Experience 1
GFDE 510 Theories of Teaching (Ed. Psych) 3
GSCE 572 Gateway 3 Readiness for Teaching 0
GSCE 635 Teaching Sec. School Math (optional 3 for math certification) ___
10
Fifth Year (Spring) Credits
GSCExxx Student Teaching 6
GSCE 573 Gateway 4 Leadership 0
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6

Total Credits = 158

 

The University will offer various courses each semester to satisfy the UCOR requirements. UCOR courses can be taken in any sequence throughout the undergraduate curriculum.

Note: Undergraduate research is strongly encouraged, especially during the junior year.