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Bachelor's in Secondary Biology Education Curriculum

Nova Southeastern University’s Bachelor of Science in Secondary Biology Education focuses on developing teacher-leaders by providing them with a comprehensive set of courses specifically designed for biology instruction and a specialty component that includes a variety of science courses that comprise the content of the Florida Department of Education-approved Secondary Biology Education major.

 

The bachelor's program in Secondary Biology Education comprises 122 credit hours. The program consists of a general education section, a core course section and the concentration.

COURSE NUMBER COURSE TITLE AND DESCRIPTION CREDITS
*RAZT 1050 Fundamentals of Peer Education 3
PHYS 1020 Concepts in Physical Science 3
BIOL 1040 Environmental Studies 3
BIOL 1070 Basics in Human Heredity 3
ESOL 2903F Cross-Cultural Studies 3
EDUC 3525F Practices of Instruction 3
EDUC 3535F Educational Assessment 3
BIOL 2400 Applied Microbiology 3
BIOL 1500 Biology I/Lab 3
EDUC 2010F Foundations of Education 3
ESOL 3340F Survey of TESOL for Teachers 3
EDUC 3350F Survey of Exceptional Student Education 3
BIOL 1510 Biology II/ Lab 3
ESOL 4565F Second Language Learning 3
SECE 4320F Secondary Classroom Management in Multicultural Settings 3
SECE 3550F Methods of Teaching Secondary Science 3
BIOL 3320 Anatomy and Physiology I/Lab 3
SECE 4560F Methods of Teaching Secondary Reading 3
EDUC 4010F Foundations of Curriculum Development 3
Florida Teacher Cert. Exam - General Knowledge Test
BIOL 3200 General Ecology/ Lab 3
CHEM 1100 Fundamentals of Chemistry 3
MATH 2020 Applied Statistics 3
Florida Teacher Cert. Exam. - Subject Area Examination
Florida Teacher Cert. Exam. - Professional Educator Test
SECE 4550F Teaching Inquiry Science in Secondary Schools 3
EDUC 4510F Diversity and Ethics 3
EDUC 2505 Practicum I 1
EDUC 3505 Practicum II 1
EDUC 4505 Advanced Practicum 1
SEBI 4570 Secondary Biology Education Internship 12
Total Major Credits 91

*RAZT 1050 is required for all students in the Shark Teach Program

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