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Department of Biology
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Biology Major with Life Science Secondary-Level, Teacher Certification*

Bachelor of Science

(Biology major — 120 semester credit hours)

Academic Major**
  Hours

Biology 1481, 1482, 2401, 2402

16

Biology 3301, 3403, 4181, 4303, 4451

15

Biology (advanced)

11
Other Requirements
 

Hours

Chemistry 1411, 2353/2153***

8

Chemistry 3331, Physical Science 1301/1101, 1302/1102, Geology 1401, 1402, Physics 1421, 1422

3-4

Communication 2301

 3

Creative Arts:
Art 1301, 1302, 2301, 2302, Honors 2302, Music 1341, 1342, 1351, 1376, Theatre 1311

3

English 1301, 1302

6

General Studies 1181

1

History 1301, 1302

6

Language, Philosophy, and Culture: 
Cultural Competence 2323, English 2323, 2324, 2325, 2328, 2329, Philosophy 2301, 2311

3

Mathematics 1302

3

Mathematics 1353, 1360, 2331, 2332, 3321

3

Political Science 2301, 2302

 6

Social and Behavioral Sciences:
Agricultural Economics 1331, Economics 1300, 2301, 2302, Geography 2305, Psychology 1303, 2301, Sociology 1303, 2301

 3

Professional Education:
Education 4973

 9

Minor: Education 4321, 4322, 4323, Educational Psychology 3303, 3314, Reading 4320

 18

Electives

2-3

*Students must be admitted in the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) to enroll in any senior-level Education course or Reading 4320. For more information visit www.angelo.edu/dept/ceducation.

**Must complete all biology courses prior to student teaching.

***Chemistry requirement may also be satisfied by Chemistry 1411, 1412, 3451, 3452, and 4331. These courses would also satisfy the requirement for a minor.