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Biology

Chairperson: Maureen Tubbiola 
Address: 262 Robert H. Wick Science Building
Phone: 320.308.2039
Email: biology@stcloudstate.edu
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/biology

BS in Life Science/General Science Education Grades 5-12 (63 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50
  • C or better in BIOL 151, BIOL 152, BIOL 262, ENGL 191, CMST 192. Passing scores on the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Examination Basic Skills Tests or instructor permission.
  • Completion of a minimum of 36 semester hours, with at least 12 semester hours in residence at SCSU.
  • Grades of “C” or better in ENGL 191 and CMST 192.

Admission To Teacher Education


Admission Criteria: See here. Professional Education Sequence for Pre K-12 and 5-12 Licensure: ED 300; CEEP 262, CEEP 361; IM 422; HURL 497; ENGL 460 or ED 460; SPED 203; ED 421 and ED 431(co-requisites); ED 451; ED 466 or ED 467. Admission to Teacher Education and a passing score on the MTLE Basic skills tests is required for placement in student teaching.

Notes

  • The courses in this major satisfy 9 credits in Goal Area 3 of the Liberal Education requirement.

Program Requirements

5-8 Science Education Core (43 credits): ASTR 106; BIOL 151, BIOL 152; CHEM 210, CHEM 211; AHS 205; PHYS 231, PHYS 232; SCI 420, SCI 430, SCI 440, STEM 420, STEM 421. 9-12 Life Science Education Emphasis (20 credits): BIOL 202, BIOL 206, BIOL 306 or BIOL 308, BIOL 262, BIOL 312.



Upper division writing requirement is satisfied by earning a grade of C or better in SCI 420.


BS in Life Science Education Grades 9-12 (65 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50
  • C or better in BIOL 151, BIOL 152, BIOL 262, ENGL 191, CMST 192. Passing scores on the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Examination Basic Skills Tests or instructor permission.
  • Completion of a minimum of 36 semester hours, with at least 12 semester hours in residence at SCSU.
  • Grades of “C” or better in ENGL 191 and CMST 192.

Admission To Teacher Education


Admission Criteria: See here. Professional Education Sequence for Pre K-12 and 5-12 Licensure: ED 300; CEEP 262, CEEP 361; IM 422; HURL 497; ENGL 460 or ED 460; SPED 203; ED 421 and ED 431; ED 451; ED 466 or ED 467. Admission to Teacher Education and a passing score on the MTLE Basic skills tests is required for placement in student teaching.

Notes

  • The courses in the major satisfy 8 credits of Goal Area 3 of the liberal education requirement.

Program Requirements

BIOL 151, BIOL 152, BIOL 202, BIOL 206, BIOL 262, BIOL 306, BIOL 308, BIOL 312; CHEM 210, CHEM 211; SCI 420, SCI 430, SCI 440, STEM 420, STEM 421.

Electives

8 credits of approved Biology electives.

Upper division writing requirement is satisfied by earning a grade of C or better in SCI 420.






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