Biology Teaching Major (General Science - Biology)

B.A. or B.S. degree program

I. General Education Required of Secondary and K-12 Teacher Education Students* (see page 120 at http://catalog.lipscomb.edu)
II. Professional Education (see page 120 at http://catalog.lipscomb.edu)
III. Subject Matter Specialization 

Base Core Courses in Biology (BY)** Hours
1134 Principles of Biology: Cell and Genetics (4) - F, SP 4
1144 Principles of Biology: Diversity and Ecology (4) - F, SP 4
2114 Cell Biology (4) - F, SP 4
2213 Introductory Human Anatomy and Physiology (3) - SP, SU 3
3114 Genetics (4) - F, SP 4
4044 Ecology (4) - F, SP 4
4802 Capstone Course (2) - F, SP 2

 

Two Courses selected from Biology (BY) Hours
2424 Introductory Microbiology (4) - SP, SU 4
2623(F) Field Botany (3) - SP* 3
2813(F) Field Zoology (3) - F* 3
3612(F) Nature Study (2) - F, SP 2
4013 Molecular Biology - SP 3
4023 Cancer Biology - F* 3
4213 Embryology (3) - SP* 3
4413 Vertebrate Zoology (3) - F* 3
 At least one course must be field oriented (F)  

 

 

Base Courses In Chemistry (CM) Hours
1013 Introduction to Chemistry (3) - F, SP, SU 3
1023 Introduction to Chemistry - Organic (3) - SP 3

 

 

Base Courses In Mathematics (MA) Hours
1113 College Algebra (3) - F, SP, SU 3

 

 

Base Courses In Physics (PH) Hours
1013 Fundamentals of Physics (3) - F, SP, SU 3

 

 *Omit Biology 1003 and Mathematics 1043. Chemistry 1013 and Physics 1013 are included in subject matter specialization.

**A minimum grade of “C’’ in each of the Biology courses.

Biology Teaching majors have a built-in minor in Education and are not required to take another minor.