The Degree of Bachelor of Science in Education with a Subject Endorsement in Biology (Grades 7-12)

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A student must complete the following program in addition to the Professional Education, and Essential Studies Program requirements. It is strongly recommended that students pursuing this endorsement complete MATH 138 APPLIED CALCULUS as the Essential Studies Outcome #4 requirement and GEOS 437 WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES as the Essential Studies Outcome #9 requirements. Students should also consider BIOL 439 PLANT PHYSIOLOGY/BIOL 439L PLANT PHYSIOLOGY LAB, and BIOL 343 PARASITOLOGY/BIOL 343L PARASITOLOGY LAB  or BIOL 456 PATHOGENIC MICROBIOLOGY/BIOL 456L PATHOGENIC MICROBIOLOGY LAB. A final grade of “C” or better must be attained in all endorsement area courses. To obtain a departmental recommendation, the student must complete a minimum of 9 credit hours from Chadron State College in BIOL, CHEM, GEOS, or PHYS.

Essential Studies
Professional Education Courses
Core Requirements
BIOL 138
138L
GENERAL BIOLOGY: BOTANY
and GENERAL BIOLOGY: BOTANY LABORATORY
4
BIOL 139
139L
GENERAL BIOLOGY: ZOOLOGY
and GENERAL BIOLOGY: ZOOLOGY LABORATORY
4
BIOL 220
220L
COMPARATIVE ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
and COMPARATIVE ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY
4
BIOL 241
241L
MICROBIOLOGY
and MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY
4
BIOL 314BIOTECHNOLOGY3
BIOL 320SUPERVISED STUDY IN LAB AND FIELD METHODS1-2
BIOL 332
332L
GENETICS
and GENETICS LABORATORY
4
BIOL 336
336L
GENERAL ECOLOGY
and GENERAL ECOLOGY LAB
3
BIOL 499BIOLOGY CAPSTONE3
CHEM 140
140L
SURVEY OF CHEMISTRY
and SURVEY OF CHEMISTRY LAB 1
4
CHEM 320SUPERVISED STUDY IN LAB AND FIELD METHODS1-2
GEOS 231
231L
PHYSICAL GEOLOGY
and PHYSICAL GEOLOGY LAB
4
PHYS 151
151L
COLLEGE PHYSICS I
and COLLEGE PHYSICS I LAB
4
Total Credits43-45
1

CHEM 131 COLLEGE CHEMISTRY I/CHEM 131L COLLEGE CHEMISTRY I LAB and CHEM 132 COLLEGE CHEMISTRY II/CHEM 132L COLLEGE CHEMISTRY II LAB may be substituted. See Biology advisor.

Students interested in pursuing science education should also reference the Secondary Field Endorsement - Science, middle level specialization, and elementary science minor under Physical Sciences.