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2010-2011 General Catalog 
2010-2011 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG Please see current catalog]

Biological Science (Composite Teaching), BS

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Composite Teaching—Biological Science, BS/BA

The Composite Teaching—Biological Science Major leads to licensure to teach in secondary schools. Students who may wish to teach Integrated Science at the middle or junior high school level should talk to their advisor about completing the courses necessary for an Integrated Science endorsement. Note: All USU teacher education candidates will be required to take and pass the content exam approved by the Utah State Office of Education in their major content area prior to student teaching. The Composite Teaching—Biological Science course requirements are as follows:

Physiology Course with Lab Requirement (4-5 credits)

Students must take from the following list one upper-division physiology course with an integrated or separate laboratory:

Courses with separate lecture and lab; one of the following three lecture courses and BIOL 5610 must be taken to meet the requirement:

Mathematics and Statistics Requirement (7 credits)

Required Courses for the Secondary Teacher Education Program (STEP) (35 credits)


The Teaching Science I and II courses (SCED 3400  and SCED 4400 ) are only taught once per year. Therefore, it is important for students to consult with their advisor to fit these courses in the correct sequence into their plan of study.

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