Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
2007 Catalog
Bloomsburg University Academic Programs
Academic Catalog

Secondary Education (BSED) (Biology)

The following course sequence sheet is for illustrative purposes only and should not be construed as formal academic advisement. Course selections and sequence may vary depending on course availability and counsel from your academic adviser. You should consult an academic adviser before developing an actual academic plan.

More information: download a curriculum worksheet to assist in your planning; see degree requirements.

Cr.First SemesterCr.Second Semester
450.114 Concepts Biology I450.115 Concepts Biology II
452.115 Chemistry for Sciences I452.116 Chemistry for Sciences II
353.141 Introduction to Statistics3Foreign Language Course
 or Foreign Language Course or 53.141 Introduction to Statistics
320.101 Composition I348.101 General Psychology
 or 48.101 General Psychology or 20.101 Composition I
260.206 Teachers, Schools, & Society345.211 Principles of Sociology
(1)09.100 Optional University Seminar  
16Total Semester Credits17Total Semester Credits
Cr.Third SemesterCr.Fourth Semester
450.242 Microbiology450.271 Cell Biology
452.230 Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry454.111 Introduction to Physics
360.204 Ed. Computing (or 60.350 or 351)360.291 Principles of Teaching
 or 70.101 Introduction to Exceptional Individuals370.101 Introduction to Exceptional Individuals
325.103 Public Speaking or 25.104 Interpersonal or 60.204 Ed. Computing (or 60.350 or 351)
360.251 Psychological Foundations of Education350.290 Writing in Biology
17Total Semester Credits17Total Semester Credits
Cr.Fifth SemesterCr.Sixth Semester
350.331 Genetics150.479 Physiology Lab
350.351 Ecology3Physiology Elective
360.406 Multicultural Education360.311 Classroom Measures & Assessment
348.212 Adolescence3Field Biology Elective
3General Education Group A (Humanities)3Earth Science Elective
  1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills
15Total Semester Credits14Total Semester Credits
Cr.Seventh SemesterCr.Eighth Semester
350.333 Molecular Biology662.494 Student Teaching (First Assignment)
 or 52.341 Biochemistry I (4 credits)  
365.453 Teaching Science662.495 Student Teaching (Second Assignment)
3Biology/Marine Science Elective  
3General Education Group A (Humanities)  
1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills  
13Total Semester Credits12Total Semester Credits


To complete program within 121 credits, students must count one Communications, Quantitative or Values course

towards Gen Ed Group A, B, or C. As an example, this program counts 25.103 for Communications and Group A.

See advisor for other options.