General Biology (B.S.), Teacher Licensure - Resident

General Biology (B.S.), Teacher Licensure - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2019 through summer 2020. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
INQR 101Inquiry1
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101University Core Competencies1
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Technology Competency 20-3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 32
RSCH 201Research3
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 32
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 32
THEO 202Theology Survey II 32
Total Hours44-47

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses 1
BIOL 224General Biology I4
CHEM 121General Chemistry I4
or CHEM 131
CHEM 135
Advanced General Chemistry I
and Advanced General Chemistry Lab
CHEM 122General Chemistry II4
or CHEM 132
CHEM 136
Advanced General Chemistry II
and Advanced General Chemistry II Lab
MATH 126Elementary Calculus for Business and Science3-4
or MATH 131 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
MATH 201Introduction to Probability and Statistics3
or MATH 211 Introduction to Statistical Analysis
PHYS 201General Physics I4
or PHYS 231 University Physics I
PHYS 202General Physics II4
or PHYS 232 University Physics II
PSYC 210Developmental Psychology3
Major Core
BIOL 225General Biology II4
BIOL 301Genetics4
BIOL 310Ecology4
BIOL 317Botany4
BIOL 400Biology Seminar1
BIOL 415Cell Biology4
CHEM 301Organic Chemistry I4
CHEM 302Organic Chemistry II4
CRST 290History of Life3
or CRST 390 Origins
Choose 11 credit hours of Biology Electives 211
Total Hours72-73

Teacher Licensure1

This degree requires Teacher Licensure.

EDUC 125Introduction to Education1
EDUC 221Content Area Reading and Differentiated Teaching and Learning2
EDUC 235Content Instructional Design1
EDUC 236Content Instructional Design Practicum: Secondary2
EDUC 240Introduction to Applied Educational Technology Practicum2
EDUC 360Foundations of Education2
EDUC 425Content Measurement and Evaluation3
EDUC 435Content Curriculum Fundamentals2
EDUC 436Content Curriculum Fundamentals Practicum1
EDUC 475Seminar in Student Teaching2
EDUC 476Supervised Student Teaching I5
EDUC 477Supervised Student Teaching II5
HLTH 440Methods and Resources in Teaching Applied Sciences in Schools2
HLTH 441Methods and Resources in Teaching Applied Sciences in School Practicum1
Total Hours31

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 137 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 34.25 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 50% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 34.25 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
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