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Admission Requirements & Prerequisite Checklist - BS, Biology

To help you stay on track toward your Bachelor's Degree, use this checklist to determine the courses you need for admission into the School of Education.  Be advised that Florida mandated prerequisite courses for Teacher Education Programs are more specific than those required for completion of a general Associate of Arts Degree.

State of Florida Mandated Prerequisite Courses

Credit Hours

Completed

9 semester hours in English
  ENC 1101 Communication Skills I

  ENC 1102 Communication Skills II
  Speech

 
4
4
3

 
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7 semester hours in Humanities
  HUM 2216 or 2233 Humanities with Writing
  Humanities elective *

 
4
3

 
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6 semester hours in College Level Math
  Mathematics Elective **
  STA 2023 Statistics

                 3
3

 
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8 semester hours in Science to include a lab
  BSC 2010 & 2011 – Int. Principles of Biology I & II or
  CHM 1045 & 1046 – Chemistry I & II or
  PHY 1053 & 1054  - General Physics

 
8
8
3

 
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6 semester hours in Social Science
  General Psychology (PSY 2012)
  Social Science Elective  _________________________

 
3
3
 

 
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Common Education Prerequisites (must earn C's or better)
  EDF 1005 Intro to Education
  EDG 2701 Teaching Diverse Pop.
  EME 2040 Instructional Technology

 
3
3
 3 

 
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Foreign Language Requirement
  Two years in high school of the same foreign language or
  Eight college level semester hours in same language.

 

 

CLAS (College Level Academic Skills) Requirement Needed

*HUM 2216, 2233, any ARH or ART courts, AML I, AML II, The 2014, THE 1020 or any music course (except organization courses and applied music courses.)

**Mathematics Elective should meet prerequisite requirement for STA 2023.  Students choosing the PHY 1053 and PHY 1054 sequence to meet program requirements should take MAC 1114, Plane Trigonometry.

Please note that the above items are based upon guidelines set forth by the Florida State Department of Education and are subject to change. You are encouraged to consult a counselor or an advisor to review program requirements and to determine the best time to apply to the B.S. program.


Last updated 02-Jul-2014

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