Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences

The Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences with a Biology Education Major provides you a foundation of knowledge and skills in diverse areas of biology, including ecology, genetics, molecular and cell biology, evolution, organismal diversity and physiology/biochemistry. Upon completion of this program, you will be eligible for a Biology (grades 6-12) Professional Teaching Certificate and be considered a highly qualified teacher. You can choose to teach, pursue graduate school or work in the various industries requiring a strong background in Biology.

Program highlights

  • Strong focus on research-based strategies for teaching and learning science, intensive field teaching experience, and personal guidance from master teachers and faculty.
  • Engaging, discipline-specific pedagogy courses like Problem-based Instruction in Mathematics & Science, Classroom Interactions, and Knowing & Learning in Mathematics & Science.
  • 120 credit hour program culminates in a semester-long student internship.
  • Program modeled after the nationally acclaimed U-Teach program at University of Texas, Austin.

To learn more about this program, visit the FIUteach website.