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Biology Education

Realize your potential and fulfill your promise as teacher. Our program helps you acquire the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors needed to deliver optimum learning experiences for diverse pupils in changing classroom environments.

  • Small class sizes
  • State-of-the-art laboratory facilities
  • Combined hands-on experience and fundamental education
  • Courses and labs taught by faculty, not graduate students
  • Opportunities to meet and work with educators and students in the community
  • Up-to-date on legislation and regulations affecting the teaching profession
GRADUATE AND GET TO WORK

Our Secondary Education program provides a comprehensive academic curriculum, complemented by licensure requirements.

Gain real-life experience – all before your graduate.

Student Teaching and Practicum

Obtain work experience and make informed career choices through supervised internships and student teaching.


Student North Dakota United

Students are encouraged to join Student North Dakota United, a professional organization that exposes members to greater knowledge in their field.


Pi Lambda Theta

Eligible students are invited to join this international honor society and professional association in education.

Employment Options
  • Middle School Teacher
  • High School Teacher
  • Biology Professor

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98%

Placement Rate1Rate based University of Jamestown 2018 bachelor’s degree graduates 1

59K-90K

Expected salary range for a
Biology Secondary Education professional2Based on data from “FOCUS 2 CAREER 2



COURSEWORK


Course

Title (credits)
Educ 100 Praxis Preparation (0)
Eng 101 Freshman Composition (3)
Eng 102 Freshman Composition/Literature (3)
Math 102 Intermediate Algebra (3)
Or higher level
Comm
or
Comm
102

201
Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)

Oral Interpretation of Literature (3)
Pols
or
Hist
or
Hist
104

207

208
American National Government (3)

The United States to 1865 (3)

The United States since 1865 (3)
Chem 133 General Chemistry I (4)
Chem 134 General Chemistry II (4)
Phys
or
Phys
143

203
College Physics I (5)

Physics I (5)
Biol 150 Introduction to Biology I (4)
Biol 151 Introduction to Biology II (4)
Biol Biology Electives (9)
Educ 201 Introduction to Teaching (3)
Biol 201 Biology Orientation (1)
Psyc 203 Developmental Psychology (3)
Educ 205 A Study of North Dakota Native American Cultures (2)
Math 205 Statistics (3)
Educ 209 Principles/Practices of Teaching Middle & Secondary Schools (3)

Course

Title (credits)
Educ 303 Introduction to Teaching Students with Exceptionalities (3)
Biol
or
Biol
or
Biol
or
Biol
304

306

308

310
Invertebrate Zoology (4)

Vertebrate Zoology (4)

Animal Behavior (4)

Ecology (4)
Biol 305 Cell Biology (5)
Educ 305 Managing & Monitoring the Learning Environment (3)
Educ 310 Reading Methods: Middle & Secondary Schools (3)
Educ 316 Assessment/Evaluation (3)
Educ 319 Instructional Media & Technology (3)
Chem 343 Organic Chemistry I (4)
Chem 344 Organic Chemistry II (4)
Educ 353 Applied Cognitive Theories (3)
Educ 398 Junior Seminar (1)
Educ 399B Classroom Practicum (1)
Educ 406 Science Methods: Middle/Secondary School (3)
Educ 419/420 Student Teaching (16)
Biol 425/426 Biology Seminar (2)
Biol 430 Genetics (5)
Biol 442 Evolution (4)

Total Semester Credits Required: 131




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