Minor in Biology/Secondary

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The Biology/Secondary minor program prepares the pre-service teacher to earn an endorsement to teach biology in grades 5-12 in the state of Washington.

Before starting the minor program, contact Dr. Bo Idsardi at ridsardi@ewu.edu to ensure that this is the right endorsement option for you.

Course Requirements

Curriculum & Requirements

Biology/Secondary Minor

This minor satisfies the endorsement for grades 5-12.

Required Biology Courses
BIOL 171BIOLOGY I5
BIOL 172BIOLOGY II5
BIOL 173BIOLOGY III5
BIOL 270BIOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION3
BIOL 310FUNDAMENTALS OF GENETICS5
BIOL 340BIOETHICS2
BIOL 423EVOLUTION5
BIOL 440ECOLOGY4
BIOL 441ECOLOGY LAB2
Choose one of the following5
MICROBIOLOGY
BOTANY
INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY
VERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY
Required Supporting Courses
BIOL 380DATA ANALYSIS FOR BIOLOGISTS5
or MATH 141 PRECALCULUS I
or MATH 380 ELEMENTARY PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS
BIOL 390BIOLOGY TEACHING METHODS2
SCED 390SCIENCE TEACHING METHODS2
Total Credits50

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