Adolescence Education in Biology
The Adolescence Education in Biology degree prepares students to teach Biology to middle and high school students, and leads to New York State certification grades 7-12. In addition to biology coursework, other required program courses in chemistry, physics and math, may lead to options for a minor in another STEM area - useful for dual certification and job prospects. Our program is nationally recognized by the National Science Teaching Association, with an emphasis on giving our students practical classroom experiences starting as freshmen. Our students build their teaching knowledge, skills, and confidence throughout the program, and become a student teacher in middle and high school placements in the final semester. Since Biology Adolescent education graduates have completed the same science requirements as a Biology major, they can teach in classrooms and informal science environments (like museums), and also pursue other jobs in biology, and acceptance into graduate or professional schools. Having a biology education degree can lead to many careers!
Don’t see what you are interested in? Consider one of the other four majors offered by the Fredonia Biology Department:
Plus 9 additional hours of biology electives at the 300 to 400 level
Plus 39 hours of education coursework
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