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Biology Major with High School Teaching Licensure

B.A. in Biology with Standard Professional I License, U119

B.S. in Biology with Standard Professional I License, U218

Undergraduates seeking secondary teacher licensure in biology must satisfy the requirements for the B.A. or B.S. degree in Biology and must also complete GEO 103, MAT 151 or 191, and PHY 205/205L or PHY 211 or PHY 291. See additional information in Teacher Education Programs.

Students seeking admission to the UNCG Teacher Education Program with a major in Biology must meet the following minimum requirements of the Department of Biology:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 9 s.h. in biology courses, with at least 6 of those hours from courses taken at UNCG.
  2. A grade point average of at least 2.50 for biology courses completed at UNCG.

Students already admitted to the UNCG Teacher Education Program with a major in Biology who are seeking admission to Student Teaching must meet the following requirements of the Department of Biology:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 18 s.h. of biology courses, with at least 15 of those hours from courses taken at UNCG.
  2. A grade point average of at least 2.50 for biology courses completed at UNCG.

Standard Professional I License Only

AOS Codes, see above

Students who have an undergraduate degree and who are seeking the Standard Professional I License in Biology must complete the requirements for a B.A. or B.S. in Biology at UNCG with a biology grade point average of 2.50 or better. Course selection must be completed in consultation with the Head of the Department of Biology. Students who have already taken biology courses as part of their undergraduate program should contact the Head of the Department of Biology to determine if any of those courses can be accepted as meeting some of the requirements for the Standard Professional I License in Biology at UNCG.

Questions about the above requirements should be directed to the Head of the Department of Biology.