Bachelor of Science Degree Leading to Certification for Grades 6-12
College of Science and Mathematics,
Department of Biology and Physics
This single field program is designed to prepare biology teachers of adolescents, largely at the secondary school level (grades 6 through 12). It leads to 6-12 teacher certification in the teaching field of biology in Georgia. Candidates complete the equivalent of a major in biology and a second major in pedagogical studies with an emphasis on teaching science.
The B.S. in Secondary Biology Education is fully accredited by NCATE, National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, is fully approved by Georgia’s Professional Standards Commission for 6-12 teacher certification, and is nationally recognized by NSTA, the National Science Teachers Association.