Curriculum in Biological Science

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Science

Biology Education Concentration

(see footnotes at bottom)


First Semester

ENGL 101G Freshman Composition 3 hours
††MATH 151/161G College Algebra with FundamentalsCollege Algebra 3 hours
††GBIO 151G General Biology I 3 hours
††BIOL 152 General Biology Laboratory I 1 hour
  3 hours
††LS 102 Introduction to Information Research 1 hour
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern 2 hours
  Total: 16 hours


Second Semester

††ENGL 102G Critical Reading and Writing 3 hours
††MATH 162 or
Plane Trigonometry
Pre-calculus with Trigonometry
3 hours
††GBIO 153G General Biology II 3 hours
††BIOL 154 General Biology Laboratory II 1 hour
††CHEM 121G General Chemistry I for Science Majors 3 hours
††CLAB 123 General Chemistry Laboratory I for Science Majors 1 hour
††GBIO 241 The Profession of Biology or Getting What You Came For 1 hour
  Total: 15 hours



First Semester

ENGL 230, or
ENGL 231, or
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
††GBIO 200 Cell Biology 3 hours
††MIC 205 or
MIC 223
General Microbiology
Medical Microbiology
3 hours
††MICL 207 or
MICL 224
General Microbiology Laboratory
Medical Microbiology Laboratory
1 hour
††CHEM 122 General Chemistry II for Science Majors 3 hours
††CLAB 124 General Chemistry Laboratory II for Science Majors 1 hour
†††EDUC 203 Foundations of Education 2 hours
†††EDUC 212
(take with
EDUC 203)
Diversity in the Classroom 1 hour
  Total: 17 hours


Second Semester

††GBIO 312 Genetics 3 hours
††CHEM 261 Survey of Organic Chemistry 3 hours
††CLAB 263 Survey of Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1 hour
††GBIO 395 General Ecology 3 hours
††GBIO 397 General Ecology Laboratory 2 hours
††EPSY 311G Adolescent Psychology 3 hours
††SPED 210 Characteristics of Individuals with Exceptionalities 2 hours
  Total: 17 hours




First Semester

HIST 417G History of Science and Technology 3 hours
  4 hours
††CHEM 281 Survey of Biochemistry 3 hours
††CLAB 283 Survey of Biochemistry Laboratory                              1 hour
††EDUC 407 Tests and Measures 3 hours
COMM 210G Communicating in the Classroom 3 hours
  Total: 17 hours


Second Semester

††GBIO 405 Evolutionary Biology 4 hours
  4 hours
††EPSY 315 Classroom Management and Motivation for Beginning
3 hours
††GBIO 498 Biological Science for Teachers 3 hours
††GBIO 341   1 hour
  Total: 15 hours




First Semester

††GBIO 441 Biology Seminar 1 hour
  3 hours
††EDUC 472 Teaching Reading in the Content Area 3 hours
††EDUC 475 Current Issues in Elementary/Secondary
1 hour
††EDUC 490 Special Methods in High School Subjects 6 hours
  Total: 14 hours



Second Semester

EDUC 486 Student Teaching in the Secondary Schools 9 hours
  Total: 9 hours


Total semester hours required 120


Southeastern 101 is not required of transfer or readmitted Southeastern students with 30 hours or more. Those students will replace Southeastern 101 with 2 hours of free electives.

GGeneral Education Courses
HHonors students to take Honors course option:
ENGL 101 or 121H or 123H
ENGL 102 or 122H or 124H
ENGL 230 or 231 or 232 or 210H or 291H or 292H
HIST 101 or 102 or 201 or 202 or 101H or 102H or 201H or 202H
COMM 211 or 211H
GBIO 106 or 151H
GBIO 151 or 151H
Art Elective or HONR 191 

††A grade of "C" or above must be earned in these courses.
†††A grade of "B" or above must be earned in this course.
1One course (3 hrs) selected from ECON, GEOG, ANTH, CJ, POLI, PSYC, or SOC.
2Concentration Electives for Biology Education Concentration – 8 hours from the following with approval of advisor – ZOO 302, ZOO 392, PHYS 191, PHYS 192, PLAB 193, PLAB 194.