B.S. in Biology (Science Education Concentration)

Baylor University - ISC, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

June 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 50,232

Course Accredited By

SACSCOC

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 10% scholarship
This program is designed for students interested in science education and certification to teach secondary science.

Enrollment Cycles

  • June 2022
  • August 2022

International Year (2 semesters) Intensive English Program (IEP) (1 semester)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 50 overall
  • IELTS 5.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 42
  • Pearson Versant 43-47
  • Duolingo 75
  • Gao Kao English 77/120; 99/150
  • GPA: 2.75 for International Year
  • Up to 25 credits toward degree

International Year (2 semester)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 60 overall
  • IELTS 5.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 45
  • Pearson Versant 48-54
  • Duolingo 85
  • Gao Kao English 83/120; 105/150
  • GPA: 2.75 for International Year
  • Up to 22 credits toward degree

International Year (1 semester)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 70 overall
  • IELTS 6.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 50
  • Pearson Versant 55-63
  • Duolingo 95
  • Gao Kao English 95/120; 115/150
  • GPA: 2.75 for International Year
  • Up to 11 credits toward degree

Direct Admission

  • TOEFL (iBT) 80 overall
  • IELTS 6.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 60
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo 110Gao Kao English Not Accepted
  • GPA: 3.0 for Direct Admission

*Semester= 4Months
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Requirements for a Major in Biology (Science Education Concentration)

Thirty-one semester hours including the following:
BIO 1305 - Modern Concepts of Bioscience/1105 - Modern Concepts of Bioscience Laboratory OR BIO 1405 - Investigations of Modern Biology Concepts I
BIO 1306 - Modern Concepts of Bioscience, continued/1106 - Modern Concepts of Bioscience Laboratory OR BIO 1406 Investigations of Modern Biology Concepts II
BIO 2306 - Genetics/2106 - Genetics Laboratory
BIO 4333 - Science Leadership: Improvement of Science Education
BIO 4365 - Topics in Evolution OR 4366
BIO 4001 - Achievement Test

At least one hour from:
BIO 3V90 - Individual Topics
At least four hours from: (A Course may not be used to fulfill more than one group.)
BIO 3324 - Entomology/3124 - Laboratory for Entomology
BIO 3429 - Comparative Chordate Anatomy
BIO 4308 - Genes and Development /4108 - Genes and Development Laboratory
BIO 4414 - Taxonomy of Flowering Plants
BIO 4416 - Plant Anatomy
BIO 4426 - Vertebrate Histology
BIO 4432 - General Human Anatomy

At least four hours from: (A Course may not be used to fulfill more than one group.)
BIO 3322 - Human Physiology/3122 - Human Physiology Laboratory
BIO 4306 - Molecular Genetics and Genomics/4106 - Molecular Genetics and Genomics Laboratory
BIO 4307 - Biochemistry and Physiology of the Cell/4107 - Laboratory Studies in Biochemistry and Physiology of the Cell
BIO 4417 -
BIO 4431 - Comparative Vertebrate Physiology

At least four hours from: (A Course may not be used to fulfill more than one group.)
BIO 3303 - Ecology/3103 - Ecology Laboratory
BIO 3322 - Human Physiology/3122 - Human Physiology Laboratory
BIO 4405 - Limnology
BIO 4406 - Aquatic Biology
BIO 4414 - Taxonomy of Flowering Plants
BIO 4418 - Biology of Wetland and Aquatic Vascular Plants
BIO 4422 - Ichthyology
BIO 4427 - Biology of Mammals
BIO 4428 - Ornithology
A grade of "C" or better in all biology courses used in the major and a GPA of 2.0 or higher on all BIO courses completed.

Required Courses in other Fields:
CHE 1301 - Basic Principles of Modern Chemistry I/1101 - General Chemistry Laboratory I
CHE 1302 - Basic Principles of Modern Chemistry II/1102 - General Chemistry Laboratory II
CHE 3331 - Organic Chemistry I
CHE 3332 - Organic Chemistry II
CHE 3238 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory
GEO 1406 -
GEO 1408 - Earth Science OR:
PHY 1455 - Descriptive Astronomy
MTH 1321 - Calculus I
MTH 1322 - Calculus II OR:
STA 2381 - Introductory Statistical Methods
PHY 1408 - General Physics for Natural and Behavioral Sciences I AND 1409 - General Physics for Natural and Behavioral Sciences II OR:
PHY 1420 - General Physics I AND 1430 - General Physics II OR:
PHY 1420 - General Physics I AND 1409 - General Physics for Natural and Behavioral Sciences II
Completion of the Minor in Science Education (School of Education- contact the advising department in the School of Education - Office of Student and Information Services, located in Draper 100.)
A grade of "C" or better in all courses required in other fields

  • Intensive English Program (1 semester) International Year (2 semesters) $62,319 
  • International Year (2 semesters) $50,232 
  • Direct Admit (2 semesters) $50,232 
  • Estimated Room & Board $9,423 - $11,598 
  • Undergraduate Pathway Scholarship Scholarship Available - Upto $10,000 
  • Undergraduate Direct Admission Scholarship Scholarship Available - Upto $21,000 

*Direct admission scholarship is available in each year

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