May 21, 2024  
2013-2014 Catalog 
2013-2014 Catalog ARCHIVED CATALOG: Content may no longer be accurate.

Biology Composite Teaching (BS)

  • Program Prerequisite: Must meet the Teacher Education admission and licensure requirements (see Teacher Education Department ).
  • Minor: Not required.
  • Grade Requirements: A grade of “C” or better in courses required for this major (a grade of “C-” is not acceptable).
  • Credit Hour Requirements: This major requires 120-124 credit hours. The student must also complete requirements for a secondary education license as determined by the Jerry and Vicki Moyes College of Education.
  • Program Code: 6008BS
  • CIPC: 131322


Teaching majors are encouraged to consult with advisors in both the College of Science (call 801-626-6160) and the College of Education (call 801-626-6269).

Admission Requirements

Declare your program of study (see Enrollment Services and Information ). Biology Composite Teaching majors must satisfy Teacher Education admission and licensure requirements (see Teacher Education Department  in this catalog).

General Education

Refer to Degree and General Education Requirements  for Bachelor of Science requirements. The following courses required for the Biology Composite Teaching major also will satisfy general education requirements: MICR 2054 , GEO 1110 , CHEM 1110  or CHEM 1210 , PHYS 1010 , CHF 1500 , COMM 1020 , and MATH 1050 .

Major Course Requirements for BS Degree


It is recommended that more advanced courses in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry be taken, especially if graduate studies are planned. These should be discussed in advance with the advisor.