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Education Major, BS in Education – STEM Secondary Concentration (VolsTeach 6-12 Biology Specialization)


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Progression Requirements

Progression to STEM Secondary Concentration - VolsTeach 6-12 Biology Specialization requires a 2.75 cumulative GPA after a minimum of 12 semester credits. Once candidates formally progress to the concentration, they must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 while in the program. Students with less than a 2.75 GPA for two consecutive semesters will be dropped from the program. Students who fail to meet the standards for professional conduct during the course of their fieldwork will not be retained in the major.

uTrack Requirements

Universal Tracking (uTrack) is an academic monitoring system designed to help students stay on track for timely graduation. In order to remain on track, students must complete the minimum requirements for each tracking semester, known as milestones. Milestones include successful completion of specified courses and/or attainment of a minimum GPA. uTrack requirements only affect full-time, degree-seeking students.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Education, Education Major - STEM Secondary Concentration (VolsTeach 6-12 Biology Specialization)


Term 1 Hours Milestone Notes
ENGL 101 * or ENGL 118  3 2.50 GPA
Arts and Humanities  Elective* 3  
TPTE 115   2  
Quantitative Reasoning  Elective* 3  
BIOL 150 * 4  
Term 2
ENGL 102 * 3 2.75 GPA
Quantitative Reasoning  Elective* 3  
CMST 210 * or CMST 217 * 3  
CSE 200 * 3  
CHEM 122 * and CHEM 123 * 4  
Term 3
SCED 432 * 3 2.75 GPA
BIOL 159 * and BIOL 160 * 5 ENGL 101 * or ENGL 118 *
CHEM 132 * and CHEM 133 * 4  
EDPY 301   3  
Term 4
Expanded Perspectives  Elective* 3 2.75 GPA
BIOL 220  and BIOL 229   5 Quantitative Reasoning  Elective*
BIOL 260   3  
ETEC 386   3  
Term 5
SPED 303   3 2.75 GPA
REED 461   3 Arts and Humanities  Elective*
SCED 434   3  
SCED 445   3  
EEB 305  3  
Term 6
TPTE 203   2 2.75 GPA
SCED 472 * 3 EDPY 301  
BIOL 280   3 ETEC 386  
BIOL 240   4 SPED 303  
SCED 446   3  
Term 7
TPTE 435 * 9 2.75 GPA
TPTE 489   6  
Term 8
INPG 385   3 2.75 GPA
Social Sciences  Elective* 3 TPTE 435 *
1BIOL Elective 3 TPTE 489  
Expanded Perspectives  Elective* 3  
CSE 300 * 3  
UNDERGRADUATE TOTAL 120  
1 Biology: Choose from: Any BCMB, EEB, MICR courses at 300 or 400 level.

* Meets Volunteer Core Requirements .

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