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Biological Science – Secondary Education

The biological science –secondary education major, which leads to the Bachelor of Science degree, is designed for students who want a broad background in fields that comprise biological sciences and who want to understand the interrelationships among such fields.  This major is designed primarily for students who plan to teach biological sciences in secondary schools.

Biological Science – Secondary Education Curriculum

The Biological Science – Secondary Education Curriculum comprises of courses that provide students a strong foundational knowledge in biology, chemistry and physics. The core curriculum is supplemented with upper-level biological science courses that help students develop problem solving, critical thinking, data analysis and communication skills. Students enroll in Teacher Education courses simultaneously to pursue the secondary-level teacher certification. Details about the Teacher Preparation Application can be found here.  

Secondary Education Integrated Science Comprehensive Endorsement/ DI

Students pursuing the Biological Science – Secondary Education major can complete additional courses to obtain the Integrated Science Endorsement. More information can be found here.

 

what can I do with this major

This major is designed primarily for students who plan to teach biological sciences in secondary schools.

advising

Kanchan Pavangadkar, Ph.D.

Assistant Director of Student Success

Academic Advisor: Biological Science – Secondary Education

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Email: kanchan@msu.edu
Schedule an Appointment

Office Location:

108 Natural Science Building
East Lansing, MI 48824-1115
Phone (517) 355-8419

additional resources

Academic Advising Guide

Becoming a Secondary Education Teacher

Teacher Preparation Application

Teacher Preparation Advisors

Secondary Education Internship Guide

Student Success Resources