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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Adolescence Education: Biology, B.S. - 4-Year Degree Map


First Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
BIOL 130  OR BIOL 131  OR BIOL 132   3   BIOL 130  OR BIOL 131  OR BIOL 132    3
BIOL 133 - Investigative Biology Laboratory   1   CHEM 112 - General Chemistry II   4
CHEM 111 - General Chemistry I   4   COMP 100 - Composition   3
*EDUC 106 - Issues, Philosophy, and Foundations of Education   3   MATH 105  OR MATH 223   4
STAT 101 - Introduction to Statistics   3   Foreign Language II 3
Foreign Language I 3      
TOTAL 17   TOTAL 17

Second Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
BIOL 201  OR BIOL 282    4   EPSY 275 - Psychological Foundations of Education: Learning and Motivation   3
*EPSY 250 - Adolescent Growth and Development    3   BIOL 212  OR BIOL 216    4
CHEM 226  OR CHEM 221   4   300-Level BIOL Elective 3
PHYS 103  OR PHYS 203   4   PHYS 104  OR PHYS 204   4
TOTAL 15   TOTAL 14

Third Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
EPSY 229 - Survey of Exceptional Children   3   BIOL 315 - Lab Techniques in Biology     2
EDUC 201 - Diversity and Teaching   3   EDUC 213 - Education Law Requirements   1
EDUC 246 - Development of Language and Adolescent Literacies   3   EDUC 346 - Teaching Reading in Content Areas   3
300-Level BIOL Elective 3   SCIN 315 - Technologies in General Science   2
Gen Ed Elective 3   300-Level BIOL Elective 3
      Gen Ed Elective 3
TOTAL 15   TOTAL 14

Fourth Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
SCIN 390 - Interdisciplinary Science Capstone   3   SCED 396 - Student Teaching in Secondary Science   6
SCED 392 - Research, Theory and Practice in Middle and High School Science Education   4   SCED 396 - Student Teaching in Secondary Science   6
300-Level BIOL Elective 3   SCED 398 - Seminar in Middle and High School Science Education   3
300-Level BIOL Elective 3      
TOTAL 13   TOTAL 15

Total Credits for Degree: 120 

Elective Key and Math Course Guidance


Gen Ed Elective: a course carrying one or more Gen Ed area attribute(s): Basic Communication (BC3), Mathematics (M3), American History (AM3), World Civilizations (OW3), Foreign Language (FL3), Social Sciences (SS3), Humanities (H3), The Arts (A3), Natural Sciences (NS3), Western Civilization (WC3). Elective courses and major courses carrying Gen Ed attributes apply toward SUNY Oneonta's Gen Ed requirements .

OCS Elective: any course that carries an Oral Communication Skills (OCS) attribute. This is a degree requirement  for students matriculating in or after Fall 2020.

Liberal Arts Elective: any course that carries a Liberal Arts (LA) attribute. SUNY Oneonta's minimum LA requirements  vary by degree award.

Upper Division Elective: any elective course at the 200- or 300-level. All courses (required and elective) at this level apply toward SUNY Oneonta's upper division requirement .

Upper Division Liberal Arts Elective: any course at the 200- or 300-level carrying an LA attribute.

Elective: any course outside the major. Electives apply toward the total credits required by a degree program. Electives may also be needed to satisfy other degree requirements , including the minimum number of credits outside the department of the major.

Math Course Guidance


SUNY Oneonta recognizes that students enter college with different math backgrounds. For guidance on the math course(s) most suited to your preparation and program of study, visit the College's Math Pathways site.