Biology, Pedagogy Concentration (M.S.)

Program Requirements

Required Courses
BIOL 520Plant Physiology3
or BIOL 540 Mammalian Physiology
BIOL 547Molecular Biology I3
BIOL 570Ecology3
Pedagogy Concentration
BIOL 510Biology Pedagogy for Secondary Teachers3
BIOL 601Advanced Biological Science Education Pedagogy3
Complete twice:3
Selected Techniques in Biology Science Education
SASE 530Principles of Curriculum Development3
or PSYC 560 Advanced Educational Psychology
Biology Electives
Select 10 credits from the list (see below)10
Research in Biological Literature
BIOL 597Research in Biological Literature1
Comprehensive Examination
In the term that you will sit for exam, register for the section which matches your major & advisor. Successfully pass exam.
Comprehensive Examination
Total Credits32

Biology Electives

BIOL 500Introductory Molecular Cell Biology1.5
BIOL 505Experimental Cell Culture3
BIOL 512Topics in Modern Genetics3
BIOL 514Graduate Seminar in Biology2
BIOL 515Population Genetics3
BIOL 520Plant Physiology3
BIOL 521Field Studies of Flowering Plants4
BIOL 529Advanced Herpetology4
BIOL 532Advanced Entomology3
BIOL 533Advanced Cell Biology3
BIOL 540Mammalian Physiology3
BIOL 542Advanced Endocrinology3
BIOL 543Advances in Immunology3
BIOL 544Advanced Comparative Animal Physiology3
BIOL 545Experimental Endocrinology4
BIOL 546Topics in Physiology3
BIOL 548Molecular Biology II4
BIOL 549Topics in Developmental Biology3
BIOL 550Topics in Microbiology3
BIOL 552Biology of Lipids3
BIOL 554Microbial Physiology3
BIOL 555Medical Genetics3
BIOL 556Molecular Biology of Proteins3
BIOL 557Virology3
BIOL 558Microbial Genetics3
BIOL 560Molecular Genetics3
BIOL 561Genomics3
BIOL 562Short Topics in Molecular Biology1
BIOL 563Statistical Genomics3
BIOL 564Proteomics3
BIOL 566Bioinformatics4
BIOL 568Advanced Neuroscience3
BIOL 571Physiological Plant Ecology4
BIOL 572Wetland Ecology4
BIOL 574Behavioral Ecology3
BIOL 575Avian Biology4
BIOL 576Biology of Extreme Habitats3
BIOL 579Physiological Ecology of Animals3
BIOL 580Evolutionary Mechanisms3
BIOL 586Selected Advanced Topics in Biology3-4
BIOL 587Selected Advanced Topics in Molecular Biology3-4
BIOL 588Selected Advanced Topics in Physiology3-4
BIOL 589Selected Advanced Topics in Ecology3-4
BIOL 592Graduate Colloquium1
BIOL 593Molecular Ecology3
BIOL 594Signal Transduction3
BIOL 595Conservation Biology: The Preservation of Biological Diversity3
BIOL 596Selected Techniques in Biology Science Education1.5
BIOL 598Selected Techniques in Molecular Biology1.5
BIOL 599Introduction to Biological Research4