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This degree track in the Biology department is intended for students who anticipate teaching Biology in High School. Students who follow this curriculum will be eligible for certification in Biology and General Sciences (Grades 7-12). For other questions please contact Dr. Beth Dunigan.
All students graduating from Mississippi College with a Bachelors degree regardless of major must take the University Core Courses. There are specific requirements for education majors relative to the university core. Please consult with Dr. Beth Dunigan for specific information. All biology majors must take the following Science and Mathematics Core courses consisting of 36 semester hours:
Two mathematics courses chosen from the following:
Any one of these math courses will satisfy the 3 hour mathematics requirement in the University Core
The following 57 sem hrs are required in addition to the 36 sem hrs of the Math and Science Core.
One Communication course required chosen from the following (3 sem hrs):
Professional Education courses required (25 sem hrs):
Students seeking an additional certification in Chemistry should complete a minor in Chemistry and drop the Chemistry 143 and Physics 104 requirements.
Students seeking an additional certification in Physics should complete a minor in Physics and drop the Chemistry 143 and Physics 104 requirements.
You must have at least 130 semester hours, of which 39 semester hours must be 300 or 400 level courses in order to graduate from Mississippi College.
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Mississippi College's physical address is 200 S. Capitol Street, Clinton, MS 39056.