Completion of this major prepares the student to assume the responsibilities of
a biology teacher in elementary, middle, or high schools in which science is
taught as a separate subject.Admission to the Education Certification
program requires a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.75,
Eligibility for teacher certification by the New Jersey Department of Education
is dependent on completion of the curriculum requirements of the certification
program, a passing score on the Praxis exam and the minimum CGPA in effect in
the State of New Jersey at the time of application for
certification.Students interested in the certification program must
consult the College of Education for additional requirements for admission to
the program and for certification.1. A minimum of 36 credits in
Biology. Course requirements for completion of this program are listed below.
Courses identified with * have prerequisites and/or corequisites.