Jan 29, 2023  
Fall 2020 Catalog 
Fall 2020 Catalog FINAL VERSION - Closed for Revisions

Natural Science: Life Science Option for Teacher Certification, B.S.

This major is a Multidisciplinary  major.

Consists of 60-75 credits.



The United States Department of Education requires institutions that provide distance education to disclose information for programs leading to professional certification or licensure about whether each program meets state educational requirements for initial licensure or certification. Following is this disclosure information for this program:


The requirements of this program meet Certification/Licensure in the following states:



The requirements of this program do not meet Certification/Licensure in the following states:

Not applicable


The requirements of this program have not been determined if they meet Certification/Licensure in the following states:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming; District of Columbia; American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Biology Minor

A biology minor consisting of 22 credits is required.


Choose from:

10-14 credits

5-9 credits

Physics, 10-14 credits

Chemistry, Earth Science, and Physics

At least 14 credits must be earned in one of the areas above (or 9 credits in chemistry if CHEM 117  taken).


See individual departments (Biology , Chemistry , Geography and Geology , Physics and Astronomy ) for course combination restrictions.