General education social sciences course at the sophomore level or above) (3)
Approved electives or area of concentration courses (6-4)
Senior Year (29 Sem. Hrs.)
Approved biological sciences electives (11)
General education social sciences (3)
Approved electives or area of concentration courses (12)
Three hrs. chosen from 2000 level or above
English course from the general Education humanities list (3) or
Honors course from the general Education humanities list (3)
120 Total Sem. Hrs.
The Secondary Education concentration requires additional courses for a total of 126 semester hours. Advisement in the sophomore year is required for course planning.
Approved biological sciences electives
Approved biological sciences electives (17 hrs. required) are BIOL courses numbered 3000 and higher and must include two courses with laboratories (excluding independent research BIOL 3999). Further, biological sciences electives must include at least one course from three of the following areas:
This concentration is part of the Geaux Teach–Math and Sciences Program. Students will obtain a degree in biological sciences and, upon completing this concentration, and meeting any additional requirements of the Louisiana Department of Education, will be eligible for certification in the state of Louisiana as teachers in grades 6-12.
Students must see an advisor in their sophomore year.
EDCI 2500 will count as one of the general education social science courses. Students should plan their course work so that last semester of the senior year can accommodate the 12 hours that are required to be taken concurrently (EDCI 4006 and EDCI 3136).
This concentration requires a total of 126 hours for the degree.