Secondary Certification in Science with Biology Designation

In conjunction with the College of Education, the features a fully approved teacher education program which prepares candidates to teach in grades 6-12 in public and private schools in the State of Illinois. The program is approved by the State Teacher Certification Board in conjunction with the Illinois State Board of Education and includes all the requirements for a major in Biology. Teacher education candidates major in both Biology and Secondary Education and should consult with advisors in both the Biology Department and the College of Education. The content requirements for secondary certification are listed under Biology. Candidates can have a maximum of two “C’s” in their content area classes.