Biology Childhood Education (BA)

Health Sciences and Professional Programs
Teacher Education
HEGIS Number: 0401

The Online Bulletin is for information purposes only. Current students must complete the requirements as outlined in the York Bulletin as applicable.
Course Descriptions
Course descriptions can be found in the online PDF version of the Bulletin
Effective Fall 2014  

Biology Childhood Education BA


Major Discipline Requirements

I Required Foundation Courses:  
BIO201 Biological Principles I 
BIO202 Biological Principles II 
BIO301 Molecular Biology & Biotechnology 
BIO307 Biostatistics 
BIO486-489*** Special Topics in Biology 
CHEM102 Chemical Principles II* 
CHEM231 Organic Chemistry I 
CHEM232 Techniques of Organic Chemistry I 
CHEM233 Organic Chemistry II 
PHYS151** University Physics I** 
PHYS152** University Physics II** 

II. Organismic & Environmental Biology

Choose 7.5 - 9 Credits from the following  
BIO231 Biology of Plants  4.5 
BIO308 Invertebrate Biology  4.5 
BIO309 Biology of Chordates  4.5 
BIO325 Histology  4.5 
BIO334 Comparative Physiology  4.5 
BIO403 Ecology  4.5 
BIO410 Neurobiology 
BIO411 Laboratory in Neurobiology  1.5 
BIO477 Evolution  3.0 

Cell & Molecular Biology

Choose 7.5 - 10 Credits from the following  
BTEC352 Bioinformatics 
BIO320 Cell Biology  4.5 
BIO412 Biochemistry 
CHEM412 Biochemistry   
BIO415 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 
BIO444 Genetics  4.5 
BIO452 Developmental Biology  4.5 
BIO465 Microbiology  4.5 
BIO466 Immunology  4.5 
BIO480 Theory & Experimentation in Biotechnology 


Foundations Sequence  
AC230 Teaching with Multimedia Technology 
EDUC268 Bilingual and ELL Education 
EDUC280 Child and Adolescent Development for Teachers 
EDUC283 Educational Psychology: Effective Teaching and Learning in Diverse and Inclusive Classrooms 
EDUC284 Field Experience in Teaching and Learning 
MATH271 Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers 
PHIL202 Major Ideas and Issues in Education 
SOC202 Major Ideas and Issues in Education 
Professional Education Sequence  
EDUC317 Curriculum and Methods in Elementary Education: Science 
EDUC318 Curriculum and Methods in Health and Physical Education for Elementary School 
EDUC323 Curriculum and Methods in Elementary Education: Mathematics 
EDUC333 Constructing Social Studies Relationships through Expressive Arts 
EDUC369 Early Language and Literacy 
EDUC370 Content Area Literacy 2 - 6 EO and ELL 
Student Teaching and Teaching Seminar  
EDUC431 Supervised Student Teaching, Grades 1 - 3 
EDUC432 Supervised Student Teaching, Grades 4 - 6 

*Majors in the Biology Program must take Mathematics 121 and Chemistry 101, which fulfill the General Education Requirements in Math and Natural Sciences, respectively.

** Physics 101 may be substituted for Physics 151, and Physics 102 may be substituted for Physics 152.

*** Biology 486 - 489 are the upper division WI courses for Biology majors.

+ Students interested in graduate studies in Biology or professional Biomedical careers are strongly advised to take Chemistry 234 and Mathematics 122.

Document Actions

Filed under: