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credential program

The Credential Program

The Department of Biological Sciences participates in the interdisciplinary Bachelor of Science degree program in Natural Science, that satisfies the subject matter requirements for the Single Subject credential in Science. That program is described in the University Catalog. Students should consult advisers in the department and in the Charter College of Education. Refer to the undergraduate Charter College of Education chapter of the University Catalog for regulations governing all teaching credential programs.

Supplementary Authorization for Single Subject Teaching Credential (32 units)

Holders of a Single Subject teaching credential, issued by the state of California in a subject other than Science, may supplement that credential with an authorization in Biological Sciences at any grade level through grade 12 or in classes organized primarily for adults by completing the following program with a grade of C or higher in each course. At least one of the courses must include a laboratory component. For other requirements governing issuance of this authorization, consult the Charter College of Education.

Complete or demonstrate proficiency in each of the following courses (32 units):

BIOL 100ABC Introductory Biology I-III (5, 5, 5)
BIOL 200A Human Anatomy and Physiology I (5)
BIOL 300 Biometrics (4)
BIOL 340 General Genetics (4)
BIOL 360 General Ecology (4)

Note: This information was taken from the University Catalog.

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Last Update: 09/13/2011