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Biology, Teacher Education Program

Students in the Biology, Teacher Education Program will remain in the college of LAS for the entirety of the undergraduate degree. They have the benefit of taking core courses in both Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) and Integrative Biology (IB) as well as coursework for the Secondary Education Minor (SEM). Application to the minor will take place after completing the bulk of the biology content area requirements (see course plan below). Students majoring in this program will obtain a Bachelor's degree in LAS by completing the required program of study.

Five-Year Plan for Students Entering after Fall 2007 - Updated January 2017

An optional Four-Year Plan may be feasible if you have completed your Language other than English (LOTE) requirement and are able to take summer school every summer. Otherwise, the Biology teaching program is designed to be a five-year program. Please visit with an advisor to see if the four-year plan is an option for you.

For Additional Information Contact

MCB Advising
164 A Burrill Hall
217-333-6774

You may also contact the Coordinator of Secondary Education Programs in the College of LAS/Education
as-studentoffice@illinois.edu
217.333.2800

LAS Secondary Ed Wiki
Council on Teacher Education (Certification, Endorsements)
Office of Clinical Experiences (Class Observations, Student Teaching)