Minor in Beacon Secondary Biology Certification

Earn a minor in high school biology education through our Beacon program while completing your bachelor’s degree.

This combination of biology and education courses is geared toward students on a path to teaching at the high school level – part of our Beacon program for students who wish to complete a bachelor’s degree in a content area while earning a minor in a teacher certification area.

Students are required to take courses like cell biology, genetics and evolution, with optional topics ranging from anatomy to soils to microbiology.

On the professional education side, the required courses include advanced content methods and educational psychology – topics that ensure students are equipped for success in the secondary classroom.