Biology for Secondary Education

Like our biology major, Fontbonne’s major in biology for secondary education provides a strong foundation in biology, chemistry and physics, in addition to providing the necessary instruction to prepare you for a rewarding career teaching at the high school level. As a biology for secondary education major, you will take core biology, chemistry, math and physics courses, as well as a critical block of education courses. You will master planning, behavior management, instruction and student teaching while focused on scientific content.

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Biology for Secondary Education Program Highlights

  • Core academic foundation in biology
  • Classroom experience through observation and student teaching
  • Renovated biology, chemistry, and physics laboratories
  • State-of-the-art greenhouse
  • Fontbonne University meets rigorous national standards for educator preparation set by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

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Course Samples

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Recent Biology for Secondary Education Program Success Stories

Recent graduates are teaching locally in the Wentzville, Oakville and Lindbergh school districts, as well as districts as far away as Michigan.

Biology Career Opportunities

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