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2018-2019 Edgewood College Catalog 
2018-2019 Edgewood College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology Teaching Minor

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This minor is designed for individuals who wish to be certified to teach Biology at the secondary level (WDPI category Early Adolescence through Adolescence, Ages 10-21; WDPI license 605). The minor requires completion of the requirements listed below and the Education Professional Requirements and the licensing requirements for teacher education (see School of Education ).

A teaching minor in Biology must be combined with a Chemistry or Broad Field Science major for licensure to teach science in grades 6, 7, 8 and general science in grade 9 if the applicant holds middle or middle/secondary science licenses. 

A student must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 in all courses taken toward the minor.  Any course in which a student receives a grade below “CD” will not be accepted toward the minor.  Transfer students must take a minimum of eight (8) credits of biology at Edgewood College.  Transfer courses must be approved by the department.

Minor Requirements

Students will also complete the WDPI content exam, PRAXIS Exam 10435, with a passing score.

Methods of Teaching Science

One semester of the methods of teaching science and accompanying practicum:

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