Applied Biological Sciences (Secondary Education in Biology) (BS)
Accelerated Program

The secondary education in biology concentration is designed for students who want to teach biology at the high school level. In addition to the standard curriculum, students receive hands-on experience in laboratory instruction in this BS program in applied biological sciences. Our goal is to prepare teachers who excel in biology and the related sciences.

Students should also contact the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.

Degree offered

Applied Biological Sciences (Secondary Education in Biology) (BS)
Integrative Sciences and Arts, College of


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WUE eligible program
Undergraduate students from western states who enroll in this program are eligible for a discounted tuition rate.

Financial Aid
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Career outlook

Graduates can pursue numerous entry-level careers in biology. Specific career fields include secondary education, wildlife and restoration ecology, and urban horticulture. Employment opportunities exist in private and public sectors. Also, graduates of the general program in applied biological sciences are prepared to succeed in graduate or professional schools in disciplines such as:

  • animal health
  • dentistry
  • ecology
  • environmental biotechnology
  • horticulture
  • medicine
  • physical therapy
  • teaching
  • wildlife biology

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