Biology Education

The Biology Education program at Friends University prepares students to be life science teachers for grades 6-12. This four-year program includes a student teaching semester at the middle- or high-school level during either the fall or spring semester of the student’s senior year. Graduates are licensed to teach by the State of Kansas after successfully completing the degree and passing the Principles of Learning and Teaching Exam (PLT) and a content test.

Other requirements include admittance into the teacher education program and a cumulative GPA of 2.75 with no D grades in the education courses or content areas. Graduates of this program will be able to teach biology and other life science courses at the middle- or high-school level. The outlined coursework will give students a solid background in many areas of science as well as the teaching tools and experience necessary to meet KSDE State Standards and requirements.

Need more information? Request information now to learn more about the Biology Education bachelor's degree available at Friends University. You can also contact the Admissions Office at 316-295-5100 or learn@friends.edu.