B.S.E. Degree in Science Education, Biology


81 hours

An OC graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Education degree in Science will:

  1. Have acquired competency in a broad general education through study in the liberal arts by successfully completing the university core curriculum and passing the Oklahoma General Education Test (OGET).
  2. Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of their chosen area of science by achieving a 3.00 GPA in the major field and passing the Oklahoma Subject Area Test (OSAT) appropriate to the major field.

Student must complete a minimum of 126 hours including the major, core, and minor if required. Elective hours may be needed to reach 126 hours. 

20 hours core science courses 

27 hours biology

Licensure: science – grades 6-12

25 semester hours, professional education

5 hours, other courses

3 hours, methods course

Foreign language competency

Choose one:

High School Foreign Language – 2 years of same language with a grade of “C” or better

University credit – 3 hours foreign language or American Sign Language with a grade of “C” or better. 

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