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  Mar 08, 2021
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Biology Major (BEDU) (Teacher Licensure), BA

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Liberal Arts: 38 Hours

All majors at Harding are required to complete 53 hours of Liberal Arts studies.The following Liberal Arts requirements are met within the content of this major:

  • Liberal arts requirements for biology, mathematics, physical science, and 3 hours of Global Perspectives are counted below in the hours required for the major.

Additional Requirements:

  • POLS 205  is required
  • EDFD 203  is taken in place of PSY 201 , and counted below in the hours required for licensure.

Major: 57 Hours

11 hours from chemistry:


Math leveling work, if needed, increases the total hours in the degree by 5 to 6 hours.


Students seeking teaching licensure must follow eligibility criteria for admission and retention listed in the Cannon-Clary College of Education  section of the undergraduate catalog.

The following Praxis II examinations are required for licensure: Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12 (0624) and Biology: Content Knowledge (0235).

Remaining Bible/Electives: 4 Hours

PHS 410 , counted above in the major, satisfies the Bible requirement in the semester it is taken. Bible is not required during the supervised teaching semester.

See Bible Class Enrollment policy here.  

Total Hours: 130

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