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    Harding University
  Dec 04, 2022
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
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2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Biology Major (BEDU) (Teacher licensure), BA


Liberal Arts: 32 Hours

All majors at Harding are required to complete the 47-hour Liberal Arts  program. The following Liberal Arts requirements are met within the content of the major:

  • 9 hours of Inquiry, Investigation, and Reasoning are satisfied in the major.
  • BIOL 3120  and EDFD 2030  satisfy 6 hours of Self and Society.

Major: 57 Hours

Organismal Structure and Function - 1 Course From:

Organismal Diversity - 2 Courses From:


  • Additional courses from previously listed course clusters (Organismal Structure and Function, Organismal Diversity, and Laboratory Experience) may also be applied toward the remaining hours if not taken to meet cluster requirements. 
  • 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.

Remaining Bible/Electives: 8 Hours

PHS 4100 , 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: 128