Biological Science Education
Broad Understanding of Biology
Students will use basic biological concepts, grounded in the foundational theories, to interpret relationships among living things and to analyze and solve biological problems, from the molecular to ecosystem level. (BYU AIMS 1,2,3)
Students will apply theory to practice through learning, experimentation, critical analysis, practice, and reflection, as outlined in the Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC) in a classroom setting. (BYU AIMS 1-4)
Link to INTASC standards: http://education.byu.edu/epp/INTASC_standards.html
Students will design and produce a written instructional unit that incorporates all ten principles of the Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC). (BYU AIMS 1-4)
Preparation for Licensure
Students will meet the entry level standards for teacher licensure.