Teaching Licensure

Biology Teaching Licensure


Biology students interested in earning a teaching license should plan to double major in biology and education and student teach their final semester. These students should enroll in ED 101 their first semester or as soon as possible thereafter and work closely with their advisors in both departments to ensure all State of Illinois requirements for licensure are met.

A major in biochemistry is also available. Refer to the catalog description under Biochemistry for details (page 30).

For information on the Kinesiology and Exercise Science major; for Health Sciences; and for Environmental Studies and Wildlife Management. Targeted minors in Computational Biology and Molecular Biology are also available.