MajorEducation - Biology (Secondary)

Wichita State’s Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAED)—biology (secondary education)—equips students with a broad knowledge of biology while preparing them for careers as certified teachers in grades 6-12. The program combines classroom learning and real-world teaching experience in Kansas’ largest school district.

Learn how education - biology (secondary) - is the right fit for you.

 
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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To be admitted into the College of Applied Learning, you must first be admitted to Wichita State. In addition, you must complete your general education courses and a teacher education application to be admitted into the professional program.

For WSU’s admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.

Inside the Program

Students and faculty create smart biomedical sensor

Students are working alongside faculty researchers to create a smart skin biomedical sensor that could someday be used by NASA.

If the sensor does what they expect, it would be able to measure multiple physiological parameters that NASA is interested in, including blood flow, intercranial pressure, blood health, blood gas levels and muscle degeneration.

Curriculum

The biology curriculum comprises 36 credit hours. The 42 credit hours of teaching curriculum are taken over four semesters and combines classes on campus and teaching internships in USD 259 schools.

Careers

A bachelor’s degree from Wichita State’s College of Applied Learning will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to make a positive impact in the classroom—and prepares you to pursue an advanced education degree.

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