Undergraduate candidates seeking to teach biology or chemistry in high school (grades 9-12) must have a primary major in Biology Education or Chemistry Education.
Applicable degree: Bachelor of Science
See Missouri Baptist University 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog:
Students must meet all requirements for certification before a degree with a Secondary Education major will be conferred, including passing the following: 1) all sections of the Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA); 2) the Professional Development Folio (semester prior to student teaching); 3) the Missouri Content Assessment(s) (MoCA) for each area of certification sought; and 4) a passing composite score on their summative evaluation in the Missouri Educator Evaluation System (MEES).
All degree plans reflect the new Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) certification rules which were updated September 1, 2019.
Ms. Kathleen C. Wendt
Director of Teacher Certification Advising