Undergraduate candidates seeking to teach advanced biology or chemistry in high school (grades 9-12) must have a primary major in Unified Science. Students must also select a concentration area in either biology or chemistry, which will constitute a minor.
Applicable degree: Bachelor of Science
See Missouri Baptist University 2018-2019 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 took effect August 1, 2017.