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Applied Biological Sciences - Secondary Education in Biology

48 months
32760 USD/year
29952 USD/year
10978 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Applied Biological Sciences - Secondary Education in Biology BSc program from Arizona State University is designed for students who want to teach biology at the high school level. In addition to the standard curriculum, students receive hands-on experience in laboratory instruction in this BS program in applied biological sciences. 


Students enrolling at this Applied Biological Sciences - Secondary Education in Biology BSc program from Arizona State University should also contact the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.

This major is eligible for the Western Undergraduate Exchange program at the following location: Polytechnic campus. Students from Western states who select this major and campus may be eligible for reduced nonresident tuition at a rate of 150 percent of Arizona resident tuition plus all applicable fees. 

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this concentration are prepared to pursue numerous entry-level careers in biology. Specific career fields include secondary education, wildlife and restoration ecology, and urban horticulture. Employment opportunities exist in private and public sectors. Also, graduates of the general program in applied biological sciences are prepared to succeed in graduate or professional schools in disciplines such as:

  • animal health
  • dentistry
  • ecology
  • environmental biotechnology
  • horticulture
  • medicine
  • physical therapy
  • teaching
  • wildlife biology

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biology 
  • Calculus for Life Sciences 
  • Microbiology
  • Ecology
  • Applied Statistics 
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Applied Plant Physiology 
  • Animal Physiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • English: four years (composition/literature based).
  • Math: four years (algebra I, geometry, algebra II and one course requiring algebra II as a prerequisite).
  • Laboratory science: three years total (one year each from any of the following areas are accepted: biology, chemistry, earth science, integrated sciences, and physics).
  • Social science: two years (including one year American history).
  • Foreign language: two years (same language).
  • Fine arts: one year.
  • First-year students must have a 3.00 grade point average (GPA) (a "B" or better where "A"=4.00) from a secondary school.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32760 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    29952 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29952 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    10978 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10978 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Mesa

900 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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