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Biology Education

University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

48 months
Duration
28470 USD/year
28470 USD/year
12280 USD/year
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About

The curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Arts in Biology Education (BIOE) degree at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) couples the coursework required for the regular Biology B.A. degree with additional courses necessary and recommended for certification to teach biology at the secondary level.

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Overview

Students completing this Biology Education (BIOE) degree at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)  will have a strong foundation in the biological sciences and will be capable of working in a range of technical positions in addition to secondary education.

Opportunities

With more than 30 tenured and tenure-track faculty members and lecturers, UMBC’s Department of Biological Sciences is one of the university’s largest academic departments encompassing a wide breadth of research and teaching. Research faculty in the Biological Sciences focus on:

  • Cell Biology
  • Computational Biology
  • Developmental Biology & Immunology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Molecular Biology & Genetics
  • Neuroscience
  • Plant Biology

The department offers a full complement of baccalaureate and graduate programs leading to B.A., B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees, which are recognized for their emphasis on research, scientific approach, faculty contact, and extensive laboratory offerings. These programs serve to train a broad spectrum of future biologists and researchers, and to prepare students for graduate and professional schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Foundations of Biology: Cells, Energy & Organisms
  • Foundations of Biology: Ecology & Evolution
  • Molecular and General Genetics
  • Cell Biology
  • Experimental Biology Laboratory
  • Molecular and general genetics Laboratory
  • Animal Physiology
  • Ethics and Integrity in Scientific Research
  • Principles of Chemistry 
  • Organic Chemistry 
  • Elementary Calculus or Calculus and Analytical Geometry
  • Basic Physics 
  • Statistics with Applications in the Biological Sciences

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you have or are currently earning your high school/secondary school diploma or equivalent but have not earned college credits at the university level AFTER earning your diploma, you should apply to UMBC as a first-year student.
    • We weigh a number of factors in making admission decisions. In addition to grade point average and standardized test scores, the strength of your curriculum, class rank, and other achievements as well as your essay will be considered. We expect applicants to have completed a strong college preparatory program of study from an accredited high school/secondary school.
    • If you have attended a postsecondary institution, such as a college or university, outside the United States, submit course by course credentials evaluated through one of the following evaluation services. 
    • Documents in languages other than English must be accompanied by a certified English translation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28470 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28470 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    28470 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28470 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12280 USD per year during 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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