The Bachelor of Arts in Biology Teaching is a Purdue University degree offered in the Department of Biology.
Studying biology provides a background for students to evaluate and understand new discoveries and to make informed decisions in the use of scientific knowledge to benefit all living organisms. Geneticists, molecular biologists, and physiologists have provided valuable insight into how cells and systems function. Biologists have helped improve human life in many ways, including the discovery of antibiotics and other medicines, a better understanding of the cellular processes leading to cancer, and the development of new crops.
The Biology Bachelor of Arts in Biology Teaching degree is a four-year program consisting of 132 credit hours. You’ll explore, discover, and learn biology through coursework and research. The degree prepares students to teach biology at the middle school and high school level.