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With Secondary Education in Biology in Collaboration with Albright College

First Semester

  • BIOL 110* (4 credits)
  • CHEM 110 (3 credits)
  • CHEM 111 (1 credit)
  • ENGL 015 (3 credits)
  • FIRST YEAR SEMINAR (PHIL 132S) (3 credits)
  • ARTS ELECTIVE (3 credits)
  • Total Credits - 17

Second Semester

  • BIOL 240W* (4 credits)
  • MATH 140 (4 credits)
  • CHEM 112* (3 credits)
  • CHEM 113* (1 credit)
  • PSY 100 (3 credits)
  • ESACT OR HEALTH (1-2 credits)
  • Total Credits - 16-17

Third Semester

  • BIOL 23OW * 4 4 (4 credits)
  • CHEM 202 or 210* (3 credits)
  • EDTHP 115* 3 3 (3 credits)
  • ENGL (Literature) or CMLIT elective (3 credits)
  • MATH 141 (3 credits)
  • Total Credits - 16

Fourth Semester

  • BIOL 220W* (4 credits)
  • CHEM 203 or 212 & 213* (3-5 credits)
  • MICRO 201* (3 credits)
  • CAS 100 (3 credits)
  • EDU 214 (ALBRIGHT)*(3 credits)
  • Total Credits - 16-18

Fifth Semester

  • B M B 442* (3 credits)
  • PHYSICS 211 or 250 (4 credits)
  • B M B 401* (3 credits)
  • SOCIAL SCIENCES SELECTION (3 credits)
  • SPE 215 (ALBRIGHT)  (3 credits)
  • ESACT OR HEALTH (1-2 credits)
  • Total Credits - 17-18

Sixth Semester

  • BIOL 472* (3 credits)
  • PHYSICS 212 or 251 (4 credits)
  • ENGL 202C* (3 credits)
  • STAT 250* (3 credits)
  • EDU 301(ALBRIGHT)* (3 credits)
  • B M B 402* (3 credits)
  • Total Credits - 17-18

Seventh Semester

  • ARTS SELECTION (3 credits)
  • LANGUAGE SELECTION (3 credits)
  • ASTRO 10/11 (3 credits)
  • ELECTIVE or PHYS 213,214 (3-4 credits)
  • SOCIAL SCIENCES SELECTION (3 credits)
  • Total Credits - 15-16

Eighth Semester

  • ESACT OR HEALTH (1-2 credits)
  • LANGUAGE SELECTION (3 credits)
  • ARTS SELECTION (3 credits)
  • ELECTIVE (3 credits)
  • BIOL 324 (ALBRIGHT)* (3 credits)
  • Total Credits - 15


*These courses are only offered in the semester indicated.
Prior to end of fourth semester, the student will need to register with Albright for the secondary education certificate program. For each Albright course the student should see their advisor at PSU. The requirements for enrollment are:
  1. Have an overall GPA of 3.0 or above
  2. Have at least 6 credits of mathematics (which are included in the Life Science degree)
  3. Have completed ENGL 15 and a literature class
  4. Pass three PRAXIS exams: writing, reading, and math
  5. Complete CAS 100
  6. Complete EDU 214 at Albright

Student will graduate with a degree in life science from Penn State University then enroll for a ninth semester at Albright College to complete two more 400-level education courses and student teaching.