May 23, 2018  
Fitchburg State University 2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 2860 - Introduction to Secondary Teaching

3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered in the Fall.

This course is required of all students preparing for initial license at the secondary level. It is a sophomore level course for full-time undergraduates and the first course taken by transfer students. It is taught at the local high school and is a clinical laboratory experience. This course includes a 25 hour pre-practicum requirement and is a prerequisite for other certification course requirements. Students become familiar with the complexities of secondary school teaching and its demands. The course gives faculty the opportunity to screen students and gives students the opportunity to test their commitment to teaching. This course is cross-listed with  CHEM 2860 , HIST 2860  and MATH 2860  

Prerequisite(s): GPA of 2.5

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