Aug 17, 2019  
2019-2020 Augusta University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Augusta University Catalog

Bachelor of Science with a major in Biology and an Integrated Master of Arts in Teaching


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Program Overview

The Integrated Master of Arts in Teaching (IMAT) program is a high impact, high quality, program designed to generate student desire to attain 6-12 teacher certification and to recruit highly qualified undergraduate STEM majors for the teaching profession. Graduates will earn a Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) in a Biology AND a Masters of Arts in Teaching (MAT) through a streamlined program.

https://www.augusta.edu/scimath/biology/index.php

Program Coordinator
Chair: Dr. Richard Griner
706-737-1539
biology@augusta.edu
Admissions Information

For more information on admissions requirements, please visit the Office of Admissions website.

Progression & Graduation Requirements
  • Double or triple majors, or major-minor combinations, that combine Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, and/or Ecology are not permitted.
  • A grade of C or better is required in all Area F, Required Lower Division, Major Concentration, and Upper Division Elective courses.
  • Satisfactory Completion of the ETS Major Field Test
  • If a student does not successfully complete a biology course after two attempts (i.e., he/she receives a D, F, W, or WF), the student will be limited to specific registration times for any subsequent attempts. Any student meeting these criteria will not be allowed to register for the course until the last day of late registration. Appeals may be made to the Chair of the Department of Biological Sciences in hardship cases.
  • Major Concentration hours & Upper Elective hours must total at least 39 hours.
  • Satisfactory Completion of the ETS Major Field Test
  • If a student does not successfully complete a biology course after two attempts (i.e., he/she receives a D, F, W, or WF), the student will be limited to specific registration times for any subsequent attempts. Any student meeting these criteria will not be allowed to register for the course until the last day of late registration. Appeals may be made to the Chair of the Department of Biological Sciences in hardship cases.
  • GACE Content I and II
  • Complete GACE Educator Ethics

Core Areas A - E: 42 Hours


For more information on Core Curriculum Areas A-E, see Core Requirements .

Other Required Courses (may be used in the Core Curriculum) and spill over hours from Area F: 2-15 Hours


(Grade of C or better is required in all these courses.)

1. MATH 2210 Elementary Statistics  

2. CHEM 2410 Chemistry of Organic and Biomolecules  or
    CHEM 3411 Organic Chemistry I  

3. PHYS 1111 Introductory Physics I  and PHYS 1111L - Introductory Physics I Laboratory (1 Credit Hour)  and
    PHYS 1112 Introductory Physics II  and PHYS 1112L - Introductory Physics II Laboratory (1 Credit Hour)  
     or
    PHYS 2211 Principles of Physics I  and
    PHYS 2212 Principles of Physics II  

Upper Division Electives: 12 Hours


(Grade of C or better is required in all these courses.)

To be chosen with the assistance of the student’s faculty advisor.

Wellness Graduation Requirement: 4 Hours


Students who transfer to Augusta University with less than 60 credit hours must complete the Wellness Requirement.

Total hours for IMAT program: 154


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