Bachelor of Science in Allied Health with Integrated Credential

This degree program is offered collaboratively by the Department of Biology and Chemistry in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Division of Teacher Education in the School of Education. Students earn a bachelor of science degree in allied health and a teaching credential in a total of four years. Full program details and requirements are available on the Integrated Bachelor’s/Credential program page of this catalog.

Major Requirements

Biology
BIOL 151General Biology I 14
BIOL 240Biology of Microorganisms4
BIOL 250Human Anatomy4
BIOL 251Human Physiology4
BIOL 280Cell Biology4
BIOL 300Genetics4
BIOL 396Topics in Biology and Christian Thought 21
BIOL 496Writing 3: Ethics and the Sciences 33
Chemistry
CHEM 151General Chemistry I 1, 44
CHEM 152General Chemistry II 44
CHEM 240Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry 54
Mathematics
MATH 130Introduction to Statistics 63
Physics
PHYC 151Physics for Life Sciences I 1, 44
PHYC 152Physics for Life Sciences II 44
Psychology3
General Psychology 7
OR
Human Growth and Development 7
Sociology
SOC 120Introduction to Sociology 73
Electives
Select one of the following:4
Principles of Biochemistry 8
Biochemistry I 8
Biochemistry II 8
Ecology 10
Neurobiology
Vertebrate Biology
Mammalian Physiology
Plant Biology
Molecular Biology
Practicum and Topics in Allied Health 11
Select at least 3 units from the following: 23
Medical Microbiology
Pre-health Seminar 9
Medical Missions Practicum 9
Science Internship
Stewardship Ecology
Developmental Biology
Biology Seminar 9
Advanced Topics in Biology
Readings 9
Directed Research 9
or an additional 4-unit course from the previous Electives list above
Total Units64

Credential Requirements for the Integrated Bachelors and Credential Program

Foundations Courses
TESP 501Art of Teaching I: Foundations of Teaching 13
TESP 511Art of Teaching II: Pedagogy and Instructional Design 13
TESP 502Science of Teaching I: How Students Learn 13
TESP 512Science of Teaching II: Effective Assessment Strategies for All Learners 13
TESP 503The Soul of Teaching: Tapestry of American Education3
TESP 504Schools and Educational Systems3
Specialization Courses
TEP 531Methods of Teaching Reading and Writing (7-12)3
TEP 532Secondary Pedagogy I: Teaching in Secondary Schools (7-12)2
TEP 533The Differentiated Classroom: Maximizing Capacity of Each Learner (7-12)3
TEP 534Secondary Pedagogy II: Content-Specific Strategies, Teaching, and Assessment (7-12)2
TEP 561Clinical Practice I: Single Subject Credential2
TEP 562Clinical Practice II: Single Subject Credential2
Total Units32

The following courses meet the undergraduate General Education requirements within the Integrated Bachelors and Credential programs:

  • TESP 502 meets the General Education Social Sciences requirement.
  • TESP 503 meets the General Education Intercultural Competence requirement.
  • TESP 504 meets the General Education Civic Knowledge and Engagement requirement.
  • TEP 551 and TEP 552 meet the General Education Integrative and Applied Learning requirement.
  • TEP 561 and TEP 562 meet the General Education Integrative and Applied Learning requirement.