Biological Science: Secondary Instruction, B.S.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Biological Sciences: Secondary Instruction Program at Biola University is to provide an academically stimulating and challenging environment for intellectual and spiritual growth, preparing students to pursue careers as teachers to make an impact as educators in the secondary classroom.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Biological Science: Secondary Instruction, students will be able to:


Demonstrate a knowledge of and ability to explain scientific methodology.


Demonstrate an understanding of and ability to explain the bio-molecular basis of life.


Describe and classify the diversity of organismal form, structure and function, and the relationship of the organisms to one another and the environment.


Demonstrate an ability to integrate faith and learning as it relates to biological sciences and to practice science with integrity as good stewards of creation.


Curriculum Map

A Curriculum Map shows which courses in a degree program are responsible to intentionally develop each PLO at the Introductory, Developing, and Mastery levels.

No Curriculum Map is currently available for this program.

Assessment Plan

An Assessment Plan is a listing of the student work that will be used to assess achievement of each learning outcome.

No Assessment Plan is currently available for this program.

Assessment Schedule

An Assessment Schedule is a 5-year schedule that indicates when each of the PLOs will be assessed and when the comprehensive Program Review will occur.

Annual PLO Assessment Reports

The Annual Reports from each year’s PLO assessment.

No Annual PLO Assessment Reports are currently available for this program.

Program Review Executive Summary

The Executive Summary report from the most recent comprehensive Program Review.

The Executive Summary is currently unavailable for this program.