Skip to main content
Majors
Bachelor of Science
Biology Education (B.S.)
Students learn to teach biology to students in the middle and high school ages. Biology education students will graduate with a certification to teach from the state of Idaho.
Biology - Todd Kelson
Teach What You Love
As a biology education major, you will have the opportunity to work with students in middle school and high school. You will aid students' understanding of concepts and prepare students for exams. Your primary responsibility will be to teach, but you will also learn to be a mentor and an inspirational figure to students.

The biology education major at BYU-Idaho requires completion of specific coursework in biology, BYU-Idaho general education classes, and education classes needed for certification as secondary education teacher in the state of Idaho.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward

Find Out if This Degree Is Right for You!

Watch expert advice on how to succeed in this major + career options

Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Biology Education have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
Biology Teacher
Biology teaches give lectures and create lesson plans to teach students information related to biology. They follow the state curriculum to prepare students for the state exams and conduct a variety of experiments. Teachers must also grade homework assignments and work with students to help them get the most from their education.
Elementary Education
Elementary educators work with younger students in elementary school in a classroom setting. Teachers instruct students in a variety of different subjects and help students overcome different issues they may be facing. You will need to manage a classroom of younger kids and assist in teaching good behavior.

Getting Started in This Degree

If you are interested in Biology Education, start with one of the following major-specific courses:

Related Majors