Your Future in Biology Education

Discover your calling in biology education with Charleston Southern University’s Bachelor of Science program. Immerse yourself in a rigorous, lab-intensive curriculum that combines core biological sciences with a variety of science electives, preparing you for a fulfilling career in education with a focus on biology.

At CSU, our education graduates are in high demand, with many securing positions before graduation and earning accolades such as Rookie of the Year in their schools. Our experienced faculty are committed to building close relationships with students and providing them with the tools and knowledge they need to succeed in the field.

Experience the CSU advantage, where students learn research-based methods for delivering effective biology instruction. With opportunities for yearlong clinical internships, students gain hands-on experience in real classroom settings, setting the stage for a seamless transition into their teaching careers.

Join us at Charleston Southern University and embark on a journey to become a sought-after biology educator. With our program, your passion for biology and teaching will flourish, paving the way for a rewarding and impactful career in education.


Resources for Future Teachers

CSU’s partners at TeachSC have free tools and resources to make applying to our program, and becoming a classroom teacher, easier. If you create a TeachSC account, you will have access to:

  • An interactive application checklist to keep you on track.
  • 1-on-1 expert advice for any question along the way.
  • How-to guides for eligibility, applications, testing and finances.
  • A chance to win a $1,000 scholarship toward tuition.

To get access, sign up for TeachSC!


Accreditation

Charleston Southern University’s accreditation can be found here.

Biology Education: it's a calling

Students at CSU learn research-based methods for delivering biology instruction. Some of our biology education students receive job offers before they even finish their student teaching experience, some at the same high school where they completed their student teaching.

As a Biology Education major, you’ll take courses like…

  • Foundations of Biology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Microbiology
  • Elementary Organic Chemistry
  • Principles and Philosophy of Education
  • Human Growth and Child Development
  • Instructional Strategies for Diverse Learners

Graduates are equipped for a variety of career paths.

  • High School Biology Teacher
  • Graduate Student
  • PhD Student in Biology Education
Teacher And Pupils Using Wooden Shapes In Montessori School.

College of Education

The mission of the College of Education is to prepare professional educators who, guided by a strong sense of community and the integration of their faith, are academically strong, skilled and morally committed to educating in a wide range of culturally diverse learning environments. The College of Education offers a liberal arts core curriculum, professional education courses, clinical settings, content specialty courses and other extracurricular candidate experiences including Future Teachers Society, Teaching Fellows, service projects, mission programs and more.

explore our facilities

Wingo Hall

Wingo Hall houses classrooms for the humanities and education and faculty offices for the College of Education. Named for Henry C. Wingo.

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Science Building

The building houses chemistry, biology and research labs, faculty offices and classrooms. A greenhouse is located adjacent to the science building. The greenhouse contains more than 50 different varieties of orchids: both hybrids and species. There is also a bog garden with more than 30 different species of carnivorous plants.

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