Dual Licensure Courses

A total of 133 credit hours are required to earn a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education/Special Education Dual Licensure K - 6. The courses you need to complete to be eligible for licensure in Indiana may change from what is presented. New requirements for licensure have been approved by the IDE/OEEL and the governor. When new standards are developed and additional interpretations of the new licensing requirements are made, changes will be made on this website.

General Education Requirements - 44 Hours

MA 184 Math for the Elementary Teacher I
MA 194 Math for the Elementary Teacher II
BIO 104 General Biology
ART 253 Art Appreciation
ENG 153 Introduction to Literature
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
HIS 103 American History I
SOC 323 The Family
ENG 103 English Composition I
ENG 113 English Composition II
SP 203 or COM 163 Effective Speaking or Interpersonal Communication
EXS 102 Lifetime Wellness
GOV 113 Introduction to Government
HIS 113 American History II

Additional - 22 credit hours

PH 104 Physical Science
AST 201 Astronomy Laboratory
AST 203 Astronomy
MUS 272 Music Appreciation
ECO 213 Microeconomics
GEO 303 Human Geography
GEO 323 World Geography
EDU 252 School and Community Health
UE 101 University Experience

Professional Studies Requirements Grades K-6 - 55 credit hours

EDU 111 Freshman Practicum
EDU 211 Sophomore Practicum 
EDU 212 Intro to Music Fundamentals
EDU 222 Educational Psychology for Elementary Teachers
EDU 242 PE for the Elementary Teacher
EDU 301 **Instructional Design Practicum
EDU 303 **Instructional Design
EDU 322 Culturally Responsive Teaching
EDU 342 Kindergarten Experience
EDU 353 Children's Literature
EDU 441 **Teaching of Reading Practicum
EDU 445 **Teaching of Reading
EDU 452** Art for the Elementary Teacher 
EDU 454 **Methods of Teaching Math/Science
EDU 462 Educational Measurement
EDU 463 *Educational Media and Technology
EDU 464 **Methods of Teaching Language Arts/Social Studies
EDU 470 **Supervised Student Teaching ELEM
EDU 482 **Student Teaching Seminar 
EDU 473 Issues in American Public Education

Special Education Mild Intervention Grades K-6 - 12 credit hours

EDU 181 Foundations of SPED
EDU 282 Developmental Needs SPED
EDU 382 **Behavioral Analysis SPED 
EDU 483 **Individual Planning and Assessment SPED
EDU 484 **Methods of Teaching SPED

*Course meets general education computer literacy requirement
**Course must be taken at Trine

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog.