A total of 120 credit hours are required to earn a Bachelor of science in dual licensure elementary education K-6 and special education/mild intervention P-12. 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 - 33 Hours

MA 184 Math for the Elementary Teacher I
MA 194 Math for the Elementary Teacher II
BIO 1003 Plants and People
ENG 153 Introduction to Literature
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
HIS 103 American History I
ENG 143 College Composition
HUM 203 Humanities Seminar
SP 203 or COM 163 Effective Speaking or Interpersonal Communication
PH 104 Physical Science

Additional - 16 credit hours

GEO 303 Human Geography
GEO 323 World Geography
HIS 113  American History II
POLS 113 Introducation to Government
SOC 323 The Family
UE 101 University Experience

Professional Studies Requirements Grades K-6 - 55 credit hours

EDU 111 Education Exploration
EDU 211 Education Immersion 
EDU 222 Educational Psychology for the Elementary Teacher
EDU 252 School and Community Health
EDU 273 Issues in American Education
EDU 301 Instructional Design Practicum
EDU 303 Instructional Design
EDU 322 Culturally Responsive Teaching
EDU 353 Children's Literature
EDU 372 Teaching of Literacy (3-6)
EDU 441 Teaching of Literacy Practicum
EDU 445 Teaching of Literacy (K-2)
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 
EDU 482 Student Teaching Seminar 

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

EDU 181 Introduction to Teaching Students with Mild Exceptional Needs
EDU 282 The Development of Students with Mild Exceptional Needs
EDU 382 Behavioral Analysis of Studdents with Mild Exceptional Needs 
EDU 483 Individual Planning and Assessment of students with Mild Exceptional Needs
EDU 484 Methods of Teaching Students with Mild Exceptional Needs

Electives -4 credit hours

Free Electives (4)

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