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Science Education Courses

As a student in the Bachelor of science with a major in science education program, you will prepare for licensure in the content area of your choice:

Life Sciences/Biology Curriculum

A total of 120 credit hours are required to earn a Bachelor of science in life-sciences/biology educationThe 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 IDOE/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 - 32-33 hours

MA 113 College Algebra
MA 123 or MA 134 Trigonometry or Calculus I
CH 104 General Chemistry I
CH 114 General Chemistry II
ENG 153 Introduction to Literature
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
EDU 273 Issues in American Education
ENG 143 College Composition
HUM 203 Humanities Seminar
SP 203 or COM 163 Effective Speaking or Interpersonal Communication

Additional Requirements - 10-11 credit hours

UE 101 University Experience
Free Electives - 9-10 credit hours - Electives are determined in conjunction
with an advisor and based on student career objectives.

 

Biology Content - 35 hours

BIO 114 Principles of Biology
BIO 124 Principles of Biology II
BIO 154 Basic Human Anatomy & Physiology
BIO 304 Plant Biology
BIO 314 Animal Biology
BIO 324 Microbiology
BIO 334 Environmental Biology
BIO 343 Cell Physiology
BIO 414 Genetics

Professional Studies Grades 5-12 - 45 Hours

EDU 111 Education Exploration 
EDU 211 Education Immersion 
EDU 232 Educational Psychology for the Middle & Secondary Teacher
EDU 301 Instructional Design Practicum 
EDU 303 Instructional Design 
EDU 312 Exceptional Learners
EDU 322 Culturally Responsive Teaching
EDU 331 Literacy in the Content Area Practicum
EDU 332 Literacy in the Content Area 
EDU 362 Classroom Behavior & Environment
EDU 411 Middle School Methods
EDU 412 The Middle School
EDU 422 Middle School Practicum
EDU 431 Secondary Methods Practicum
EDU 442 Secondary Methods 
EDU 462 Educational Measurement 
EDU 463 Educational Media and Technology 
EDU 470 Student Teaching
EDU 482 Student Teaching Seminar

Chemistry Curriculum

A total of 120 credit hours are required to earn a Bachelor of science in chemistry education. 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 IDOE/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 - 30 credit hours

MA 134 Calculus I
MA 164 Calculus II
PH 224 University Physics I
ENG 153 Introduction to Literature
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
EDU 273 Issues in American Education
ENG 143 College Composition
HUM 203 Humanities Seminar
SP 203 or COM 163 Effective Speaking or Interpersonal Communication

Additional Requirements - 9 credit hours

UE 101 University Experience
Free Electives - 8 credit hours-Electives are determined in conjunction
with an advisor and based on student career objectives

 

Chemistry Content - 39 credit hours

CH 104 General Chemistry I
CH 114 General Chemistry II
CH 234 Quantitative Analysis
CH 324 Chemical Instrument Analysis and Laboratory
CH 344 Inorganic Chemistry
CH 353/351 Physical Chemistry I and Laboratory
CH 434 Biochemistry I
MA 213 Calculus III

Professional Studies Grades 5-12 - 42 credit hours

EDU 111 Education Exploration 
EDU 211 Education Immersion
EDU 232 Educational Psychology for the Middle & Secondary Teacher
EDU 301 Instructional Design Practicum 
EDU 303 Instructional Design 
EDU 312 Exceptional Learners
EDU 322 Culturally Responsive Teaching
EDU 331 Literacy in the Content Area Practicum
EDU 332 Literacy in the Content Area 
EDU 362 Classroom Behavior & Environment
EDU 411 Middle School Practicum
EDU 412 The Middle School
EDU 422 Middle School Methods
EDU 431 Secondary Methods Practicum
EDU 442 Secondary Methods
EDU 462 Educational Measurement 
EDU 463 Educational Media and Technology 
EDU 470 Student Teaching
EDU 482 Student Teaching Seminar

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