BS in Elementary Education Courses

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A total of 120 credit hours are required to each a Bachelor of science in elementary 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 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
HIS 103 American History I
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
ENG 143 College Composition
SP 203 of COM 163 Effective Speaking /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 Introduction to Government
SOC 323 The Family
UE 101 University Experience

Professional Studies Requirements, Grades K-6 - 57 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 312 Exceptional Learners
EDU 322 Culturally Responsive Teaching 
EDU 353 Children's Literature
EDU 362 Classroom Behavior and Environment
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 Student Teaching
EDU 482 Student Teaching Seminar

Free Elective - 14 credit hours 

Electives are determines in conjunction with an advisor and based on student career objectives.

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